Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 0 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 55 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.49% 5.78% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.62% 14.64% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 48
Oxfordshire median daily rate £546 £471 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.10% +44.77% -31.58%
10th Percentile £316 £303 £275
90th Percentile £620 £544 £458
South East median daily rate £425 £395 £385
% change year-on-year +7.59% +2.60% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00
South East median hourly rate £66.62 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +48.03% +20.00% +72.10%

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 518 478 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 42.29% 39.44% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 329 357
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £266
90th Percentile £600 £588 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -15.79% +28.38%
10th Percentile £37.80 £14.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £42.20 £38.00 £45.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -22 25 £500 - 7
Kidlington -11 9 £443 +1.14%
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 3
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 42 (76.36%) Java
2 36 (65.45%) Spring
3 35 (63.64%) REST
4 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
4 32 (58.18%) SQL
5 31 (56.36%) jQuery
6 28 (50.91%) Oracle
6 28 (50.91%) AngularJS
7 27 (49.09%) SOA
8 26 (47.27%) Unit Testing
9 25 (45.45%) MVC
9 25 (45.45%) Linux
10 24 (43.64%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (43.64%) Puppet
10 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (41.82%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (41.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (41.82%) Product Management
11 23 (41.82%) JUnit
11 23 (41.82%) Configuration Management
12 22 (40.00%) JMS
12 22 (40.00%) XPath
12 22 (40.00%) Maven
12 22 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
12 22 (40.00%) React
13 21 (38.18%) Ansible
13 21 (38.18%) Play Framework
13 21 (38.18%) Mockito
13 21 (38.18%) Node.js
13 21 (38.18%) Java EE

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 23 (41.82%) Elasticsearch
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) PaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Slack
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) SMS
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) JUnit
2 22 (40.00%) Maven
3 21 (38.18%) Ant
3 21 (38.18%) Mockito
4 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.27%) Gradle
6 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.45%) CircleCI
7 3 (5.45%) JIRA
7 3 (5.45%) Mocha
7 3 (5.45%) Travis CI
8 2 (3.64%) Hudson
9 1 (1.82%) JMeter
9 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 33 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.45%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) Spring
2 35 (63.64%) REST
3 31 (56.36%) jQuery
4 28 (50.91%) AngularJS
5 22 (40.00%) JMS
5 22 (40.00%) React
6 21 (38.18%) Grails
6 21 (38.18%) Java EE
6 21 (38.18%) JSF
6 21 (38.18%) Node.js
6 21 (38.18%) Play Framework
6 21 (38.18%) Spring MVC
7 20 (36.36%) JSON
8 16 (29.09%) HTML
9 10 (18.18%) J2EE
10 8 (14.55%) SOAP
10 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 8 (14.55%) XSLT
11 7 (12.73%) .NET
11 7 (12.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) SOA
2 26 (47.27%) Unit Testing
3 25 (45.45%) MVC
4 23 (41.82%) Configuration Management
4 23 (41.82%) Product Management
5 20 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) TDD
8 8 (14.55%) API Development
8 8 (14.55%) BDD
9 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 5 (9.09%) Microservices
11 5 (9.09%) Migration
12 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.45%) Coaching
13 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (5.45%) DevOps
13 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) XPath
4 4 (7.27%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) Scala
5 3 (5.45%) ES6
5 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (43.64%) Puppet
2 21 (38.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Sybase
4 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.82%) Capita