Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an XML Developer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 364 352
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 -22
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 11 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.068% 0.095% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 34
South East median daily rate £330 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +28.57% +3.32%
10th Percentile £298 £350 £250
90th Percentile £549 £513 £425
England median daily rate £448 £403 £363
% change year-on-year +11.18% +11.03% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +91.11% -
England median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +91.11% -59.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15344 15874 18504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.30% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9114 9495 10837
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £241 £231 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 778 904
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.18
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%

XML Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured XML Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for XML Developer in the South East

XML Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Developer in the South East

XML Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Developer in the South East

XML Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Developer in the South East

XML Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Surrey -14 6 £315 -30.39%
Thames Valley -10 3 £563 +18.42%
Oxfordshire +6 2 £563 +18.42%
West Sussex +5 1 £525 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £300 -
XML Developer
England

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, XML Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring XML Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Content Development
4 3 (27.27%) Content Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 3 (27.27%) MarkLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) JUnit
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) XQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Publishing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Law
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML

XML Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MarkLogic
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) EclipseLink
4 1 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) JSON Schema
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Swagger
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WireMock
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Content Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Content Development
1 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
1 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
1 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) API Design
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) XQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Apple