The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing XML 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.40% 1.27% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 6.67% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £350 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.54% +11.78%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 30 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 30.40% 18.99% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 28
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Middlesex

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Middlesex

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for XML.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) UniBasic
5 2 (25.00%) Redback
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Author
4 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) JSP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Writer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) JRockit
6 1 (12.50%) JSP
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) UniBasic
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Redback
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Sun