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 3 months to 27 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4  
Contract jobs citing XML 35 92 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.87% 7.23% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 23.23% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 78 61
Median daily rate £513 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +240.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.23
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.90%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 348 396 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.55% 31.13% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 295 230
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill -8 13 £525 -
Leatherhead -3 4 £425 -5.55% 3
Woking -6 3 £363 +29.46% 1
Guildford -4 1 £425 +70.00% 2
Cobham - 1 £350 -
Dorking - 1 £480 -
Epsom - 1 - -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XML.

1 65 (60.19%) Web Services
2 64 (59.26%) SQL
3 59 (54.63%) Finance
4 57 (52.78%) Oracle
5 54 (50.00%) OO
5 54 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 52 (48.15%) OOD
6 52 (48.15%) Data Analysis
7 34 (31.48%) Python
8 26 (24.07%) Data Flow Diagram
9 25 (23.15%) Oracle Database
9 25 (23.15%) SDLC
10 24 (22.22%) Unix
11 23 (21.30%) Business Analysis
12 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (20.37%) Automated Trading
13 14 (12.96%) HTML
14 13 (12.04%) .NET
14 13 (12.04%) C#
15 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 12 (11.11%) Internet
15 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (10.19%) XSLT
16 11 (10.19%) SOAP
16 11 (10.19%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (9.26%) Linux
17 10 (9.26%) CSS
17 10 (9.26%) Java

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 4 (3.70%) Apache
2 3 (2.78%) CMS
2 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.85%) Drupal
3 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) Mule
3 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (23.15%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (9.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.85%) Impala
7 2 (1.85%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) Parquet
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.63%) Subversion
3 4 (3.70%) Selenium
4 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.78%) Trac
5 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.85%) JUnit
5 2 (1.85%) Maven
5 2 (1.85%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) gulp
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
6 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 59 (54.63%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Publishing
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (58.33%) Analyst
2 55 (50.93%) Systems Analyst
3 28 (25.93%) Database Analyst
4 27 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 27 (25.00%) Pensions Analyst
5 22 (20.37%) Developer
6 17 (15.74%) Development Analyst
6 17 (15.74%) Insurance Systems Analyst
6 17 (15.74%) Software Analyst
6 17 (15.74%) Software Development Analyst
6 17 (15.74%) Systems Development Analyst
6 17 (15.74%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Systems Support
10 4 (3.70%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (60.19%) Web Services
2 14 (12.96%) HTML
3 13 (12.04%) .NET
4 11 (10.19%) SOAP
4 11 (10.19%) XSLT
5 10 (9.26%) CSS
6 9 (8.33%) REST
7 8 (7.41%) JSON
8 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.63%) Spring
10 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.70%) WSDL
11 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.78%) jQuery
11 3 (2.78%) WCF
11 3 (2.78%) XML Messaging
11 3 (2.78%) XSL
12 2 (1.85%) Apache Avro
12 2 (1.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) ASTM
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Unix
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 9 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Solaris
4 2 (1.85%) SUSE
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.00%) OO
2 52 (48.15%) Data Analysis
2 52 (48.15%) OOD
3 26 (24.07%) Data Flow Diagram
4 25 (23.15%) SDLC
5 23 (21.30%) Business Analysis
6 22 (20.37%) Automated Trading
7 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.48%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.56%) MVC
9 6 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.56%) Use Case
10 5 (4.63%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (4.63%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.70%) Content Analysis
11 4 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.70%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.70%) User Stories
12 3 (2.78%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) SQL
2 34 (31.48%) Python
3 13 (12.04%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.26%) Java
6 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
9 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) VBScript
10 2 (1.85%) XQuery
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.85%) CCNA
4 2 (1.85%) CCNP
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) NDS
2 1 (0.93%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.85%) Kibana
2 2 (1.85%) Oozie
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 57 (52.78%) Oracle
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) HP
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.70%) VMware
5 3 (2.78%) Apple
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (1.85%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.93%) Novell
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase