Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 65 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -30 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 125 97 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.40% 2.80% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.33% 11.99% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 45 127
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £281
90th Percentile £534 £519 £486
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 20
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.46% +22.35%
10th Percentile £36.83 £40.00 £41.10
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.67 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.04% +104.44%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,210 809 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.90% 23.33% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 462 620
Hampshire median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £258 £281
90th Percentile £570 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 56
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24.70 £39.76 £18.22
90th Percentile £57.40 £47.46 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +12.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Hampshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Hampshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Hampshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Hampshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XML in Hampshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -14 31 £375 +15.38% 3
Winchester 0 11 £430 -14.00% 4
Farnborough -6 10 £475 +11.76%
Southampton -32 10 £400 +3.23% 5
Hook +13 6 £363 - 1
Fareham +3 6 £550 +29.41%
Eastleigh - 5 £450 -
Andover -6 4 £375 -21.05% 1
Fleet - 4 £400 -
Basingstoke -7 2 £347 -25.40% 4
Liphook - 1 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 68 (54.40%) JavaScript
2 63 (50.40%) HTML
3 56 (44.80%) CSS
4 51 (40.80%) Web Services
5 46 (36.80%) SQL
6 44 (35.20%) C#
7 39 (31.20%) jQuery
8 37 (29.60%) .NET
9 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (26.40%) JSON
11 31 (24.80%) Java
12 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET
12 30 (24.00%) MVC
13 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
13 29 (23.20%) SOAP
14 26 (20.80%) Visual Studio
14 26 (20.80%) Ajax
14 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 24 (19.20%) Oracle
16 24 (19.20%) XSLT
16 24 (19.20%) Windows
16 24 (19.20%) Linux
16 24 (19.20%) RESTful
16 24 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (18.40%) REST
18 21 (16.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
19 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
20 19 (15.20%) HTML5

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (12.00%) IIS
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.40%) JBoss
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.20%) CMS
5 4 (3.20%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Boomi
2 6 (4.80%) GitHub
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.00%) PaaS
4 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.40%) Office 365
6 2 (1.60%) npm
6 2 (1.60%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.80%) NuGet
7 1 (0.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) SMTP
2 11 (8.80%) SNMP
3 10 (8.00%) DNS
3 10 (8.00%) IMAP
3 10 (8.00%) Internet
4 6 (4.80%) PuTTY
5 5 (4.00%) Bluetooth
5 5 (4.00%) DVB
5 5 (4.00%) Firewall
6 4 (3.20%) AMQP
6 4 (3.20%) ATM
7 3 (2.40%) HTTP
7 3 (2.40%) VLAN
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.60%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.80%) MySQL
4 9 (7.20%) SQLPlus
5 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.80%) SQLite
7 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.00%) HBase
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.60%) Big Data
10 2 (1.60%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.60%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.80%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) Visual Studio
2 21 (16.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (14.40%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.80%) Subversion
5 13 (10.40%) JUnit
6 10 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (7.20%) InstallShield
8 8 (6.40%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.00%) Maven
10 4 (3.20%) JIRA
10 4 (3.20%) NetBeans
10 4 (3.20%) Selenium
10 4 (3.20%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.40%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.40%) XMLSpy
11 3 (2.40%) XMLUnit
12 2 (1.60%) Ant
12 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.60%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Automotive
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (75.20%) Developer
2 21 (16.80%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.80%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Applications Developer
7 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.60%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Architect
9 6 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Integration Developer
9 6 (4.80%) iOS Developer
10 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.00%) React Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.20%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.40%) HTML
2 56 (44.80%) CSS
3 51 (40.80%) Web Services
4 39 (31.20%) jQuery
5 37 (29.60%) .NET
6 33 (26.40%) JSON
7 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 29 (23.20%) SOAP
9 26 (20.80%) Ajax
9 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (19.20%) RESTful
10 24 (19.20%) XSLT
11 23 (18.40%) REST
12 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
13 19 (15.20%) Entity Framework
13 19 (15.20%) HTML5
14 16 (12.80%) LINQ
14 16 (12.80%) XSL
15 15 (12.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.40%) W3C
3 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) iPhone
4 5 (4.00%) Social Media
5 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.40%) DataPower
6 3 (2.40%) PKI
6 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.40%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.80%) Animation
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) IPTV
7 1 (0.80%) MPEG
7 1 (0.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Linux
1 24 (19.20%) Windows
2 17 (13.60%) Unix
3 7 (5.60%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) CentOS
5 1 (0.80%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.00%) MVC
3 17 (13.60%) OO
4 16 (12.80%) TDD
5 12 (9.60%) Scrum
6 11 (8.80%) API Development
6 11 (8.80%) BDD
6 11 (8.80%) Workflow
7 10 (8.00%) SDLC
7 10 (8.00%) SOA
8 9 (7.20%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.60%) DevOps
10 7 (5.60%) Issue Tracking
10 7 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.60%) Service Design
10 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.40%) JavaScript
2 46 (36.80%) SQL
3 44 (35.20%) C#
4 31 (24.80%) Java
5 12 (9.60%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.40%) C
6 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.60%) C++
8 5 (4.00%) Apple Swift
8 5 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.20%) Python
9 4 (3.20%) Tcl
10 3 (2.40%) ABAP
10 3 (2.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.60%) Delphi
11 2 (1.60%) Jython
11 2 (1.60%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.60%) PHP
11 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.60%) MCSE
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.20%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) HDFS
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Docker
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) MOM
1 3 (2.40%) Netcool
1 3 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.20%) Oracle
3 12 (9.60%) Dell
4 8 (6.40%) Citrix
4 8 (6.40%) Northgate
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco
5 4 (3.20%) Splunk
6 3 (2.40%) HP
6 3 (2.40%) Remedy
6 3 (2.40%) SAP
6 3 (2.40%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) ComArch
7 2 (1.60%) Nintex
7 2 (1.60%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.60%) Software AG
8 1 (0.80%) ATG
8 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.80%) hybris
8 1 (0.80%) Sitecore