Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 31 46
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 105 221 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.96% 5.68% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.44% 22.95% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 119 125
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £353 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -7.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £513 £477 £473
South East median daily rate £420 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £52.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +22.35% +68.73%
10th Percentile £40.00 £22.50 £39.25
90th Percentile £48.09 £59.31 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -12.09% +23.81% +5.00%

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 781 963 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.00% 24.76% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 564 703
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £259 £281 £268
90th Percentile £525 £512 £493
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £38.06 £18.22 £18.13
90th Percentile £50.80 £59.31 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 21 November 2017.

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
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 21 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke -17 23 £470 +35.25% 1
Southampton +9 22 £388 -6.06% 5
Portsmouth -1 21 £325 +13.04% 1
Farnborough -1 7 £400 -5.88% 2
Winchester -16 4 £490 +37.06% 1
Andover +14 2 £475 +35.71%
Hook -1 1 - -
Fareham -2 1 £360 -20.00% 2
Havant -4 1 £313 - 2
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.81%) SQL
3 45 (42.86%) C#
4 44 (41.90%) SQL Server
5 43 (40.95%) .NET
6 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
8 38 (36.19%) HTML
9 35 (33.33%) Java
9 35 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 30 (28.57%) CSS
11 29 (27.62%) Web Services
12 28 (26.67%) MVC
12 28 (26.67%) Relational Database
13 26 (24.76%) Windows
14 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET
15 23 (21.90%) Oracle
15 23 (21.90%) Ajax
15 23 (21.90%) JSON
16 22 (20.95%) WCF
17 21 (20.00%) Linux
17 21 (20.00%) REST
18 20 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
19 19 (18.10%) SDLC
20 18 (17.14%) Scrum
20 18 (17.14%) RDBMS
21 17 (16.19%) .NET Framework
22 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET MVC
22 16 (15.24%) jQuery

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 (15.24%) SAS
2 11 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.81%) CMS
5 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.90%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.71%) PaaS
2 4 (3.81%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Boomi
4 1 (0.95%) npm
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.52%) Network Security
3 8 (7.62%) CTI
4 5 (4.76%) DNS
5 4 (3.81%) SMS
6 3 (2.86%) IMAP
6 3 (2.86%) Internet
6 3 (2.86%) SMTP
7 2 (1.90%) HTTP
7 2 (1.90%) LDAP
8 1 (0.95%) LAN
8 1 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 18 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 15 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (12.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 11 (10.48%) OLAP
6 11 (10.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (10.48%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.81%) GIS
10 2 (1.90%) DB2
10 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.90%) HBase
10 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.90%) MySQL
10 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.52%) WiX
4 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.71%) JUnit
5 6 (5.71%) Subversion
6 4 (3.81%) Moq
6 4 (3.81%) MSTest
6 4 (3.81%) Selenium
6 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.81%) webpack
7 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.90%) Ant
8 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 2 (1.90%) JIRA
8 2 (1.90%) Maven
8 2 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.95%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 5 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
2 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Electronics
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (20.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Systems Developer
4 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.57%) SAS Developer
5 8 (7.62%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.76%) SAP Developer
8 5 (4.76%) SOA Developer
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) .NET
2 38 (36.19%) HTML
3 30 (28.57%) CSS
4 29 (27.62%) Web Services
5 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 23 (21.90%) Ajax
6 23 (21.90%) JSON
7 22 (20.95%) WCF
8 21 (20.00%) REST
9 17 (16.19%) .NET Framework
10 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (15.24%) jQuery
11 15 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 12 (11.43%) LINQ
13 11 (10.48%) LINQ to SQL
14 9 (8.57%) Kendo UI
15 8 (7.62%) HTML5
16 6 (5.71%) Apache Axis
16 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 5 (4.76%) Social Media
1 5 (4.76%) User Experience
2 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.90%) Replication
3 2 (1.90%) W3C
4 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) Linux
3 14 (13.33%) Unix
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) MVC
3 19 (18.10%) SDLC
4 18 (17.14%) Scrum
5 16 (15.24%) OOD
6 14 (13.33%) OWASP
6 14 (13.33%) Release Management
6 14 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 13 (12.38%) TDD
8 12 (11.43%) Multithreading
8 12 (11.43%) Web Development
9 10 (9.52%) OO
10 9 (8.57%) API Development
10 9 (8.57%) OOP
10 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.57%) System Testing
10 9 (8.57%) Workflow
11 8 (7.62%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) SQL
2 45 (42.86%) C#
3 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 35 (33.33%) Java
5 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
6 12 (11.43%) TypeScript
7 11 (10.48%) C++
8 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.81%) ES6
9 4 (3.81%) F#
10 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.90%) VBA
12 1 (0.95%) ABAP
12 1 (0.95%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) Perl
12 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.95%) R
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) CCA
6 1 (0.95%) CCEA
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) HDFS
1 2 (1.90%) vSphere
2 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Kibana
1 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.90%) Oracle
3 9 (8.57%) Telerik
4 8 (7.62%) SAP
5 6 (5.71%) Software AG
5 6 (5.71%) webMethods
6 5 (4.76%) Adobe
7 4 (3.81%) ESRI
7 4 (3.81%) Sybase
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.90%) BEA
9 2 (1.90%) Pega
9 2 (1.90%) Vitria
9 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.95%) Ariba
10 1 (0.95%) Borland
10 1 (0.95%) EMC
10 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.95%) Lumension