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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing XML 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 1.85% 4.69% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 13.64% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £59.31 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.23
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.90%  

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 10 22 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 18.52% 34.38% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 18
Median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £385 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £59.31 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 27 June 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%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Identity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
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
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (14.29%) Blog
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) RIA
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
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%) Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Product Architect
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Identity Management
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
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