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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 5.49% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 20.00% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£263 £433 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.30% +9.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
58 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.73% 27.47% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 15
Average daily rate £263 £414 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.55% +50.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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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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 £263 -43.24% 8
Poole - - - - 3
XML
South West

XML
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) JCAPS
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle