The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South West / Devon
Rank 17 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 16 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.37% 6.39% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.54% 13.18% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
Median daily rate £480 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
71 129 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 32.72% 48.50% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 110 34
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £440 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +35.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -4 13 £480 +17.79% 1
Plymouth +12 3 £475 +26.66%
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Devon region with a requirement for XML.

1 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 27 (87.10%) Grails
3 24 (77.42%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
3 24 (77.42%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (77.42%) Docker
4 23 (74.19%) Open Source
5 22 (70.97%) Migration
6 21 (67.74%) Spring
7 18 (58.06%) Groovy
8 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
9 15 (48.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (48.39%) Gradle
9 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
10 13 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (38.71%) JSON
12 9 (29.03%) JPA
12 9 (29.03%) HTML
13 8 (25.81%) NHS
14 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
14 7 (22.58%) REST
15 6 (19.35%) .NET
16 5 (16.13%) HTTP
16 5 (16.13%) Unix
16 5 (16.13%) Linux
16 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
16 5 (16.13%) Neo4j
16 5 (16.13%) MongoDB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) Neo4j
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (48.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (48.39%) Gradle
2 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 22 (70.97%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) Grails
2 24 (77.42%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (67.74%) Spring
4 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
5 12 (38.71%) JSON
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) JPA
7 7 (22.58%) REST
8 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) Dropwizard
9 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
10 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) SOAP
10 3 (9.68%) Web Services
11 2 (6.45%) Ajax
11 2 (6.45%) JMS
11 2 (6.45%) jQuery
11 2 (6.45%) Struts
12 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Open Source
2 22 (70.97%) Migration
3 13 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source Development
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) Groovy
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM