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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 20 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.08% 3.38% 8.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 12.82% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £388 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £372 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
23 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.47% 26.35% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 8
Average daily rate £400 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) XPath
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) OLTP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) COM+
4 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) XForms
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCAD
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Rally
2 1 (16.67%) Zend