Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 51 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.86% 3.62% 6.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.78% 10.85% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 38
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £283 £328 £271
90th Percentile £613 £528 £400
South East median daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +8.39% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.44% -15.29%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -12.09% +23.81% +5.00%

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 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 304 424 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.98% 33.41% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 223 287
West Sussex median daily rate £448 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £309 £300
90th Percentile £618 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.08 £33.20
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 28 £500 +25.79% 2
Crawley -7 4 £275 -29.03%
Gatwick 0 2 £369 +5.36%
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for XML.

1 45 (88.24%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (60.78%) REST
4 30 (58.82%) Spring
4 30 (58.82%) SOAP
4 30 (58.82%) Hibernate
4 30 (58.82%) Microservices
5 28 (54.90%) JSON
6 27 (52.94%) WebLogic
7 24 (47.06%) CSS
8 22 (43.14%) Puppet
8 22 (43.14%) MongoDB
8 22 (43.14%) Scala
8 22 (43.14%) SQL
8 22 (43.14%) Linux
8 22 (43.14%) IntelliJ
8 22 (43.14%) Play Framework
8 22 (43.14%) Docker
9 21 (41.18%) Web Services
9 21 (41.18%) EJB
10 18 (35.29%) XSLT
11 17 (33.33%) MVC
12 16 (31.37%) Open Source
12 16 (31.37%) EclipseLink
13 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
13 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (29.41%) JPA
13 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
13 15 (29.41%) SOA
13 15 (29.41%) JavaScript

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 27 (52.94%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) JBoss
3 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (9.80%) Confluence
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (5.88%) nginx
7 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) GitHub
1 3 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
1 9 (17.65%) SSL
1 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) MongoDB
2 15 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) IntelliJ
2 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 12 (23.53%) Selenium
4 10 (19.61%) Maven
4 10 (19.61%) Subversion
5 8 (15.69%) JUnit
6 5 (9.80%) JIRA
7 3 (5.88%) Ant
7 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.88%) Gatling
7 3 (5.88%) Grunt
7 3 (5.88%) gulp
7 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.88%) Sublime Text
7 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.96%) Toad
8 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 22 (43.14%) Scala Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (9.80%) HTML Developer
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Integration Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Web Automation Tester
8 2 (3.92%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) REST
2 30 (58.82%) Hibernate
2 30 (58.82%) SOAP
2 30 (58.82%) Spring
3 28 (54.90%) JSON
4 24 (47.06%) CSS
5 22 (43.14%) Play Framework
6 21 (41.18%) EJB
6 21 (41.18%) Web Services
7 18 (35.29%) XSLT
8 16 (31.37%) EclipseLink
9 15 (29.41%) JPA
10 13 (25.49%) EJB 3.0
10 13 (25.49%) JMS
10 13 (25.49%) XSD
11 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 9 (17.65%) J2EE
12 9 (17.65%) Spring Boot
13 8 (15.69%) HTML5
13 8 (15.69%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) Microservices
3 17 (33.33%) MVC
4 16 (31.37%) Open Source
5 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (29.41%) SOA
6 10 (19.61%) DevOps
6 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 8 (15.69%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.80%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Workflow
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.92%) API Testing
12 2 (3.92%) BDD
12 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
12 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) Scala
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) XPath
7 3 (5.88%) Groovy
7 3 (5.88%) Haskell
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) Grafana
2 9 (17.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) webMethods
3 5 (9.80%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Northgate
5 3 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe