The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.57% 2.00% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 8.33% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £550 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
10 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.86% 24.00% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 25
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for XML.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) .NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Mule
2 2 (10.00%) Mule ESB
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) AMQP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (5.00%) OrientDB
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) WSDL
5 4 (20.00%) XSLT
6 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) XSL
6 3 (15.00%) Zend Framework
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) COM+
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) VB6
6 2 (10.00%) XPath
7 1 (5.00%) Groovy
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CloudHub
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) SAP