The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bournemouth region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.25% 2.15% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 7.41% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 31.71% 29.03% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 22
Average daily rate £485 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Dorset

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Bournemouth region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) XSD
5 3 (33.33%) JBoss
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Web Flow
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) XSD
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) EJB
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) SAML
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) OpenID
6 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) EAI
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) IBM