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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 19 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.75% 5.70% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 12.86% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £330 £390 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +41.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +0.94%
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
37 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.94% 44.30% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 51 15
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) XPath
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) XQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XForms
4 2 (25.00%) XSL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering

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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XForms
3 2 (25.00%) XSL
3 2 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) XQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Rally
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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