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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 5 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.11% 5.61% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 20.69% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £398 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £545 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
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
57 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.05% 27.10% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 29
Average daily rate £315 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £13.76 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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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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 0 3 £275 -42.10% 8
Poole - - - - 3
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (16.67%) CA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) DHTML
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) JavaBeans
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (16.67%) CA