Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 75 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 25 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.15% 1.91% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 4.40% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
Croydon median daily rate £455 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.27% +7.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £416 £341
90th Percentile £550 £487 £475
South London median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £28.50 -
South London median hourly rate - £47.83 £34.52
% change year-on-year - +38.58% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 485 364 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 41.63% 43.38% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 241 104
Croydon median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £381 £313
90th Percentile £589 £656 £513
South London median daily rate £500 £495 £425
% change year-on-year +1.01% +16.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% - -
South London median hourly rate £43.97 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.08% -4.34% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Croydon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Croydon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Croydon over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Croydon

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for XML.

1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (72.00%) Tomcat
5 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (52.00%) DevOps
6 13 (52.00%) JSON
7 12 (48.00%) Java EE
7 12 (48.00%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (44.00%) Amazon S3
9 10 (40.00%) REST
10 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (36.00%) Maven
10 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (32.00%) Scrum
11 8 (32.00%) JUnit
11 8 (32.00%) SOAP
11 8 (32.00%) BDD
11 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (28.00%) RESTful
12 7 (28.00%) Web Services
12 7 (28.00%) J2EE
12 7 (28.00%) Spring
13 6 (24.00%) SQL
13 6 (24.00%) Apache Camel
14 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
14 5 (20.00%) API Development
14 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 18 (72.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.00%) Force.com
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (36.00%) Maven
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) JUnit
3 5 (20.00%) DbUnit
3 5 (20.00%) jMock
3 5 (20.00%) Mockito
3 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium
5 3 (12.00%) GitLab
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) JSON
2 12 (48.00%) Java EE
2 12 (48.00%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (40.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 7 (28.00%) J2EE
5 7 (28.00%) RESTful
5 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (20.00%) PowerMock
8 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (8.00%) HTML
10 1 (4.00%) CSS
10 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 1 (4.00%) JMS
10 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
10 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
10 1 (4.00%) XSD
10 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) API Development
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) Kanban
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) API Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (4.00%) API Design
8 1 (4.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Java 8
5 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) SAP