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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 16 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.93% 4.58% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.44% 16.22% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £360 £333 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £331 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £333 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
36 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.51% 28.24% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 11
Median daily rate £385 £333 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL

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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Mule
1 1 (10.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Author
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
5 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) JPA
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) WSDL
3 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
3 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Zend