Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 49 40
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 30 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.47% 4.00% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 9.48% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £451 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% +28.93% -17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £245
90th Percentile £594 £588 £521
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £387
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.52% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £66.62 £46.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +44.82% +21.05% +72.73%

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 493 485 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.54% 42.21% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 344 294
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +11.11% -4.38%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £280
90th Percentile £600 £580 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +181.25% -13.51%
10th Percentile £37.50 £41.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.70 £29.30
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50% +17.65%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -21 10 £560 +12.00% 3
Kidlington -12 4 £474 +8.29%
Thame - 1 £625 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 15 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (46.67%) Unit Testing
4 14 (46.67%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) Spring
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) Oracle
5 12 (40.00%) jQuery
6 11 (36.67%) JSON
6 11 (36.67%) Product Management
6 11 (36.67%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
7 10 (33.33%) JSF
7 10 (33.33%) Maven
7 10 (33.33%) JMS
7 10 (33.33%) SOA
7 10 (33.33%) Ant
7 10 (33.33%) JUnit
7 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (33.33%) Play Framework
7 10 (33.33%) Ansible
7 10 (33.33%) React
7 10 (33.33%) Puppet
7 10 (33.33%) Node.js
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 11 (36.67%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (20.00%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) GitHub
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Ant
1 10 (33.33%) JUnit
1 10 (33.33%) Maven
1 10 (33.33%) Mockito
2 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Gradle
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) CircleCI
4 3 (10.00%) Mocha
4 3 (10.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) TestRail
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (46.67%) REST
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) jQuery
3 12 (40.00%) Spring
4 11 (36.67%) JSON
5 10 (33.33%) Grails
5 10 (33.33%) Java EE
5 10 (33.33%) JMS
5 10 (33.33%) JSF
5 10 (33.33%) Node.js
5 10 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 10 (33.33%) React
5 10 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 9 (30.00%) HTML5
6 9 (30.00%) XSLT
7 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Product Management
4 10 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 10 (33.33%) SOA
5 9 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Microservices
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.00%) Coaching
10 3 (10.00%) Component Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) XPath
5 5 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Scala
6 3 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) ES6
6 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.67%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Ansible
1 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Capita
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau