Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 62 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 -31 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 141 107 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.69% 3.02% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.10% 13.48% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 45 110
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +8.11% -2.63%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £281
90th Percentile £536 £540 £475
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +3.53% +10.39% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 21
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -13.46% +22.35%
10th Percentile £36.21 £40.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £50.38 £80.73 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -6.25% +28.00%

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 1,270 794 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.27% 22.39% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 452 540
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £276 £281
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 58
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £44.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -0.51% -0.60%
10th Percentile £31.30 £26.79 £18.59
90th Percentile £57.36 £54.20 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -4 37 £450 +38.46% 5
Southampton -25 18 £380 -1.94% 4
Farnborough -8 12 £500 +29.03% 6
Basingstoke -16 7 £450 -4.26% 2
Fareham 0 6 £550 +52.78%
Winchester -2 6 £415 -15.31% 1
Hook - 6 £400 -
Romsey - 5 £450 -
Eastleigh - 3 £500 - 1
Fleet - 3 £400 - 1
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Havant - 1 - -
Liphook - 1 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 70 (49.65%) JavaScript
2 64 (45.39%) HTML
3 55 (39.01%) Web Services
4 54 (38.30%) CSS
5 50 (35.46%) C#
6 47 (33.33%) SQL
7 42 (29.79%) jQuery
8 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (27.66%) SQL Server
9 38 (26.95%) .NET
10 37 (26.24%) Java
11 33 (23.40%) SOAP
12 32 (22.70%) Security Cleared
13 31 (21.99%) XSLT
14 30 (21.28%) JSON
14 30 (21.28%) Ajax
15 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET
16 28 (19.86%) SC Cleared
16 28 (19.86%) REST
17 27 (19.15%) MVC
18 26 (18.44%) Windows
19 25 (17.73%) OO
20 24 (17.02%) Oracle
21 23 (16.31%) Linux
21 23 (16.31%) RESTful
22 22 (15.60%) Visual Studio
23 21 (14.89%) Entity Framework
23 21 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
24 20 (14.18%) C++
24 20 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (7.80%) Apache Spark
1 11 (7.80%) IIS
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.96%) JBoss
4 6 (4.26%) Apache
4 6 (4.26%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.26%) Jupyter
5 5 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.55%) CMS
6 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.84%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Boomi
2 8 (5.67%) GitHub
3 5 (3.55%) PaaS
4 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.42%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.71%) AtomSphere
7 1 (0.71%) npm
7 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) SNMP
2 11 (7.80%) DNS
2 11 (7.80%) Internet
3 10 (7.09%) IMAP
3 10 (7.09%) SMTP
4 6 (4.26%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.84%) AMQP
5 4 (2.84%) ATM
5 4 (2.84%) DVB
5 4 (2.84%) RFID
6 3 (2.13%) PuTTY
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.42%) Firewall
7 2 (1.42%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.67%) Big Data
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) SQLPlus
4 7 (4.96%) MySQL
4 7 (4.96%) SQLite
5 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.55%) HBase
7 4 (2.84%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (2.13%) GIS
8 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.42%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (15.60%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.22%) Subversion
5 10 (7.09%) JUnit
6 9 (6.38%) InstallShield
7 7 (4.96%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.84%) JBehave
9 4 (2.84%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.13%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.13%) XMLSpy
11 2 (1.42%) JIRA
11 2 (1.42%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.42%) Selenium
11 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.42%) XMLUnit
12 1 (0.71%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 9 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.13%) Publishing
3 2 (1.42%) Automotive
3 2 (1.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (68.09%) Developer
2 19 (13.48%) .NET Developer
3 15 (10.64%) C# Developer
4 10 (7.09%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (5.67%) iOS Developer
6 8 (5.67%) OSS Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) React Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Integration Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (45.39%) HTML
2 55 (39.01%) Web Services
3 54 (38.30%) CSS
4 42 (29.79%) jQuery
5 38 (26.95%) .NET
6 33 (23.40%) SOAP
7 31 (21.99%) XSLT
8 30 (21.28%) Ajax
8 30 (21.28%) JSON
9 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET
10 28 (19.86%) REST
11 23 (16.31%) RESTful
12 21 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (14.89%) Entity Framework
13 20 (14.18%) .NET Framework
14 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (13.48%) HTML5
15 16 (11.35%) React
16 15 (10.64%) LINQ
17 14 (9.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.67%) W3C
3 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.96%) iPhone
3 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.96%) Social Media
4 6 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.26%) User Experience
5 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.13%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.71%) Animation
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Windows
2 23 (16.31%) Linux
3 13 (9.22%) Unix
4 8 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.71%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.15%) MVC
3 25 (17.73%) OO
4 15 (10.64%) Scrum
4 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 13 (9.22%) TDD
6 11 (7.80%) API Development
6 11 (7.80%) Network Management
7 10 (7.09%) DevOps
7 10 (7.09%) SDLC
7 10 (7.09%) SOA
8 9 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.67%) Analytics
9 8 (5.67%) iOS Development
9 8 (5.67%) Issue Tracking
9 8 (5.67%) Microservices
9 8 (5.67%) Software Testing
9 8 (5.67%) Web Development
10 7 (4.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (49.65%) JavaScript
2 50 (35.46%) C#
3 47 (33.33%) SQL
4 37 (26.24%) Java
5 20 (14.18%) C++
6 13 (9.22%) C
7 11 (7.80%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.09%) Python
9 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.96%) Apple Swift
10 7 (4.96%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.84%) ABAP
11 4 (2.84%) Tcl
12 3 (2.13%) Perl
13 2 (1.42%) Delphi
13 2 (1.42%) Jython
13 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.71%) Fortran
14 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) Degree
4 5 (3.55%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.84%) PMO
2 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Docker
2 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) HDFS
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.84%) MOM
2 4 (2.84%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (17.02%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.80%) Dell
4 8 (5.67%) Citrix
4 8 (5.67%) Northgate
5 4 (2.84%) Cisco
5 4 (2.84%) Remedy
5 4 (2.84%) SAP
5 4 (2.84%) Splunk
6 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.42%) Adobe
7 2 (1.42%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.71%) Borland
8 1 (0.71%) ComArch
8 1 (0.71%) Lumension
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.71%) Software AG
8 1 (0.71%) Thunderhead