Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 59 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -37 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 100 83 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.08% 3.30% 6.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.45% 10.45% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 66 151
Surrey median daily rate £440 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £350 £274 £325
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £440 £400
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Surrey median hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +240.74%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -8.89% +100.00%

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 1,183 794 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 36.40% 31.53% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 567 554
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30.90 £35.00 £17.48
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.50 £47.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 19 £450 +7.14%
Staines -5 15 £500 - 1
Leatherhead +8 11 £525 +40.00% 2
Guildford -9 10 £450 +9.09% 4
Redhill +3 3 £358 -31.90% 1
Dorking -1 2 £425 -11.46%
Woking -7 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Weybridge - 2 £373 - 2
Egham - 2 £381 - 3
Reigate -32 1 £450 -0.55% 2
Camberley - 1 £450 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £430 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 56 (56.00%) .NET
2 47 (47.00%) C#
3 41 (41.00%) SQL
4 39 (39.00%) JavaScript
5 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (36.00%) Java
6 36 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 32 (32.00%) Test Automation
8 31 (31.00%) JSON
8 31 (31.00%) ASP.NET
9 28 (28.00%) XSLT
10 26 (26.00%) Oracle
10 26 (26.00%) HTML
11 25 (25.00%) SOAP
11 25 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 21 (21.00%) Entity Framework
13 20 (20.00%) CSS
14 19 (19.00%) Windows
14 19 (19.00%) Python
14 19 (19.00%) MVC
15 18 (18.00%) jQuery
15 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
15 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
15 18 (18.00%) Relational Database
16 17 (17.00%) Analytics
16 17 (17.00%) Selenium
16 17 (17.00%) RESTful
16 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
17 15 (15.00%) SOA

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 11 (11.00%) IIS
2 8 (8.00%) Apache
2 8 (8.00%) Apache Solr
3 6 (6.00%) Confluence
4 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.00%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) InVision
2 1 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.00%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Global One
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.00%) Azure Functions
3 4 (4.00%) SaaS
3 4 (4.00%) Serverless
4 3 (3.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.00%) NuGet
6 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) FTP
3 3 (3.00%) DVB
3 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.00%) SMTP
5 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.00%) SNMP
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.00%) Power BI
4 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.00%) GIS
6 3 (3.00%) KNIME
6 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.00%) Big Data
7 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Selenium
2 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.00%) JIRA
4 10 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 10 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.00%) JUnit
6 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.00%) NUnit
6 4 (4.00%) Subversion
7 3 (3.00%) Ant
8 2 (2.00%) Maven
8 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.00%) JMeter
9 1 (1.00%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.00%) TestNG
General
1 12 (12.00%) Legal
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Analyst
3 16 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.00%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (11.00%) Test Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Integration Test Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Report Specialist
8 8 (8.00%) Workday Specialist
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.00%) Azure Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (56.00%) .NET
2 31 (31.00%) ASP.NET
2 31 (31.00%) JSON
3 28 (28.00%) XSLT
4 26 (26.00%) HTML
5 25 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 25 (25.00%) SOAP
6 21 (21.00%) Entity Framework
7 20 (20.00%) CSS
8 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
8 18 (18.00%) jQuery
9 17 (17.00%) RESTful
10 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (13.00%) REST
12 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
12 10 (10.00%) Web Services
13 9 (9.00%) .NET Core
13 9 (9.00%) Angular 2
13 9 (9.00%) Middleware
14 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (8.00%) Smart Meter
3 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.00%) MPEG
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.00%) Wiki
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Life Science
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Windows
2 11 (11.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Debian
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (19.00%) MVC
4 17 (17.00%) Analytics
5 15 (15.00%) SOA
6 14 (14.00%) Microservices
7 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.00%) Scrum
10 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 8 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (7.00%) Open Source
13 6 (6.00%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Search
14 5 (5.00%) Software Delivery
14 5 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) C#
2 41 (41.00%) SQL
3 39 (39.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (36.00%) Java
5 19 (19.00%) Python
6 9 (9.00%) C++
7 6 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.00%) Perl
10 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.00%) HiveQL
11 1 (1.00%) Java 8
11 1 (1.00%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) HNC
6 1 (1.00%) ISEB
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PMO
2 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.00%) vSphere
2 2 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Ansible
1 3 (3.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.00%) Oozie
2 1 (1.00%) SELinux
2 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Oracle
2 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.00%) Workday
4 7 (7.00%) SAP
5 3 (3.00%) Axway
5 3 (3.00%) CA
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) Splunk
6 2 (2.00%) Tableau
6 2 (2.00%) Veritas
7 1 (1.00%) BMC
7 1 (1.00%) Capita
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Remedy
7 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.00%) Xamarin