Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 46 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 72 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.28% 4.64% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.00% 16.01% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 29
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +28.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £314 £253 £328
90th Percentile £525 £613 £526
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £386
% change year-on-year +3.53% +10.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -6.25% +30.61%

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 450 306 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 39.27% 28.98% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 171 214
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £544 £600 £539
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +4.65% +14.67%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +10.67%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 49 £441 -9.02% 5
Crawley +3 7 £500 +81.82% 1
Gatwick 0 1 £358 -3.05%
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (77.78%) Java
2 55 (76.39%) SQL
3 46 (63.89%) Unix
4 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (61.11%) Windows
6 41 (56.94%) WebLogic
7 37 (51.39%) JSON
8 36 (50.00%) webMethods
9 34 (47.22%) REST
10 32 (44.44%) SOAP
11 31 (43.06%) CSS
11 31 (43.06%) Oracle
12 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
12 30 (41.67%) Selenium
13 29 (40.28%) MongoDB
13 29 (40.28%) Microservices
14 28 (38.89%) C#
15 27 (37.50%) HTML
15 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
15 27 (37.50%) Test Automation
16 26 (36.11%) Scala
16 26 (36.11%) HTML5
16 26 (36.11%) Spring
17 25 (34.72%) Hibernate
17 25 (34.72%) EJB
17 25 (34.72%) IntelliJ
17 25 (34.72%) Open Source
17 25 (34.72%) Puppet
17 25 (34.72%) Docker
17 25 (34.72%) Play Framework

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 41 (56.94%) WebLogic
2 21 (29.17%) Apache
2 21 (29.17%) JBoss
3 18 (25.00%) nginx
3 18 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.33%) Confluence
5 5 (6.94%) CMS
5 5 (6.94%) IIS
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.94%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Google Analytics
2 14 (19.44%) GitHub
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.94%) TestFlight
5 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) HTTP
1 21 (29.17%) SSL
2 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.28%) MongoDB
2 21 (29.17%) NoSQL
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.56%) Cloud Spanner
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) Selenium
2 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 25 (34.72%) IntelliJ
4 24 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 23 (31.94%) Cucumber
6 22 (30.56%) JUnit
7 21 (29.17%) Gatling
7 21 (29.17%) Jenkins
8 17 (23.61%) Ant
9 15 (20.83%) JIRA
10 14 (19.44%) Grunt
10 14 (19.44%) gulp
10 14 (19.44%) Karma Test Runner
10 14 (19.44%) Sublime Text
10 14 (19.44%) Toad
11 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
12 7 (9.72%) SoapUI
13 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (6.94%) CocoaPods
14 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.17%) Avionics
1 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Analyst
3 19 (26.39%) Java Developer
4 16 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.94%) XML Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SOA Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (51.39%) JSON
2 34 (47.22%) REST
3 32 (44.44%) SOAP
4 31 (43.06%) CSS
5 27 (37.50%) HTML
6 26 (36.11%) HTML5
6 26 (36.11%) Spring
7 25 (34.72%) EJB
7 25 (34.72%) Hibernate
7 25 (34.72%) Play Framework
8 21 (29.17%) J2EE
8 21 (29.17%) J2SE
9 20 (27.78%) jQuery
10 18 (25.00%) Node.js
10 18 (25.00%) Servlets
11 17 (23.61%) Gherkin
12 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
13 13 (18.06%) .NET
14 11 (15.28%) XSLT
15 10 (13.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Unix
2 44 (61.11%) Windows
3 21 (29.17%) Linux
4 17 (23.61%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) Microservices
3 27 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 25 (34.72%) Open Source
5 23 (31.94%) DevOps
6 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
7 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (25.00%) Lean Software Development
9 17 (23.61%) Analytics
10 16 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
10 16 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 13 (18.06%) MVC
12 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (9.72%) TDD
13 7 (9.72%) Web Development
14 6 (8.33%) Defect Management
14 6 (8.33%) Scrum
14 6 (8.33%) SOA
14 6 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (77.78%) Java
2 55 (76.39%) SQL
3 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.89%) C#
5 26 (36.11%) Scala
6 18 (25.00%) Haskell
7 17 (23.61%) Groovy
7 17 (23.61%) Perl
7 17 (23.61%) Python
7 17 (23.61%) Ruby
8 8 (11.11%) Java 8
9 7 (9.72%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
10 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
10 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
12 3 (4.17%) C++
13 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) ISEB
1 19 (26.39%) ISTQB
1 19 (26.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) Puppet
2 17 (23.61%) Grafana
2 17 (23.61%) Kibana
3 2 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) webMethods
2 31 (43.06%) Oracle
3 21 (29.17%) Google
3 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 17 (23.61%) Adobe
5 6 (8.33%) SAP
6 4 (5.56%) Kony
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) NVIDIA