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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.88% 10.67% 7.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Average daily rate
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£370 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +54.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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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
15 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.27% 26.67% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £700
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
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 22 August 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) MKS
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) PTC