Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 48 50
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 15 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.69% 2.16% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 9.38% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
Swindon median daily rate £450 £473 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +45.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £415 £419 £231
90th Percentile £635 £475 £369
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £473 £325
% change year-on-year +5.82% +45.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 282 160 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 31.83% 23.09% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 115 138
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £288
90th Percentile £688 £648 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate £46.25 - £21.00
10th Percentile £42.13 - £18.50
90th Percentile £49.38 - £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% +85.71% -36.84%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 14 (93.33%) REST
2 13 (86.67%) Middleware
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) DataPower
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) UML
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) WSDL
5 7 (46.67%) IBM
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) BPMN
5 7 (46.67%) Microservices
5 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (40.00%) HP ALM
6 6 (40.00%) Sequence Diagram
6 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) JSON
6 6 (40.00%) Use Case
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) XML Schema
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) XSD
6 6 (40.00%) C++
6 6 (40.00%) VB
7 5 (33.33%) Micro Focus

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 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Apigee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) BPM Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) BPM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) REST
2 13 (86.67%) Middleware
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) WSDL
5 6 (40.00%) JSON
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) XML Schema
5 6 (40.00%) XSD
6 2 (13.33%) JMS
7 1 (6.67%) EJB
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) JSP
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (6.67%) OAuth
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Servlets
7 1 (6.67%) Swagger
7 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) BPMN
2 7 (46.67%) Microservices
2 7 (46.67%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Sequence Diagram
3 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Use Case
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) BPEL
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP ALM
2 5 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) CA
2 5 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Pega
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO