Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -42 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 81 112 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.80% 5.40% 7.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 18.48% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 88 166
Surrey median daily rate £425 £401 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -3.49% +3.69%
10th Percentile £236 £263 £313
90th Percentile £590 £544 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £390 £383
% change year-on-year +8.97% +1.96% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.62 £45.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +48.03% +22.45% +68.66%

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 903 606 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.17% 29.20% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 388 602
Surrey median daily rate £475 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £308
90th Percentile £588 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 27
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -13.68% -47.22%
10th Percentile £41.25 £35.25 £34.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £41.50 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +18.25%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Woking 0 17 £288 -10.16% 2
Staines -7 9 £600 +20.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £570 -
Egham - 6 £500 - 1
Weybridge -9 4 - -
Redhill -8 2 £488 -7.14% 2
Leatherhead -13 2 - - 1
Dorking - 2 £425 - 1
Caterham +4 1 £388 -27.91%
Reigate - 1 £550 - 5
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 31 (38.27%) XSLT
2 26 (32.10%) Python
3 23 (28.40%) SOAP
3 23 (28.40%) C#
3 23 (28.40%) SQL
3 23 (28.40%) JSON
4 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
6 19 (23.46%) JUnit
6 19 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (23.46%) Content Analysis
7 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (22.22%) Publishing
8 17 (20.99%) Regression Testing
8 17 (20.99%) Internet
8 17 (20.99%) HTML
8 17 (20.99%) Java
9 15 (18.52%) .NET
9 15 (18.52%) RESTful
9 15 (18.52%) QA
9 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (18.52%) MarkLogic
10 14 (17.28%) WCF
10 14 (17.28%) CSS
10 14 (17.28%) XQuery
11 12 (14.81%) Finance
11 12 (14.81%) Web Services
11 12 (14.81%) Big Data
12 11 (13.58%) Serverless
13 10 (12.35%) REST

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 10 (12.35%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.64%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.23%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) InVision
2 1 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.23%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (1.23%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.58%) Serverless
3 4 (4.94%) Slack
3 4 (4.94%) Trello
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) npm
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) FTP
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) MarkLogic
2 12 (14.81%) Big Data
3 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (9.88%) HBase
6 7 (8.64%) Apache Hive
6 7 (8.64%) Sqoop
7 6 (7.41%) SAP BW
7 6 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (6.17%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (4.94%) Data Lake
9 4 (4.94%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.70%) Power BI
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) JUnit
1 19 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) JSUnit
3 4 (4.94%) Selenium
3 4 (4.94%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) gulp
5 2 (2.47%) JBehave
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.23%) Babel
6 1 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.23%) Grunt
6 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 18 (22.22%) Publishing
2 12 (14.81%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Architect
2 17 (20.99%) Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Azure Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) C# Architect
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Integration Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) XSLT
2 23 (28.40%) JSON
2 23 (28.40%) SOAP
3 17 (20.99%) HTML
4 15 (18.52%) .NET
4 15 (18.52%) RESTful
5 14 (17.28%) CSS
5 14 (17.28%) WCF
6 12 (14.81%) Web Services
7 10 (12.35%) REST
8 8 (9.88%) HTML5
8 8 (9.88%) J2EE
9 6 (7.41%) Kafka
10 5 (6.17%) Ajax
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.94%) Visualforce
11 4 (4.94%) WSDL
12 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) User Experience
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Unix
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) Content Analysis
3 17 (20.99%) Regression Testing
4 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.35%) OO
6 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.64%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.64%) DevOps
7 7 (8.64%) MapReduce
8 6 (7.41%) Information Management
8 6 (7.41%) OOP
8 6 (7.41%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.41%) Validation
9 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) Python
2 23 (28.40%) C#
2 23 (28.40%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) XQuery
6 5 (6.17%) C++
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby
7 4 (4.94%) Apex Code
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) JSX
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) HDFS
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Cloudera
1 7 (8.64%) SAP
1 7 (8.64%) Tableau
2 6 (7.41%) Hortonworks
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.47%) Capita
5 2 (2.47%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.23%) Netezza
6 1 (1.23%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.23%) Wallstreet Suite
6 1 (1.23%) Workday