The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 30 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.

XML
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing XML 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 8.11% 5.13% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 28.57% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £72.89 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.81% -  
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 Farnborough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 14 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 28.38% 17.95% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Median daily rate £525 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.15% +3.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £72.89 £38.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.81% +176.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough 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 Farnborough

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Farnborough

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for XML.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Identity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (85.71%) ServiceNow
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) EAI
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) B2B
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Product Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Product Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Product Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Identity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) ServiceNow
1 6 (85.71%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP