The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Bristol 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 59 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 10 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.26% 4.32% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 18.40% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.95% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £275 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 125 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.26% 23.50% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 110
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XML
South West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 26 (63.41%) HTML
2 23 (56.10%) CSS
3 20 (48.78%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 16 (39.02%) Oracle
6 13 (31.71%) MySQL
7 12 (29.27%) Web Services
7 12 (29.27%) jQuery
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (24.39%) B2C
9 10 (24.39%) Project Management
10 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
10 9 (21.95%) VBA
10 9 (21.95%) Spring
10 9 (21.95%) Scrum
10 9 (21.95%) MVC
11 8 (19.51%) .NET
11 8 (19.51%) JUnit
11 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
11 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (19.51%) JIRA
12 7 (17.07%) InfoPath
12 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
12 7 (17.07%) JSP
12 7 (17.07%) C#
12 7 (17.07%) Ajax
13 6 (14.63%) TDD
13 6 (14.63%) Subversion

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) Confluence
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) Mule
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) CATIA
2 3 (7.32%) Windchill
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) Intranet
3 2 (4.88%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) MS Access
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JUnit
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Lead Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Flash Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Access Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) HTML
2 23 (56.10%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) Spring
5 8 (19.51%) .NET
6 7 (17.07%) JSP
6 7 (17.07%) Ajax
7 6 (14.63%) Spring MVC
7 6 (14.63%) XSD
8 4 (9.76%) WebCenter
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
9 3 (7.32%) DOM
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.88%) Flash
10 2 (4.88%) JDBC
10 2 (4.88%) Apache Flex
10 2 (4.88%) WCF
10 2 (4.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) DTV
1 3 (7.32%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.88%) IPTV
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) B2C
1 10 (24.39%) Project Management
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) MVC
2 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
2 9 (21.95%) Scrum
3 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Kanban
5 6 (14.63%) Data Validation
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) OO
5 6 (14.63%) Validation
5 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
5 6 (14.63%) SEO
5 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) VBA
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) PHP
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) C++
7 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby
7 3 (7.32%) PHP5
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) VB
8 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) Groovy
9 1 (2.44%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) Fortran
9 1 (2.44%) Pascal
9 1 (2.44%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) hybris
3 2 (4.88%) Facebook
3 2 (4.88%) Twitter
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) CODA