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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 9 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.57% 4.88% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.15% 13.04% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Median daily rate £330 £333 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £367 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -1.05%
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
41 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.88% 37.40% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 14
Median daily rate £350 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 2016, 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Data Protection
3 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Zend
7 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Subversion
7 3 (16.67%) XSL
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) C++

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Author
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) XSL
3 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) COM+
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) WSDL
4 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Data Protection
2 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
3 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) SAP