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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 14 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.09% 2.46% 14.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.87% 9.68% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Average daily rate
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£399 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.37% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
83 62 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 36.09% 25.41% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 42
Average daily rate £375 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +6 11 £398 +28.22% 2
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JSON
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) Maven
6 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (30.00%) JUnit
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
8 3 (15.00%) JAXB
8 3 (15.00%) VB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) Jetty
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Firebird
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.00%) JAXB
6 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.00%) Core Animation
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.00%) JPA
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) XSD
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Animation
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) XAML
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft