Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 17 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 22 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.92% 6.23% 4.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.18% 23.86% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £308 £260 £263
90th Percentile £414 £294 £445
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +12.70% -6.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £52.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -21.15% +22.35% +68.73%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 91 88 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 28.62% 26.11% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 40
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £500 £464 £452
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 2
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £33.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +37.41% -26.01%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.28 £27.41
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.39 £40.18
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Portsmouth

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Portsmouth

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Portsmouth

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for XML.

1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) MVC
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 20 (90.91%) CSS
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (86.36%) Ajax
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (59.09%) JSON
5 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (54.55%) SDLC
6 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 12 (54.55%) SQL
7 11 (50.00%) Web Services
7 11 (50.00%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (50.00%) LINQ
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
8 10 (45.45%) Entity Framework
8 10 (45.45%) API Development
9 9 (40.91%) Web Development
10 8 (36.36%) Telerik
10 8 (36.36%) OOP

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) IMAP
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) CSS
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 19 (86.36%) Ajax
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (59.09%) JSON
6 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
7 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (50.00%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) LINQ
7 11 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 11 (50.00%) Web Services
8 10 (45.45%) Entity Framework
9 8 (36.36%) Kendo UI
9 8 (36.36%) REST
10 6 (27.27%) WCF
11 5 (22.73%) RequireJS
12 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) SDLC
4 10 (45.45%) API Development
5 9 (40.91%) Web Development
6 8 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (36.36%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Information Management
8 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Telerik
3 1 (4.55%) Ariba
3 1 (4.55%) SAP