The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.86% 2.88% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 11.69% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 5
Average daily rate £400 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
XML
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
128 77 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 46.89% 24.60% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 34 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Devon region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Devon

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Devon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Devon region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

XML
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Devon region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +9 11 £408 +35.83% 2
Plymouth - 5 £375 -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle
3 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
5 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 11 (36.67%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 10 (33.33%) Toad
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) RESTful
10 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (16.67%) Python
11 5 (16.67%) JSON
11 5 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 4 (13.33%) HTML5
12 4 (13.33%) SDLC
12 4 (13.33%) Vagrant
12 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (13.33%) OO
12 4 (13.33%) Web Services
12 4 (13.33%) XSL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 3 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Toad
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.33%) ClearCase
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Author
4 5 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Author
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modeller
7 2 (6.67%) Digital Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) RESTful
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) XSL
6 3 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) XHTML
6 3 (10.00%) Zend Framework
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) Doctrine
7 2 (6.67%) Drools
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Delphi
6 4 (13.33%) Perl
6 4 (13.33%) PL/1
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) VB
8 2 (6.67%) VB6
9 1 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft