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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 37 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 2 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.69% 5.56% 14.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 21.57% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
50 51 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.24% 25.76% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 56
Average daily rate £338 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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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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 -18 1 £300 -14.28%
Newton Abbot - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Tavistock - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) SAML
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Firebird
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NuGet
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) OpenID
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Ninject
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft