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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 26 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.50% 0.45% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 1.72% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate - £263 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
32 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.08% 25.89% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Author
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) API Development
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Def Stans