Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 May 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 54 45
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 29 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.13% 1.51% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.37% 5.03% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Swindon median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £314 £330 £323
90th Percentile £584 £501 £545
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate - - £50.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 167 199 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 29.56% 29.97% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 129 140
Swindon median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £297
90th Percentile £650 £565 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Swindon median hourly rate - £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.00 £40.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -33.33% -7.43% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Swindon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Swindon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Swindon

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for XML.

1 17 (58.62%) HTML
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (27.59%) REST
5 8 (27.59%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 7 (24.14%) TypeScript
6 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) MuleSoft
6 7 (24.14%) Retail
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) SOAP
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) ISEB
7 6 (20.69%) Logistics
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (20.69%) API Testing
7 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
8 5 (17.24%) HP ALM
8 5 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (17.24%) AngularJS

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) SNMP
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Cloud Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) React Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Logistics Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) jQuery
2 8 (27.59%) REST
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (13.79%) WCF
6 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
6 3 (10.34%) LESS
6 3 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (10.34%) React
6 3 (10.34%) Sass
6 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) API Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Logistics
3 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
4 7 (24.14%) TypeScript
5 5 (17.24%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP ALM
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) MuleSoft
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
4 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle