Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 64 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -27 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 151 107 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.11% 3.00% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.35% 12.94% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 44 147
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £398 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +13.41% -6.53%
10th Percentile £339 £306 £281
90th Percentile £564 £492 £486
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 26
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36.83 £40.00 £25.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £46.00 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% -10.00% +100.00%

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 1,131 827 1,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.81% 23.20% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 455 690
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £308 £263 £281
90th Percentile £563 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 56
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -0.58% +17.12%
10th Percentile £21.88 £40.00 £18.22
90th Percentile £51.88 £47.38 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -8 30 £375 +15.38% 14
Farnborough +1 20 £500 +21.21% 2
Hook +11 13 £460 +46.03%
Winchester -3 9 £440 - 2
Southampton -21 8 £400 +10.34% 7
Fareham +5 5 £530 +24.71% 1
Eastleigh - 5 £450 - 3
Basingstoke +1 4 £375 -17.13% 1
Andover -12 4 £375 -16.67% 1
Havant -5 2 £650 +108.00% 1
Liphook - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £320 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 64 (42.38%) JavaScript
2 58 (38.41%) HTML
3 54 (35.76%) Web Services
4 53 (35.10%) JSON
5 52 (34.44%) Java
6 51 (33.77%) CSS
7 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (30.46%) SQL
9 43 (28.48%) Linux
10 42 (27.81%) C#
11 40 (26.49%) jQuery
12 39 (25.83%) RESTful
13 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
14 35 (23.18%) SOAP
15 33 (21.85%) .NET
15 33 (21.85%) Unix
16 32 (21.19%) REST
17 31 (20.53%) MVC
18 30 (19.87%) TDD
18 30 (19.87%) Oracle
19 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
19 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET
20 27 (17.88%) Subversion
21 26 (17.22%) Visual Studio
22 25 (16.56%) XSD
22 25 (16.56%) SOA
22 25 (16.56%) BDD
22 25 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web API
23 24 (15.89%) Relational Database
23 24 (15.89%) Windows

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 17 (11.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (9.27%) IIS
3 13 (8.61%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (5.96%) Apache Spark
5 9 (5.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.97%) CMS
6 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.65%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.99%) JBoss
9 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.99%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.32%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.28%) PaaS
2 7 (4.64%) Boomi
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.31%) GitHub
5 4 (2.65%) SaaS
6 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.99%) Office 365
7 2 (1.32%) BlueKai
7 2 (1.32%) npm
7 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.66%) IaaS
8 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.66%) NuGet
8 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) SNMP
2 12 (7.95%) SMTP
3 9 (5.96%) DNS
3 9 (5.96%) IMAP
3 9 (5.96%) Internet
4 8 (5.30%) HTTP
4 8 (5.30%) PuTTY
5 5 (3.31%) Bluetooth
5 5 (3.31%) Firewall
6 4 (2.65%) AMQP
7 3 (1.99%) DVB
7 3 (1.99%) VLAN
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.32%) NX-OS
8 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.32%) Wireless
9 1 (0.66%) ATM
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.89%) Relational Database
3 23 (15.23%) MySQL
4 15 (9.93%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.62%) Hadoop
8 9 (5.96%) HBase
8 9 (5.96%) NoSQL
9 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.97%) SQLite
11 5 (3.31%) SQLPlus
12 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.32%) Big Data
13 2 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
13 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.32%) Redis
13 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.88%) Subversion
3 26 (17.22%) Visual Studio
4 22 (14.57%) Eclipse
5 21 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (13.25%) Cucumber
7 19 (12.58%) JUnit
8 17 (11.26%) Maven
8 17 (11.26%) SoapUI
9 16 (10.60%) XMLSpy
10 12 (7.95%) IntelliJ
11 9 (5.96%) JIRA
12 8 (5.30%) InstallShield
13 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
13 7 (4.64%) Selenium
14 5 (3.31%) XMLUnit
15 4 (2.65%) DbUnit
15 4 (2.65%) HttpUnit
15 4 (2.65%) JMeter
16 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (5.30%) Finance
1 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.64%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Automotive
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
4 2 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (62.25%) Developer
2 29 (19.21%) Architect
3 24 (15.89%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.58%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.27%) C# Developer
6 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (5.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.30%) Data Architect
8 7 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (3.97%) iOS Developer
9 6 (3.97%) OSS Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Java Middleware Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Middleware Developer
10 5 (3.31%) React Developer
10 5 (3.31%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (38.41%) HTML
2 54 (35.76%) Web Services
3 53 (35.10%) JSON
4 51 (33.77%) CSS
5 40 (26.49%) jQuery
6 39 (25.83%) RESTful
7 35 (23.18%) SOAP
8 33 (21.85%) .NET
9 32 (21.19%) REST
10 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET
11 25 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (16.56%) XSD
12 24 (15.89%) Ajax
12 24 (15.89%) Spring
13 23 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (14.57%) Middleware
15 19 (12.58%) .NET Framework
15 19 (12.58%) Entity Framework
15 19 (12.58%) Java EE
15 19 (12.58%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.30%) User Experience
3 8 (5.30%) W3C
4 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.97%) CMDB
5 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.31%) iPhone
6 5 (3.31%) Social Media
7 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.65%) Replication
7 4 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.99%) DataPower
8 3 (1.99%) PKI
8 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.48%) Linux
2 33 (21.85%) Unix
3 24 (15.89%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.99%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) CentOS
6 1 (0.66%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.53%) MVC
3 30 (19.87%) TDD
4 25 (16.56%) BDD
4 25 (16.56%) SOA
5 24 (15.89%) OO
6 22 (14.57%) Data Modelling
7 20 (13.25%) Scrum
8 13 (8.61%) Migration
8 13 (8.61%) Test Automation
8 13 (8.61%) UML
9 12 (7.95%) SDLC
10 11 (7.28%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (7.28%) DevOps
10 11 (7.28%) Workflow
11 10 (6.62%) API Development
12 9 (5.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (5.96%) Test Planning
12 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.38%) JavaScript
2 52 (34.44%) Java
3 46 (30.46%) SQL
4 42 (27.81%) C#
5 8 (5.30%) C++
6 7 (4.64%) C
6 7 (4.64%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 5 (3.31%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.31%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.65%) Go
9 4 (2.65%) Java 8
9 4 (2.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.99%) Python
11 2 (1.32%) ABAP
11 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.32%) PHP
11 2 (1.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.28%) Degree
4 9 (5.96%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.32%) MCSE
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) QA
3 3 (1.99%) GDPR
4 2 (1.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) HDFS
2 3 (1.99%) Docker
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.99%) Netcool
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) MOM
3 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (19.87%) Oracle
2 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Cisco
4 7 (4.64%) Dell
5 6 (3.97%) Splunk
6 4 (2.65%) Citrix
6 4 (2.65%) ComArch
6 4 (2.65%) Northgate
7 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.99%) Capita
7 3 (1.99%) HP
7 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.99%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.32%) Adobe
8 2 (1.32%) Nintex
8 2 (1.32%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.32%) Remedy
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
8 2 (1.32%) Software AG