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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South West / Dorset
Rank 20 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing XML 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.06% 1.30% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 7.50% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £440 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +67.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 40 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 43.62% 17.32% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 34
Median daily rate £325 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £525 - 1
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Grails
2 3 (30.00%) Groovy
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management

XML
Top Related 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) ERwin
3 1 (10.00%) MagicDraw
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Grails
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Lucene
3 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) MOF
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle