The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing XML 70 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.03% 12.33% 15.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.62% 45.90% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 36
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £12.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -66.66%  
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 147 122 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.77% 26.87% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 68 84
Median daily rate £447 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.31% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 19
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.50 £40.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Essex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Essex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Essex

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Essex

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Essex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XML in Essex

XML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 24 £488 -
Brentwood 0 7 - - 4
Basildon -1 3 £250 -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for XML.

1 68 (70.10%) Java
2 65 (67.01%) HTML
3 62 (63.92%) JavaScript
4 57 (58.76%) Oracle
5 51 (52.58%) JSON
6 43 (44.33%) TDD
7 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (42.27%) Unix
8 40 (41.24%) CSS
8 40 (41.24%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (40.21%) SQL
10 33 (34.02%) MVC
11 31 (31.96%) JUnit
12 30 (30.93%) Jenkins
13 29 (29.90%) Pair Programming
14 24 (24.74%) Linux
14 24 (24.74%) CRM
14 24 (24.74%) Adobe
14 24 (24.74%) RESTful
15 23 (23.71%) Mobile App
15 23 (23.71%) B2C
16 22 (22.68%) OOD
16 22 (22.68%) OOA/OOD
16 22 (22.68%) PHP
16 22 (22.68%) Adobe Campaign
16 22 (22.68%) GitHub
16 22 (22.68%) Core Animation
16 22 (22.68%) Unica
16 22 (22.68%) Animation
16 22 (22.68%) Core Data

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (15.46%) WebLogic
2 10 (10.31%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.25%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.25%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.22%) JBoss
5 3 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.09%) Confluence
5 3 (3.09%) Mule
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Adobe Campaign
1 22 (22.68%) Unica
2 10 (10.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.68%) GitHub
2 12 (12.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.25%) Office 365
3 8 (8.25%) Yammer
4 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.40%) Hadoop
4 12 (12.37%) MySQL
5 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
5 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.19%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.09%) Ingres
9 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) JUnit
2 30 (30.93%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.46%) Gradle
4 12 (12.37%) Calabash
5 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.31%) Xcode
7 9 (9.28%) Ant
7 9 (9.28%) Maven
8 8 (8.25%) JIRA
8 8 (8.25%) PVCS
8 8 (8.25%) Subversion
9 7 (7.22%) Selenium
10 5 (5.15%) JMeter
10 5 (5.15%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.15%) Mockito
11 3 (3.09%) AccuRev
11 3 (3.09%) Android Studio
11 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.09%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (13.40%) Automotive
2 12 (12.37%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.28%) Retail
4 7 (7.22%) Finance
5 6 (6.19%) Marketing
6 4 (4.12%) Electronics
6 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (75.26%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.46%) CRM Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Android Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Technical Architect
6 10 (10.31%) iOS Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Digital Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Performance Tester
9 5 (5.15%) Tester
10 4 (4.12%) Digital Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.09%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (3.09%) HTML Developer
11 3 (3.09%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (67.01%) HTML
2 51 (52.58%) JSON
3 40 (41.24%) CSS
4 24 (24.74%) RESTful
5 22 (22.68%) Core Animation
5 22 (22.68%) Core Data
6 21 (21.65%) J2EE
7 20 (20.62%) Web Services
8 18 (18.56%) XSLT
9 16 (16.49%) Spring
10 15 (15.46%) JSP
11 13 (13.40%) Android SDK
11 13 (13.40%) Middleware
12 12 (12.37%) EclipseLink
12 12 (12.37%) JPA
13 11 (11.34%) Ajax
13 11 (11.34%) SOAP
13 11 (11.34%) XML Schema
14 10 (10.31%) Cocoa
14 10 (10.31%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Mobile App
2 22 (22.68%) Animation
3 10 (10.31%) iPhone
4 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.22%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) RIA
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) Unix
2 24 (24.74%) Linux
3 13 (13.40%) Android
4 11 (11.34%) Windows
5 10 (10.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.19%) VME
7 4 (4.12%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) TDD
2 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (41.24%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (34.02%) MVC
5 29 (29.90%) Pair Programming
6 24 (24.74%) CRM
7 23 (23.71%) B2C
8 22 (22.68%) OOA/OOD
8 22 (22.68%) OOD
8 22 (22.68%) Push Notifications
9 21 (21.65%) Scrum
10 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
11 17 (17.53%) Analytics
11 17 (17.53%) OO
11 17 (17.53%) UML
12 16 (16.49%) SOA
13 14 (14.43%) Web Development
14 13 (13.40%) Android Development
15 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.10%) Java
2 62 (63.92%) JavaScript
3 39 (40.21%) SQL
4 22 (22.68%) PHP
5 10 (10.31%) Apple Swift
5 10 (10.31%) C++
5 10 (10.31%) Objective-C
6 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.09%) XPath
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Groovy
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
1 5 (5.15%) ISEB
1 5 (5.15%) ISTQB
1 5 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (58.76%) Oracle
2 24 (24.74%) Adobe
3 12 (12.37%) SAP
4 10 (10.31%) IBM
4 10 (10.31%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (8.25%) Infor
5 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.15%) Fujitsu
7 3 (3.09%) WSO2
8 1 (1.03%) FatWire
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) Omniture
8 1 (1.03%) Teradata
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