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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing XML 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.33% 5.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.07% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £325 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +19.40% -10.54%  

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 54 38 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 34.62% 25.33% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 15
Median daily rate £325 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
3 18 (72.00%) .NET
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) C#
4 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (60.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 11 (44.00%) HTML
7 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (44.00%) SDLC
8 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (40.00%) Ajax
8 10 (40.00%) XML Messaging
8 10 (40.00%) Java
8 10 (40.00%) C++
8 10 (40.00%) MFC
8 10 (40.00%) MySQL
8 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (40.00%) CSS
8 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
9 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
9 9 (36.00%) WCF
9 9 (36.00%) jQuery
10 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (12.00%) Anypoint
2 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) LaTeX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) IMAP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) MySQL
4 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) QUnit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 10 (40.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
3 10 (40.00%) Ajax
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) MFC
3 10 (40.00%) XML Messaging
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) WCF
5 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (24.00%) RequireJS
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (20.00%) W3C
3 4 (16.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) MVC
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) API Development
6 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (12.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
10 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (40.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Telerik
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) MuleSoft
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