The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 32 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 4 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.89% 19.28% 13.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 59.26% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +83.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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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 Exeter region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 21.70% 32.53% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 17
Average daily rate £350 £433 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +33.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £383 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Exeter region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Exeter region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (33.33%) JDeveloper
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) UML
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) BPEL
6 4 (33.33%) BPMN
6 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (33.33%) JDeveloper
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) NuGet
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) XSLT
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) SAML
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) OpenID
6 2 (16.67%) Ninject
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) BPEL
3 4 (33.33%) BPMN
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) OWASP
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle