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 23 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing XML 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.99% 2.22% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 6.45% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.35% -7.33%  

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 24 31 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 23.76% 34.44% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 17
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Guildford region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Mule
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) JAXB
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP

XML
Co-occurring 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JAXB
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Drools
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat