Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 16 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 71 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 53 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.93% 1.70% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 8.33% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 19
Wiltshire median daily rate £538 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +46.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £413 £419 £222
90th Percentile £588 £488 £406
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.66% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 454 252 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 25.10% 20.45% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 172 187
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £675 £598 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +78.57% -35.38%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.85 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £40.35 £24.70
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Wiltshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Wiltshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Wiltshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Wiltshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Salisbury - 26 £550 - 2
Swindon -11 16 £450 -5.26% 1
Corsham -9 3 £500 -
Trowbridge - 2 £325 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £425 -
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 36 (67.92%) SOAP
1 36 (67.92%) Web Services
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 32 (60.38%) Security Cleared
4 30 (56.60%) JSON
4 30 (56.60%) Linux
5 29 (54.72%) C++
5 29 (54.72%) Python
6 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
7 25 (47.17%) C
7 25 (47.17%) JSP
7 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
7 25 (47.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (47.17%) Information Security
8 24 (45.28%) TOGAF
8 24 (45.28%) PowerShell
8 24 (45.28%) HMG Infosec
8 24 (45.28%) JSP 440
8 24 (45.28%) DSDM
8 24 (45.28%) DV Cleared
8 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (45.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 24 (45.28%) Critical Thinking
9 22 (41.51%) Finance
10 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
11 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (33.96%) Banking
12 16 (30.19%) .NET
12 16 (30.19%) IT Strategy
12 16 (30.19%) REST

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) ColdFusion
3 5 (9.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Apigee
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) GIS
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
2 4 (7.55%) JMeter
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) DbUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) jMock
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) Mockito
4 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Architect
2 22 (41.51%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (24.53%) Applications Architect
4 10 (18.87%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) BPM Designer
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) ColdFusion Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) SOAP
1 36 (67.92%) Web Services
2 30 (56.60%) JSON
3 25 (47.17%) JSP
4 16 (30.19%) .NET
4 16 (30.19%) REST
5 14 (26.42%) Middleware
6 9 (16.98%) WSDL
7 8 (15.09%) XML Schema
8 7 (13.21%) CSS
8 7 (13.21%) HTML
9 6 (11.32%) jQuery
9 6 (11.32%) LAMP
9 6 (11.32%) RESTful
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.43%) XSD
11 3 (5.66%) J2EE
12 2 (3.77%) JMS
12 2 (3.77%) OAuth
12 2 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (24.53%) DataPower
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Enterprise Architecture
1 25 (47.17%) Information Security
1 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
2 24 (45.28%) Critical Thinking
2 24 (45.28%) DSDM
2 24 (45.28%) TOGAF
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.19%) IT Strategy
5 15 (28.30%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (16.98%) BPMN
6 9 (16.98%) Microservices
6 9 (16.98%) UML
7 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
7 8 (15.09%) Sequence Diagram
7 8 (15.09%) Software Architecture
7 8 (15.09%) Use Case
8 6 (11.32%) OO
8 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) C++
2 29 (54.72%) Python
3 25 (47.17%) C
4 24 (45.28%) PowerShell
5 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.43%) VB
8 4 (7.55%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) Java 8
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (60.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (45.28%) DV Cleared
3 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (45.28%) HMG Infosec
1 24 (45.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (45.28%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) HP ALM
2 4 (7.55%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) HP
3 8 (15.09%) IBM
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) CA
4 4 (7.55%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.77%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) ESRI
6 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Pega
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) VMware