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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 8.47% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 21.74% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£388 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -4.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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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
24 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.69% 38.98% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 7
Average daily rate £375 £288 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £363 £400
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XSD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft