Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 92 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 -26 -33
Contract jobs citing XML 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.18% 1.15% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.02% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Croydon median daily rate £494 £471 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +23.20% -4.38%
10th Percentile £400 £430 £350
90th Percentile £566 £496 £463
South London median daily rate £494 £463 £383
% change year-on-year +6.76% +20.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £44.92 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -6.09% - -

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 400 397 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 39.25% 38.06% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 290 87
Croydon median daily rate £525 £519 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +15.28% +2.86%
10th Percentile £389 £363 £313
90th Percentile £615 £670 £524
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £47.83 £47.42
% change year-on-year -7.63% +0.88% -0.87%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (41.67%) REST
6 5 (41.67%) Kanban
6 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Spring
7 4 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) JSON
7 4 (33.33%) SOAP
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) JUnit
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
8 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (25.00%) PowerMock
8 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (25.00%) Groovy
8 3 (25.00%) RESTful
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (25.00%) Mockito

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 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) IMAP
1 2 (16.67%) SMTP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) jMock
3 3 (25.00%) Mockito
3 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
5 1 (8.33%) GitLab
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) PowerMock
3 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) YAML
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) Grails
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Kanban
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) API Development
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Ticket Management
6 1 (8.33%) API Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Conceptual Models
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java 8
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle