Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 49 32
Rank change year-on-year -18 -17 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 37 66 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.02% 5.23% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 12.41% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 75
Oxfordshire median daily rate £493 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +15.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £310 £390 £250
90th Percentile £622 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £420 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -12.09% +23.81% +5.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 437 532 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.70% 42.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 385 381
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +43.68%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Oxfordshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Oxfordshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Oxfordshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Oxfordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -23 18 £413 -11.48% 2
Kidlington -8 6 £325 -27.78%
Abingdon 0 1 £350 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 24 (64.86%) Spring
3 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) REST
4 19 (51.35%) jQuery
5 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (45.95%) SOA
5 17 (45.95%) Oracle
6 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
7 15 (40.54%) MVC
8 14 (37.84%) Linux
8 14 (37.84%) JSON
8 14 (37.84%) Puppet
8 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (35.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (35.14%) JUnit
10 12 (32.43%) JMS
10 12 (32.43%) Configuration Management
10 12 (32.43%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (32.43%) Product Management
10 12 (32.43%) XPath
10 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
10 12 (32.43%) Maven
10 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
10 12 (32.43%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (32.43%) React
11 11 (29.73%) Ansible
11 11 (29.73%) Play Framework
11 11 (29.73%) Process Improvement
11 11 (29.73%) JSF

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (35.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (32.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Slack
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) JUnit
2 12 (32.43%) Maven
3 11 (29.73%) Ant
3 11 (29.73%) Mockito
4 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Django Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Spring
2 21 (56.76%) REST
3 19 (51.35%) jQuery
4 14 (37.84%) JSON
5 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
5 12 (32.43%) JMS
5 12 (32.43%) React
6 11 (29.73%) Grails
6 11 (29.73%) Java EE
6 11 (29.73%) JSF
6 11 (29.73%) Node.js
6 11 (29.73%) Play Framework
6 11 (29.73%) Spring MVC
7 10 (27.03%) HTML
8 8 (21.62%) J2EE
8 8 (21.62%) SOAP
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) .NET
10 5 (13.51%) JSP
10 5 (13.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (45.95%) SOA
2 15 (40.54%) MVC
3 12 (32.43%) Configuration Management
3 12 (32.43%) Product Management
3 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Process Improvement
5 9 (24.32%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) API Development
8 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) DevOps
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) API Design
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.41%) SDLC
10 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) XPath
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Sybase
4 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.70%) Capita