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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 50 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 22 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 3.19% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 11.19% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £207 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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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
199 268 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.14% 28.54% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 217 91
Average daily rate £363 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 25 (53.19%) Web Services
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 16 (34.04%) SOAP
4 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.79%) PHP
5 14 (29.79%) CSS
6 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 13 (27.66%) HTML5
7 12 (25.53%) RESTful
7 12 (25.53%) Java
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle
8 11 (23.40%) Linux
8 11 (23.40%) JSON
9 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) MVC
10 9 (19.15%) CMS
10 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
10 9 (19.15%) Node.js
10 9 (19.15%) CSS3
10 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (17.02%) Sass
11 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.02%) Express
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Phone
11 8 (17.02%) Apple iOS
11 8 (17.02%) Content Management
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (17.02%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (19.15%) CMS
1 9 (19.15%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) SAS
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) DVB
3 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) MySQL
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.51%) Redis
5 4 (8.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) ActiveReports
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (12.77%) Maven
4 5 (10.64%) JIRA
4 5 (10.64%) Selenium
5 4 (8.51%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) Log4Net
7 1 (2.13%) TestNG
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Web Developer
3 6 (12.77%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) ETL Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) Web Services
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 16 (34.04%) SOAP
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) HTML5
6 12 (25.53%) RESTful
7 11 (23.40%) JSON
8 9 (19.15%) CSS3
9 8 (17.02%) Sass
9 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
9 8 (17.02%) Express
10 7 (14.89%) Ember.js
10 7 (14.89%) Apache Cordova
10 7 (14.89%) Backbone.js
11 6 (12.77%) REST
12 5 (10.64%) .NET
12 5 (10.64%) LAMP
13 4 (8.51%) Spring
13 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
13 4 (8.51%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) DTV
2 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.13%) Online Games
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) MPEG
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Apple iOS
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Phone
3 7 (14.89%) Android
3 7 (14.89%) UNIX
4 3 (6.38%) VMS
4 3 (6.38%) Debian
4 3 (6.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
2 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (17.02%) Content Management
4 7 (14.89%) ETL
5 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.79%) PHP
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 12 (25.53%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) VBA
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
7 3 (6.38%) Golang
8 2 (4.26%) PHP5
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (8.51%) BC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Bcfg2
2 3 (6.38%) Ganeti
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Appcelerator
3 4 (8.51%) New Relic
3 4 (8.51%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Symbian