Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 130 118 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.42% 3.34% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.60% 14.60% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 113
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.33% +6.31%
10th Percentile £335 £305 £300
90th Percentile £591 £475 £480
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £80.73 £46.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.50% +21.05% -7.32%
South East median hourly rate £66.62 £46.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +44.82% +21.05% +72.73%

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 956 808 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 25.16% 22.85% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 479 634
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -
10th Percentile £307 £288 £285
90th Percentile £547 £538 £486
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 31
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23.80 £41.04 £16.00
90th Percentile £80.73 £71.84 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +17.65%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Farnborough +5 25 £438 - 8
Southampton +2 14 £350 -3.45% 7
Hook +1 12 £460 +43.75%
Basingstoke -9 10 £363 +16.00% 2
Winchester +5 8 £450 - 3
Portsmouth -13 8 - - 6
Andover -8 4 £375 -11.76%
Havant -1 2 £650 +50.72% 1
Fareham -3 2 £530 +24.71% 4
Eastleigh - 1 £450 - 1
Fleet - 1 £320 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 44 (33.85%) JSON
2 40 (30.77%) Java
3 37 (28.46%) SQL
3 37 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (27.69%) Linux
5 32 (24.62%) Unix
5 32 (24.62%) TDD
5 32 (24.62%) RESTful
6 30 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 29 (22.31%) Oracle
8 28 (21.54%) JavaScript
8 28 (21.54%) Web Services
9 27 (20.77%) SOA
10 26 (20.00%) C#
11 25 (19.23%) WSDL
12 24 (18.46%) Data Modelling
12 24 (18.46%) XSD
13 23 (17.69%) HTML
13 23 (17.69%) MySQL
13 23 (17.69%) CSS
13 23 (17.69%) Subversion
14 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
14 21 (16.15%) BDD
14 21 (16.15%) REST
15 20 (15.38%) SoapUI
15 20 (15.38%) SOAP
15 20 (15.38%) Middleware
16 19 (14.62%) RDBMS
16 19 (14.62%) Maven
16 19 (14.62%) Relational Database

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 16 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.92%) Apache
6 8 (6.15%) LiveCycle
7 7 (5.38%) Apache Spark
7 7 (5.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (3.08%) CMS
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (2.31%) IIS
9 3 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.54%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.31%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.23%) PaaS
2 7 (5.38%) Office 365
3 5 (3.85%) SaaS
4 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.31%) IaaS
6 2 (1.54%) BlueKai
6 2 (1.54%) Boomi
6 2 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.77%) npm
7 1 (0.77%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) SNMP
2 9 (6.92%) HTTP
2 9 (6.92%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (6.15%) PuTTY
4 4 (3.08%) SMTP
5 3 (2.31%) Firewall
5 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.31%) SSL
5 3 (2.31%) VLAN
6 2 (1.54%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.77%) DNS
7 1 (0.77%) FTP
7 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.69%) MySQL
2 19 (14.62%) RDBMS
2 19 (14.62%) Relational Database
3 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.38%) HBase
7 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.08%) Redis
8 4 (3.08%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.54%) Big Data
9 2 (1.54%) DB2
9 2 (1.54%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.69%) Subversion
3 20 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 19 (14.62%) Maven
5 18 (13.85%) Cucumber
5 18 (13.85%) Eclipse
6 17 (13.08%) Visual Studio
7 16 (12.31%) XMLSpy
8 15 (11.54%) JUnit
9 12 (9.23%) IntelliJ
9 12 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
11 7 (5.38%) JIRA
12 6 (4.62%) Selenium
13 5 (3.85%) NUnit
14 4 (3.08%) Ant
15 3 (2.31%) DbUnit
15 3 (2.31%) HttpUnit
15 3 (2.31%) JMeter
15 3 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (9.23%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.38%) Retail
4 5 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Automotive
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Billing
6 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (41.54%) Developer
2 47 (36.15%) Architect
3 19 (14.62%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.08%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.38%) Data Architect
6 6 (4.62%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (4.62%) OSS Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Java Middleware Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.85%) SharePoint Architect
7 5 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.85%) WebLogic Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Consultant
8 4 (3.08%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.85%) JSON
2 32 (24.62%) RESTful
3 28 (21.54%) Web Services
4 25 (19.23%) WSDL
5 24 (18.46%) XSD
6 23 (17.69%) CSS
6 23 (17.69%) HTML
7 21 (16.15%) REST
8 20 (15.38%) Middleware
8 20 (15.38%) SOAP
9 18 (13.85%) JMS
9 18 (13.85%) Spring
10 17 (13.08%) .NET
10 17 (13.08%) AngularJS
11 16 (12.31%) Java EE
11 16 (12.31%) jQuery
11 16 (12.31%) XSL
12 14 (10.77%) EJB
12 14 (10.77%) J2EE
13 13 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.69%) CMDB
2 10 (7.69%) User Experience
3 9 (6.92%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.31%) DataPower
8 3 (2.31%) PKI
8 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.31%) Replication
9 2 (1.54%) Animation
9 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Linux
2 32 (24.62%) Unix
3 10 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.54%) zOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) TDD
3 27 (20.77%) SOA
4 24 (18.46%) Data Modelling
5 21 (16.15%) BDD
6 14 (10.77%) MVC
6 14 (10.77%) Scrum
7 13 (10.00%) OO
8 12 (9.23%) ERP
8 12 (9.23%) Migration
9 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.69%) UML
11 9 (6.92%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (6.92%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (6.15%) DevOps
12 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.15%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.15%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.38%) Content Management
13 7 (5.38%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.77%) Java
2 37 (28.46%) SQL
3 28 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.00%) C#
5 11 (8.46%) C
6 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.62%) Go
8 6 (4.62%) Perl
8 6 (4.62%) Ruby
8 6 (4.62%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.08%) C++
10 3 (2.31%) Java 8
10 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) COBOL
11 2 (1.54%) VB
12 1 (0.77%) Delphi
12 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.62%) Degree
5 5 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) CCA
8 1 (0.77%) CCEA
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.77%) MCSE
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) GDPR
2 3 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) HDFS
2 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
2 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.31%) Netcool
2 3 (2.31%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.54%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (22.31%) Oracle
2 10 (7.69%) Cisco
3 8 (6.15%) Adobe
3 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.62%) Splunk
5 5 (3.85%) Citrix
6 4 (3.08%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.08%) ComArch
6 4 (3.08%) HP
6 4 (3.08%) Northgate
7 3 (2.31%) SAP
7 3 (2.31%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.31%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.54%) Capita
8 2 (1.54%) Dell
8 2 (1.54%) IBM
8 2 (1.54%) Okta
8 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.77%) Nintex
9 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow