The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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 29 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
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing XML 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 1.85% 1.39% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 10.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Uxbridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 31.48% 13.89% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £297 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Uxbridge

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for XML.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Talend
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) AOP
3 3 (37.50%) jBPM
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Talend Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
2 3 (37.50%) jBPM
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) AOP
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Talend