Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 79 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 -36 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 29 15 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.30% 1.33% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 3.25% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 41
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.38%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £343
90th Percentile £600 £500 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £440 £400
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -8.89% +100.00%

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 490 461 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 38.92% 40.80% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 350 339
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £48.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +75.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32.50 £42.53 £12.60
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.98 £39.45
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -1 9 £450 +24.14% 2
Kidlington -2 5 £425 -5.56% 1
Thame - 1 £625 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Web Services
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) General Ledger
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (37.93%) PL/SQL
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (37.93%) Personalization
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) XSLT
7 9 (31.03%) Scrum
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) HTML5
8 7 (24.14%) JSON
9 6 (20.69%) Quote-to-Cash
9 6 (20.69%) Workflow
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server

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 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Financials
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (13.79%) JDeveloper
3 3 (10.34%) Gradle
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
1 11 (37.93%) General Ledger
2 4 (13.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) XSLT
4 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 7 (24.14%) HTML5
4 7 (24.14%) JSON
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) CSS3
8 1 (3.45%) KML
8 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) XHTML
8 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
2 11 (37.93%) Personalization
3 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Quote-to-Cash
4 6 (20.69%) Workflow
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) BPEL
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Microservices
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) PL/SQL
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) Scala
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Capita
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Xamarin