Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 November 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 10 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.30% 3.88% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.16% 13.39% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Dorset median daily rate £431 £418 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +21.90% +19.13%
10th Percentile £270 £350 £265
90th Percentile £455 £430 £398
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -30.00%

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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 76 127 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.08% 29.00% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 93 37
Dorset median daily rate £415 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £311 £238 £213
90th Percentile £483 £448 £480
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.07% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £42.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £46.75 - £44.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Dorset

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Dorset

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Dorset

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Dorset

XML
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +10 10 £431 +1.47% 1
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for XML.

1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (30.00%) OpenText Process Suite
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) W3C
5 3 (30.00%) Process Management
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Migration

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) DHTML
6 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (30.00%) W3C
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Process Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Pattern Matching
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) AWK
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) OpenText
2 1 (10.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (10.00%) HP