Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 20 November 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 49 21
Rank change year-on-year -18 -28 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 17 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.32% 5.23% 8.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 12.85% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 56
Oxford median daily rate £413 £466 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.48% +16.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £333 £390 £250
90th Percentile £611 £538 £475
Oxfordshire median daily rate £493 £463 £396
% change year-on-year +6.49% +16.72% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxford median hourly rate - - £20.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 266 288 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 36.34% 40.68% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 227 230
Oxford median daily rate £450 £440 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.93% -3.18%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £260
90th Percentile £590 £553 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +43.68%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Oxford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Oxford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Oxford

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for XML.

1 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) Spring
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) REST
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Maven
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) XPath
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Puppet
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (29.41%) API Development
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) JMS
6 5 (29.41%) JUnit
6 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Ant
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) JSF
7 4 (23.53%) Java EE
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Ant
3 4 (23.53%) Mockito
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) XML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Spring
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
3 8 (47.06%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 5 (29.41%) JMS
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) Grails
5 4 (23.53%) Java EE
5 4 (23.53%) JSF
5 4 (23.53%) Node.js
5 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
5 4 (23.53%) React
5 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) API Development
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Product Management
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) API Design
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) XPath
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Groovy
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP