Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 October 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 > Surrey
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 78 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 -48 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 82 71 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.54% 2.64% 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.23% 8.95% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 117
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £354 £285 £304
90th Percentile £575 £580 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Surrey median hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +240.74%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.04% +93.68%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,134 793 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.14% 29.53% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 579 485
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £336 £302
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 24
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25.38 £42.50 £32.73
90th Percentile £53.13 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Surrey

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Surrey

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Surrey

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Surrey

XML
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Guildford -6 17 £450 +9.09% 8
Staines -3 13 £525 -12.50% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -11 13 £462 -16.00% 3
Leatherhead +7 7 £525 +16.67% 3
Redhill -1 3 £358 -31.90% 3
Camberley - 3 £473 -
Woking -6 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Egham +2 1 £400 -20.00%
Chertsey - 1 £430 - 2
Reigate - 1 £450 - 8
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XML.

1 41 (50.00%) .NET
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) SQL
3 33 (40.24%) C#
3 33 (40.24%) JSON
4 30 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (35.37%) SOAP
6 27 (32.93%) HTML
7 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
8 25 (30.49%) Java
9 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 22 (26.83%) CSS
11 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
12 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
12 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
13 17 (20.73%) RESTful
13 17 (20.73%) jQuery
14 16 (19.51%) REST
15 15 (18.29%) Oracle
15 15 (18.29%) XSLT
16 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
16 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (15.85%) Scrum
17 13 (15.85%) MVC
17 13 (15.85%) SOA
18 12 (14.63%) Entity Framework
18 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
19 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
19 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
19 11 (13.41%) Selenium

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 3 (3.66%) Apache
2 3 (3.66%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
3 2 (2.44%) Mule
3 2 (2.44%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.22%) Global One
3 1 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.98%) Azure Functions
2 9 (10.98%) Serverless
3 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.66%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.44%) NuGet
6 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) DVB
2 2 (2.44%) FTP
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (7.32%) Power BI
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.44%) Big Data
8 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.44%) GIS
8 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.44%) Redis
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
1 11 (13.41%) Selenium
2 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.76%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.10%) Maven
4 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.10%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.88%) NUnit
6 3 (3.66%) Ant
7 2 (2.44%) Subversion
8 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.22%) Grunt
8 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.22%) JMeter
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.22%) Protractor
8 1 (1.22%) TestRail
General
1 7 (8.54%) Legal
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
2 3 (3.66%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) C# Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Azure Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Lead PHP Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.00%) .NET
2 33 (40.24%) JSON
3 29 (35.37%) SOAP
4 27 (32.93%) HTML
5 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
6 22 (26.83%) CSS
7 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
8 17 (20.73%) jQuery
8 17 (20.73%) RESTful
9 16 (19.51%) REST
10 15 (18.29%) XSLT
11 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
11 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (14.63%) Entity Framework
13 11 (13.41%) WCF
14 10 (12.20%) Web Services
15 9 (10.98%) .NET Core
15 9 (10.98%) Angular 2
15 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET Core
16 8 (9.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.88%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.44%) MPEG
5 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
3 13 (15.85%) MVC
3 13 (15.85%) Scrum
3 13 (15.85%) SOA
4 11 (13.41%) Microservices
5 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.54%) Analytics
6 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (8.54%) Test Scripting
6 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) OOP
8 5 (6.10%) Open Source
8 5 (6.10%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (4.88%) API Design
9 4 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.68%) SQL
2 33 (40.24%) C#
3 25 (30.49%) Java
4 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.54%) PHP
6 6 (7.32%) Python
7 4 (4.88%) C++
8 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.44%) Perl
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.44%) XPath
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) HiveQL
10 1 (1.22%) Java 8
10 1 (1.22%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
10 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) PMO
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Ansible
1 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.22%) Oozie
2 1 (1.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) SAP
4 7 (8.54%) Workday
5 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) Tableau
6 2 (2.44%) Telerik
6 2 (2.44%) Veritas
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Axway
7 1 (1.22%) CA
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk