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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 3 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.20% 10.73% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 32.20% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £488 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +17.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
56 59 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.40% 33.33% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 31
Average daily rate £325 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.61% -49.98%
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
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 19 September 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 -6 3 £300 -40.00% 5
Poole - - - - 1
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) DHTML
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) EJB
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Groovy
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow