The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.49% 1.62% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 6.25% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £395 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.47% -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.45% 25.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate £488 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 4 £450 +80.00% 1
Poole +9 3 £395 +43.63% 1
Weymouth - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Spring Integration
7 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (17.65%) Maven
8 3 (17.65%) CMDB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 4 (23.53%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (23.53%) CRM Architect
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (17.65%) CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) Spring Integration
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) SAML
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) zOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) EAI
5 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
4 3 (17.65%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) IBM