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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.50% 11.43% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 28.57% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £359 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £377 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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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
23 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.17% 40.00% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 11
Average daily rate £375 £313 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +32.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £370 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014, 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 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) DHTML
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow