The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Surrey / Leatherhead
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing XML 6 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 13.95% 27.17% 14.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.29% 46.53% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 47 12
Median daily rate £376 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% -2.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leatherhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 101 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 39.53% 58.38% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 96 24
Median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Leatherhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leatherhead citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Leatherhead

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Leatherhead.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Leatherhead

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Leatherhead.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for XML.

1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) XML Messaging
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) User Stories
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) XML Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) XML Messaging
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) iBATIS
4 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSF
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Telematics
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle