Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 66 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 144 121 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.79% 3.27% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.11% 13.99% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 68
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.84% -9.67%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £283
90th Percentile £563 £594 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 £80.73 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.87% +79.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £48.40 £45.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £80.73 £74.34
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £66.62 £45.00
% change year-on-year -17.44% +48.03% +22.45%

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 1,189 865 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.31% 23.40% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 515 456
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +8.40%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 45
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £22.40 £24.56 £32.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £80.73 £66.29
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 36 £475 +50.79% 1
Basingstoke +17 22 £334 -11.00% 1
Farnborough -14 19 £425 -2.86%
Southampton -9 13 £350 -5.08% 3
Romsey - 10 £525 -
Eastleigh - 6 £450 -
Hook -13 4 £500 +2.56%
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Havant +4 1 - -
Winchester +1 1 £500 +25.00%
Fareham -2 1 £550 +3.77%
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 (48.61%) JavaScript
2 58 (40.28%) HTML
2 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (36.11%) Java
4 49 (34.03%) JSON
5 46 (31.94%) Web Services
6 42 (29.17%) C#
6 42 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 40 (27.78%) CSS
8 39 (27.08%) SC Cleared
9 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 33 (22.92%) .NET
10 31 (21.53%) XSLT
11 30 (20.83%) SQL
11 30 (20.83%) Ajax
11 30 (20.83%) REST
12 29 (20.14%) NoSQL
12 29 (20.14%) C++
12 29 (20.14%) SOAP
12 29 (20.14%) Linux
13 26 (18.06%) jQuery
14 24 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 23 (15.97%) Windows
16 22 (15.28%) Scrum
17 20 (13.89%) OO
17 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET
18 18 (12.50%) Python
18 18 (12.50%) Web Development
18 18 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (12.50%) Kafka

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 18 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 16 (11.11%) Apache
3 15 (10.42%) Apache Qpid
3 15 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (10.42%) Jupyter
4 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.39%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.39%) SAS
11 1 (0.69%) CMS
11 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) SPSS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.78%) GitHub
2 4 (2.78%) SaaS
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.08%) Boomi
3 3 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) AtomSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) SNMP
2 6 (4.17%) RFID
3 5 (3.47%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.78%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) DNS
6 1 (0.69%) HTTP
6 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.14%) NoSQL
3 17 (11.81%) Big Data
4 15 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.64%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.17%) MySQL
6 6 (4.17%) SQLite
7 5 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.08%) HBase
8 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.08%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (1.39%) GIS
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.03%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.47%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.47%) Subversion
5 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.08%) JUnit
5 3 (2.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.08%) XMLSpy
6 2 (1.39%) JBehave
6 2 (1.39%) JIRA
6 2 (1.39%) JMeter
6 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.39%) Selenium
6 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.69%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 7 (4.86%) Publishing
2 5 (3.47%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (59.03%) Developer
2 18 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.81%) Software Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) Big Data Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) Data Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Architect
7 9 (6.25%) OSS Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) React Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.86%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.28%) HTML
2 49 (34.03%) JSON
3 46 (31.94%) Web Services
4 40 (27.78%) CSS
5 33 (22.92%) .NET
6 31 (21.53%) XSLT
7 30 (20.83%) Ajax
7 30 (20.83%) REST
8 29 (20.14%) SOAP
9 26 (18.06%) jQuery
10 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 18 (12.50%) Kafka
12 17 (11.81%) RESTful
13 15 (10.42%) Apache Avro
13 15 (10.42%) Apache Camel
13 15 (10.42%) Apache NiFi
14 14 (9.72%) WSDL
15 13 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (8.33%) React
16 12 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Data Structures
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.86%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.17%) iPhone
5 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.17%) Social Media
6 4 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.08%) Replication
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.14%) Linux
2 23 (15.97%) Windows
3 9 (6.25%) Unix
4 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (15.28%) Scrum
4 20 (13.89%) OO
5 18 (12.50%) Web Development
6 17 (11.81%) Analytics
7 16 (11.11%) Microservices
8 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (8.33%) MVC
10 11 (7.64%) TDD
11 10 (6.94%) Kanban
11 10 (6.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 9 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.25%) Software Testing
12 9 (6.25%) User Stories
13 8 (5.56%) SDLC
13 8 (5.56%) SOA
14 7 (4.86%) Front End Development
14 7 (4.86%) iOS Development
14 7 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.61%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.11%) Java
3 42 (29.17%) C#
4 30 (20.83%) SQL
5 29 (20.14%) C++
6 18 (12.50%) Python
7 13 (9.03%) C
8 11 (7.64%) Java 8
9 9 (6.25%) TypeScript
10 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.17%) Apple Swift
11 6 (4.17%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.78%) Perl
12 4 (2.78%) PHP
12 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.08%) ABAP
13 3 (2.08%) Ruby
14 2 (1.39%) R
14 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) PMO
2 3 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (10.42%) Docker
2 3 (2.08%) HDFS
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.08%) MOM
2 3 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (9.72%) Oracle
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) Thunderhead
4 6 (4.17%) Telerik
5 4 (2.78%) SAP
6 3 (2.08%) Dell
6 3 (2.08%) Remedy
6 3 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.39%) Adobe
7 2 (1.39%) ComArch
7 2 (1.39%) Talend
8 1 (0.69%) Borland
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Lumension
8 1 (0.69%) Northgate