Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 49 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 26 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.75% 1.19% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.62% 4.12% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 16
Swindon median daily rate £350 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +23.29% -8.75%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £243
90th Percentile £425 £473 £519
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -16.67% +16.13% -
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 206 194 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 29.73% 28.96% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 128 137
Swindon median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £290 £288
90th Percentile £668 £599 £568
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +10.75% +2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Swindon median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +42.86% -14.44%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £42.38
% change year-on-year +13.58% -4.42% +30.38%

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 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 19 August 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) REST
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
6 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Retail
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) JSON
6 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) MuleSoft
7 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (23.08%) API Testing
7 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) ISEB
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) Logistics
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center

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 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.54%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Cloud Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Logistics Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) REST
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) SOAP
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 4 (15.38%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) XSD
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) WSDL
8 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) DataPower
2 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) API Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Logistics
3 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
5 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) BPEL
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 6 (23.08%) Python
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) TypeScript
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) VB
7 3 (11.54%) C#
8 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
1 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP ALM
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (11.54%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) MuleSoft
2 6 (23.08%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Micro Focus
4 3 (11.54%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk