Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 43
Rank change year-on-year +19 -28 +10
Contract jobs citing XML 34 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.70% 1.50% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.37% 6.90% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 34
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £341 £235
90th Percentile £500 £556 £650
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +18.57% +7.69% +19.36%

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 299 290 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.71% 21.71% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 188 221
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £281
90th Percentile £603 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.58% -4.42% +25.56%
10th Percentile £38.54 £37.45 £28.68
90th Percentile £47.60 £52.48 £48.08
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.38% -4.76%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +12 26 £350 -22.22% 5
Trowbridge - 2 £325 -
Corsham +4 1 £500 -9.50%
Salisbury - 1 £375 - 3
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) REST
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) HTML
3 13 (38.24%) CSS
4 12 (35.29%) SOAP
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) JSON
7 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 8 (23.53%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) C#
8 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (20.59%) Retail
8 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
8 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
8 7 (20.59%) MuleSoft
9 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
9 6 (17.65%) API Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 6 (17.65%) Logistics
9 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
9 6 (17.65%) .NET

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 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) AMQP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.82%) JMeter
3 3 (8.82%) NUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Cloud Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) REST
2 13 (38.24%) CSS
2 13 (38.24%) HTML
3 12 (35.29%) SOAP
4 9 (26.47%) JSON
5 8 (23.53%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.76%) Middleware
8 4 (11.76%) XSD
9 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.82%) jQuery
9 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (8.82%) RESTful
9 3 (8.82%) WCF
9 3 (8.82%) WSDL
10 1 (2.94%) Spring
10 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) DataPower
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
3 6 (17.65%) API Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Logistics
3 6 (17.65%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) BPEL
6 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 4 (11.76%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) VB
7 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
1 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP ALM
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) MuleSoft
3 6 (17.65%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Micro Focus
5 3 (8.82%) CA
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow