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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 10 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.01% 4.71% 14.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.41% 16.00% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Average daily rate
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£386 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £310 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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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
49 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 44.14% 29.41% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 24
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £310 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015, 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%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) VB6
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Database Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
6 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (8.33%) Core Animation
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) XHTML
6 1 (8.33%) JAXB
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
1 1 (8.33%) Animation
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) XAML
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft