The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 31 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.14% 0.49% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 2.70% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £440 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £36.65
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.14%
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.94% 18.23% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 35
Average daily rate £400 £250 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -48.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £333 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

XML
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Bournemouth -6 1 - - 4
Poole - 1 £440 -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) GemFire
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (20.00%) RainStor
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Salt
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (20.00%) boto
4 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) boto
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) RainStor