Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 20 September 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 36 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -29
Contract jobs citing XML 76 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.91% 6.21% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.63% 20.25% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 19
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% +3.59%
10th Percentile £362 £307 £325
90th Percentile £525 £510 £468
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.04% +104.44%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 408 326 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 37.09% 30.67% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 210 277
West Sussex median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% - +15.65%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £544 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +10.47% -14.00%
10th Percentile £32.30 £44.25 £36.08
90th Percentile £41.30 £52.50 £46.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.89%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for XML in West Sussex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in West Sussex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in West Sussex

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in West Sussex

XML
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +10 55 £475 -5.00% 5
Crawley +11 8 £500 +30.72% 4
Gatwick - 1 £358 - 1
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for XML.

1 52 (68.42%) SQL
2 49 (64.47%) Java
3 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) REST
5 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 33 (43.42%) Unix
6 33 (43.42%) Windows
7 32 (42.11%) JSON
8 31 (40.79%) SOAP
9 30 (39.47%) WebLogic
10 27 (35.53%) CSS
11 25 (32.89%) C#
11 25 (32.89%) HTML
11 25 (32.89%) Microservices
12 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
12 24 (31.58%) XSLT
12 24 (31.58%) Spring
13 23 (30.26%) Selenium
13 23 (30.26%) EJB
14 22 (28.95%) XSD
14 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
14 22 (28.95%) MVC
14 22 (28.95%) MongoDB
15 21 (27.63%) Open Source
16 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
16 20 (26.32%) Cucumber
16 20 (26.32%) DevOps
16 20 (26.32%) Oracle
17 19 (25.00%) HTML5
17 19 (25.00%) Git (software)

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 30 (39.47%) WebLogic
2 14 (18.42%) nginx
2 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.47%) Apache
3 11 (14.47%) JBoss
4 10 (13.16%) CMS
4 10 (13.16%) Confluence
5 9 (11.84%) IIS
5 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
5 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (11.84%) Umbraco
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Google Analytics
2 7 (9.21%) GitHub
3 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) HTTP
1 16 (21.05%) SSL
2 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) MongoDB
2 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (5.26%) Cloud Spanner
8 2 (2.63%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Selenium
2 20 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (23.68%) Gatling
5 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 15 (19.74%) IntelliJ
7 13 (17.11%) Ant
7 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
7 13 (17.11%) JIRA
7 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
8 10 (13.16%) JUnit
8 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (11.84%) Toad
10 8 (10.53%) SoapUI
10 8 (10.53%) Subversion
11 7 (9.21%) Grunt
11 7 (9.21%) gulp
11 7 (9.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (9.21%) Sublime Text
12 5 (6.58%) Maven
General
1 3 (3.95%) Avionics
1 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (63.16%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 22 (28.95%) Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Scala Developer
6 9 (11.84%) SQL Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) XML Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Messaging Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.68%) REST
2 32 (42.11%) JSON
3 31 (40.79%) SOAP
4 27 (35.53%) CSS
5 25 (32.89%) HTML
6 24 (31.58%) Spring
6 24 (31.58%) XSLT
7 23 (30.26%) EJB
8 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
8 22 (28.95%) XSD
9 19 (25.00%) HTML5
10 18 (23.68%) jQuery
11 15 (19.74%) Play Framework
12 14 (18.42%) Node.js
12 14 (18.42%) Servlets
12 14 (18.42%) Web Services
13 13 (17.11%) EJB 3.0
13 13 (17.11%) Gherkin
13 13 (17.11%) JMS
14 12 (15.79%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) Social Media
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Unix
1 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Microservices
3 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 22 (28.95%) MVC
5 21 (27.63%) Open Source
6 20 (26.32%) DevOps
7 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
9 16 (21.05%) SOA
10 13 (17.11%) Analytics
11 11 (14.47%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
12 10 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (11.84%) Project Management
13 9 (11.84%) Scrum
13 9 (11.84%) Web Design
14 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 6 (7.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 6 (7.89%) Workflow
16 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) SQL
2 49 (64.47%) Java
3 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 25 (32.89%) C#
5 17 (22.37%) Java 8
6 16 (21.05%) Scala
7 14 (18.42%) Haskell
7 14 (18.42%) Perl
8 13 (17.11%) Groovy
8 13 (17.11%) Python
8 13 (17.11%) Ruby
9 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.95%) C++
10 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) ISEB
1 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.63%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Puppet
2 13 (17.11%) Grafana
2 13 (17.11%) Kibana
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 18 (23.68%) webMethods
3 17 (22.37%) Google
4 15 (19.74%) Adobe
5 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.26%) Kony
7 1 (1.32%) ComArch
7 1 (1.32%) NVIDIA
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat