The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Devon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 10 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.80% 10.06% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.99% 30.77% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £420 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.59% +74.09%
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 £33.73 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +7.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.28% 32.70% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
South West

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 1 August 2014. 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 -14 10 £313 -25.59%
Newton Abbot - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) Subversion
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) User Stories
4 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) ReSharper
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) NUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) Ninject
6 5 (31.25%) NuGet
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (31.25%) ReSharper
2 5 (31.25%) NUnit
2 5 (31.25%) NuGet
3 4 (25.00%) JDeveloper
3 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 8 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Ninject
5 5 (31.25%) CSS3
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) XSLT
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
7 3 (18.75%) NHibernate
7 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (12.50%) XHTML
8 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) TDD
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) User Stories
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) BPEL
4 4 (25.00%) BPMN
4 4 (25.00%) OWASP
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle