The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 20 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing XML 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.29% 0.68% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 2.94% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Guildford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36 34 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 27.48% 22.97% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 34
Median daily rate £450 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £439 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Guildford

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Guildford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Guildford region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) REST
5 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (50.00%) HTTP
5 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
5 6 (50.00%) JAXB
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (41.67%) Spring
6 5 (41.67%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) JMS
8 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
8 3 (25.00%) Telnet
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Law
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Mule
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) QuickPlace
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
1 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (25.00%) Telnet
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LTE
3 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
3 2 (16.67%) Cobertura
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Domino Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Lotus Notes Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) REST
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) JAXB
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
6 2 (16.67%) JAX-RS
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
6 2 (16.67%) SAML
6 2 (16.67%) XSD
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) CQRS
4 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) LotusScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PA-DSS
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) Samsung
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos