The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 56 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Contract jobs citing XML 14 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.57% 6.26% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 25.66% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 32 17
Average daily rate
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£380 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
XML
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
230 152 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.78% 24.40% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 131
Average daily rate £363 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (50.00%) HTML
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) MySQL
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) Spring
8 9 (25.00%) JUnit
8 9 (25.00%) Web Services
8 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 8 (22.22%) JSP
9 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 8 (22.22%) MVC
10 7 (19.44%) TDD
10 7 (19.44%) Ajax
10 7 (19.44%) C#
10 7 (19.44%) B2C
10 7 (19.44%) Internet
10 7 (19.44%) Project Management
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) JIRA
11 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) Confluence
3 3 (8.33%) Magnolia
3 3 (8.33%) Drupal
4 2 (5.56%) SAS
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.78%) Kentico
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.78%) Mule
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) CATIA
3 1 (2.78%) Windchill
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (5.56%) DVB
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 3 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) MS Access
6 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) JUnit
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) .NET
3 10 (27.78%) Spring
4 9 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) JSP
5 8 (22.22%) jQuery
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
6 7 (19.44%) Ajax
7 6 (16.67%) XSD
7 6 (16.67%) JSON
7 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
8 3 (8.33%) DOM
8 3 (8.33%) JDBC
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.56%) Middleware
9 2 (5.56%) OLE DB
9 2 (5.56%) J2EE
9 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) DTV
1 3 (8.33%) Streaming Video
1 3 (8.33%) Taxonomies
1 3 (8.33%) Mashup
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) MPEG
2 2 (5.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) B2C
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) SEO
5 6 (16.67%) Validation
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Kanban
5 6 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Information Security
7 3 (8.33%) Content Management
8 2 (5.56%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) VBA
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Fortran
7 1 (2.78%) Pascal
7 1 (2.78%) Prolog
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) PHP5
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HNC
2 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) HL7
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) hybris
3 3 (8.33%) ForgeRock
3 3 (8.33%) Sun
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) CODA
5 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
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