Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 74 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 -36 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 77 76 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.29% 2.72% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.91% 9.04% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 60 91
Surrey median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £354 £225 £313
90th Percentile £575 £581 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +3.53% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £46.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% -13.83% +25.33%

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 1,115 841 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 33.22% 30.15% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 614 398
Surrey median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £335 £329 £304
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 22
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36.25 £42.50 £32.08
90th Percentile £53.38 £49.25 £44.65
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +2 22 £450 +12.50% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames -6 13 £462 -16.00%
Staines -5 8 £550 -8.33%
Leatherhead - 4 £500 - 8
Camberley - 3 £473 -
Chertsey - 3 £350 -
Redhill +3 2 £358 -20.56%
Woking -14 2 £450 +52.54% 1
Reigate - 2 £481 - 7
Egham +2 1 £400 -20.00% 1
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) JSON
3 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 33 (42.86%) .NET
4 31 (40.26%) SQL
5 30 (38.96%) SOAP
6 29 (37.66%) AngularJS
7 26 (33.77%) CSS
7 26 (33.77%) C#
8 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
8 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (25.97%) jQuery
10 19 (24.68%) REST
10 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
12 17 (22.08%) Java
12 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
13 16 (20.78%) .NET Framework
13 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (18.18%) MVC
14 14 (18.18%) HTML5
15 13 (16.88%) Entity Framework
15 13 (16.88%) WCF
15 13 (16.88%) RESTful
15 13 (16.88%) Scrum
15 13 (16.88%) Oracle
15 13 (16.88%) XSLT
15 13 (16.88%) SOA
16 12 (15.58%) CSS3
17 11 (14.29%) NoSQL

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 5 (6.49%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.60%) Mule
3 2 (2.60%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.30%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.30%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Azure Functions
2 8 (10.39%) Serverless
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) NuGet
5 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (7.79%) Power BI
4 3 (3.90%) GIS
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Redis
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Selenium
2 9 (11.69%) JIRA
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.49%) Maven
5 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.90%) Ant
6 3 (3.90%) NUnit
6 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.30%) Grunt
7 1 (1.30%) JMeter
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) TestRail
General
1 7 (9.09%) Legal
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Back Office
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Lead Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Lead PHP Developer
5 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Azure Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Digital Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Integration Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.16%) JSON
2 33 (42.86%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 30 (38.96%) SOAP
4 29 (37.66%) AngularJS
5 26 (33.77%) CSS
6 20 (25.97%) jQuery
7 19 (24.68%) REST
8 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
9 16 (20.78%) .NET Framework
9 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (18.18%) HTML5
11 13 (16.88%) Entity Framework
11 13 (16.88%) RESTful
11 13 (16.88%) WCF
11 13 (16.88%) XSLT
12 12 (15.58%) CSS3
13 10 (12.99%) LAMP
13 10 (12.99%) Symfony
13 10 (12.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
3 14 (18.18%) MVC
4 13 (16.88%) Scrum
4 13 (16.88%) SOA
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.99%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.99%) Microservices
7 9 (11.69%) Analytics
8 8 (10.39%) API Design
9 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.79%) SDLC
11 5 (6.49%) Content Management
11 5 (6.49%) OOP
11 5 (6.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) SQL
2 26 (33.77%) C#
3 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.08%) Java
5 11 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) XPath
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) HiveQL
8 1 (1.30%) Java 8
8 1 (1.30%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) PMO
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.30%) Oozie
1 1 (1.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) SAP
3 7 (9.09%) Workday
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe
5 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.90%) Telerik
6 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.60%) Tableau
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) SEEBURGER