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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 32 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 1 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 0.68% 11.11% 8.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 36.36% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +8.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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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
21 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 14.29% 30.56% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 31
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (28.57%) BPEL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) JDeveloper
5 2 (28.57%) SAML
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JDeveloper
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) NuGet
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) OpenID
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Ninject
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle