The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 15 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.44% 4.70% 6.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 10.14% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £330 £366 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +33.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
XML
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.22% 46.31% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 17
Average daily rate £325 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) XPath
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) XQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XForms
4 2 (25.00%) XSL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XForms
3 2 (25.00%) XSL
3 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) XQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Rally
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Cheltenham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 7 days ago