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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing XML 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.75% 3.08% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 14.08% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -8.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 94 71 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 27.49% 21.85% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 43
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.32% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Swindon

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Spring
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) Apache
5 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
5 6 (54.55%) Maven
5 6 (54.55%) Ant
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
6 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) JUnit
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
7 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (36.36%) OO
7 4 (36.36%) JBehave
8 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (27.27%) OOD
8 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
8 3 (27.27%) MVC
9 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

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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 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 5 (45.45%) JUnit
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) JBehave
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Dropwizard
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) JSTL
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) CCTV
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) webMethods