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 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 15 15 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing XML 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.50% 2.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.09% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £336 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 24 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 28.75% 23.08% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 11
Median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Portsmouth

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for XML.

1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (71.43%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
5 12 (57.14%) C++
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) C#
6 11 (52.38%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
6 11 (52.38%) .NET
6 11 (52.38%) MySQL
6 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Eclipse
7 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) XML Messaging
7 9 (42.86%) MFC
7 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (38.10%) Telerik
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) SDLC
9 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (33.33%) HTML
9 7 (33.33%) CSS
9 7 (33.33%) JIRA
9 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) Data Transformation

XML
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Anypoint
2 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Eclipse
1 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) NetBeans
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 9 (42.86%) C++/Java Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) MFC
2 9 (42.86%) XML Messaging
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) JavaFX
6 2 (9.52%) JPA
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) JSF
6 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) Kendo UI
6 2 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 2 (9.52%) XSL
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (28.57%) Code Coverage
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 6 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (28.57%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Android Development
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C++
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Tcl
6 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Telerik
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Adobe
4 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
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