The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 25 June 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
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XML 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 12.50% - 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £340 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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 Maidstone with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 5 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 43.75% 31.25% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Median daily rate £340 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Maidstone

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for XML.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP