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 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Contract jobs citing XML 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.88% 3.75% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 13.68% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Median daily rate £360 £418 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.77% +15.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £356 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £525 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.23
% change year-on-year +23.07% -10.28%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 116 95 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 34.22% 27.38% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 39
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Swindon

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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 28 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 Swindon region with a requirement for XML.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Ant
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) JBehave
6 2 (22.22%) BPMN
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Service Design

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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Ant
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) JBehave
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) BPMN
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
6 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) SDET
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft