The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 30 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
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing XML 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 20.75% 2.94% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.83% 6.25% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £398 - -
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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 23 16 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 43.40% 47.06% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Median daily rate £395 £350 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -30.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.00
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 Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Lincolnshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Lincolnshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln - 2 £400 -
Grantham - 1 £353 -
XML
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) XSLT
3 16 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) JMS
5 5 (22.73%) VMS
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (22.73%) IaaS
5 5 (22.73%) Billing
5 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) Java EE
6 4 (18.18%) Moq
6 4 (18.18%) NUnit
7 3 (13.64%) Big Data
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.55%) XPath
8 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 1 (4.55%) Advertising
8 1 (4.55%) HTML
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 5 (22.73%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Moq
2 4 (18.18%) NUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Developer
2 17 (77.27%) C# .NET Developer
2 17 (77.27%) C# Developer
3 16 (72.73%) XML Developer
3 16 (72.73%) XML XSLT Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
1 17 (77.27%) XSLT
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
2 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 5 (22.73%) Java EE
2 5 (22.73%) JMS
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft