Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 71 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 33 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.08% 1.90% 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.73% 9.20% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 34
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £470 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +29.21% -9.06%
10th Percentile £314 £404 £235
90th Percentile £575 £475 £650
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +8.57% -9.68% +99.18%

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 378 261 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.88% 20.70% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 177 224
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.74% +0.69%
10th Percentile £325 £291 £288
90th Percentile £655 £566 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +81.40% -33.85%
10th Percentile £38.02 £36.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £40.55 £34.63
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 - 13 £538 - 1
Swindon -20 10 £390 -17.02% 5
Corsham -4 3 £500 -9.91% 1
Trowbridge - 2 £325 -
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 23 (69.70%) SOAP
2 21 (63.64%) Web Services
3 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 17 (51.52%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) Linux
6 15 (45.45%) Python
6 15 (45.45%) C++
6 15 (45.45%) JSON
7 14 (42.42%) DV Cleared
8 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (36.36%) REST
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) Finance
10 11 (33.33%) Banking
11 10 (30.30%) Information Security
11 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (30.30%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (30.30%) TOGAF
11 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
11 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
11 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
11 10 (30.30%) HMG Infosec
11 10 (30.30%) JSP 440
11 10 (30.30%) DSDM
11 10 (30.30%) C
11 10 (30.30%) JSP
11 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (30.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (30.30%) IT Strategy
11 10 (30.30%) Critical Thinking

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 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) ColdFusion
4 4 (12.12%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.12%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) jMock
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Mockito
3 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (33.33%) Banking
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Applications Architect
4 8 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) SOAP
2 21 (63.64%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) JSON
4 12 (36.36%) REST
5 10 (30.30%) JSP
6 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) Middleware
8 7 (21.21%) WSDL
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 6 (18.18%) LAMP
10 5 (15.15%) RESTful
10 5 (15.15%) XSD
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
12 3 (9.09%) XML Schema
13 2 (6.06%) J2EE
13 2 (6.06%) PowerMock
14 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
14 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Critical Thinking
2 10 (30.30%) DSDM
2 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (30.30%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) IT Strategy
2 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (30.30%) TOGAF
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Change Control
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Sequence Diagram
5 3 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) C
3 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) PHP
6 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 5 (15.15%) VB
8 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) DV Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) HMG Infosec
1 10 (30.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 10 (30.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (12.12%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.09%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe
3 4 (12.12%) CA
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Micro Focus
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Splunk
6 1 (3.03%) VMware