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 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 / Oxfordshire
Rank 35 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing XML 27 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.88% 2.82% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.11% 9.93% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 12
Median daily rate £453 £313 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.80% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £177 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £350 £600
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 223 141 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.33% 28.37% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 104
Median daily rate £438 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 7 £500 +55.03% 4
Kidlington - 6 £438 -
Banbury - 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 - - 3
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) Oracle
4 23 (37.70%) SQL
5 21 (34.43%) XML Schema
6 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
6 20 (32.79%) Spring
7 18 (29.51%) REST
8 17 (27.87%) RESTful
8 17 (27.87%) Talend Open Studio
8 17 (27.87%) Talend
9 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
9 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (26.23%) Java EE
9 16 (26.23%) XPath
9 16 (26.23%) SOAP
9 16 (26.23%) Web Services
9 16 (26.23%) XSLT
9 16 (26.23%) ETL
10 15 (24.59%) HTML
10 15 (24.59%) MVC
10 15 (24.59%) JSON
10 15 (24.59%) JIRA
10 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
10 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (22.95%) jQuery
11 14 (22.95%) Linux
12 13 (21.31%) Publishing
13 12 (19.67%) Data Modelling
13 12 (19.67%) SOA

XML
Top Related 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 10 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (14.75%) JBoss
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (11.48%) nginx
5 6 (9.84%) Drupal
5 6 (9.84%) SilverStripe
6 4 (6.56%) CMS
7 3 (4.92%) Apache
7 3 (4.92%) WordPress
8 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.64%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.64%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) Perch
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.39%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.03%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (4.92%) phpMyAdmin
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.64%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.59%) JIRA
3 11 (18.03%) Ant
3 11 (18.03%) Maven
4 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.75%) JUnit
5 8 (13.11%) Mockito
6 6 (9.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.28%) Xcode
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) Gradle
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.31%) Publishing
2 4 (6.56%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Agile Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Integration Developer
4 7 (11.48%) ETL Developer
4 7 (11.48%) PHP Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.84%) AWS Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) XML Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.92%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) XML Schema
2 20 (32.79%) Spring
3 18 (29.51%) REST
4 17 (27.87%) RESTful
5 16 (26.23%) Java EE
5 16 (26.23%) SOAP
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
5 16 (26.23%) XSLT
6 15 (24.59%) HTML
6 15 (24.59%) JSON
7 14 (22.95%) jQuery
8 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
9 10 (16.39%) Grails
9 10 (16.39%) J2EE
9 10 (16.39%) JMS
9 10 (16.39%) JSF
9 10 (16.39%) Play Framework
9 10 (16.39%) Spring MVC
10 9 (14.75%) Node.js
10 9 (14.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) BBC
2 4 (6.56%) New Media
3 3 (4.92%) SCORM
4 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (26.23%) ETL
3 15 (24.59%) MVC
4 12 (19.67%) Data Modelling
4 12 (19.67%) SOA
5 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (16.39%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.11%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.84%) DevOps
10 6 (9.84%) Product Management
10 6 (9.84%) Release Management
10 6 (9.84%) Secure Coding
10 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 16 (26.23%) XPath
5 9 (14.75%) PHP
6 6 (9.84%) Perl
7 5 (8.20%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) C
8 3 (4.92%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) COBOL
9 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.64%) Python
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Ansible
1 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Oracle
2 17 (27.87%) Talend
3 3 (4.92%) Reuters
3 3 (4.92%) Siebel
4 2 (3.28%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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