The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 14 1
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing XML 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 10.81% 4.08% 22.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 16.67% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Median daily rate £258 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.29% +57.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £425 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £425 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 12 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 32.43% 24.49% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 18
Median daily rate £388 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Woking

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Woking

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Woking over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Woking

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Woking region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (75.00%) Internet
2 17 (70.83%) XSLT
3 15 (62.50%) Publishing
4 14 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (54.17%) QA
5 13 (54.17%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 12 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Content Analysis
8 9 (37.50%) MarkLogic
8 9 (37.50%) XQuery
8 9 (37.50%) JUnit
9 7 (29.17%) C#
9 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) Legal
10 6 (25.00%) Content Management
11 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.83%) TDD
11 5 (20.83%) NUnit
11 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
11 5 (20.83%) Workflow
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
11 5 (20.83%) SOAP
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) RESTful
11 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
11 5 (20.83%) Selenium
11 5 (20.83%) PowerShell

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MarkLogic
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (37.50%) JUnit
3 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) MSTest
4 5 (20.83%) NUnit
4 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
4 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (62.50%) Publishing
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Content Editor
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) XSLT
2 5 (20.83%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 12 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Content Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Content Management
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) MVVM
4 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) XQuery
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore