The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 33 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7  
Contract jobs citing XML 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.99% 1.60% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 12.50% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £486 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 49 40 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 12.10% 12.82% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 30
Median daily rate £388 £306 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.53% -16.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £209 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Basingstoke

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Basingstoke

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Software AG
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) webMethods
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) J2SE
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Java RMI
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Axis
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) J2SE
2 2 (28.57%) Java RMI
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) SPML
3 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) BeanShell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Jython
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Software AG
2 2 (28.57%) webMethods
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead