Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 67 44
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 37 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.43% 1.78% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 7.47% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 31
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £318
90th Percentile £558 £539 £650
South West median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.92% +0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.90% +42.32%

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 259 308 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 24.00% 23.88% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 201 218
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +3.81%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £655 £556 £575
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £40.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -7.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £39.63 £38.05 £33.73
90th Percentile £48.50 £54.50 £47.53
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% +8.11%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Swindon +25 30 £390 +4.00% 11
Chippenham 0 1 £500 +17.65% 2
Salisbury - 1 £375 - 1
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 19 (51.35%) HTML
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
1 19 (51.35%) CSS
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) REST
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) .NET
6 9 (24.32%) SOAP
6 9 (24.32%) Web Services
6 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (24.32%) JSON
6 9 (24.32%) jQuery
7 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
7 8 (21.62%) TypeScript
8 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) MuleSoft
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (18.92%) MVC
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Retail
8 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) Logistics
9 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.22%) ISEB
9 6 (16.22%) API Testing

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SNMP
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.11%) NUnit
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Cloud Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) React Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Logistics Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) CSS
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) REST
3 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
3 9 (24.32%) JSON
3 9 (24.32%) SOAP
3 9 (24.32%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
6 4 (10.81%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
7 3 (8.11%) LESS
7 3 (8.11%) Sass
7 3 (8.11%) WSDL
7 3 (8.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) DataPower
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) MVC
2 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) API Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Logistics
3 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) SOA
5 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) BPEL
6 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.11%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Network Management
7 2 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
4 8 (21.62%) TypeScript
5 4 (10.81%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP ALM
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.70%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) MuleSoft
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) IBM