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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 14 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 11.11% 3.73% 8.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.38% 13.16% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Average daily rate £408 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
XML
Devon

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
32 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 32.32% 28.36% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 12
Average daily rate £344 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) Toad
7 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 7 (29.17%) RESTful
8 7 (29.17%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (20.83%) JSON
10 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.67%) HTML5
11 4 (16.67%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.50%) Ajax
12 3 (12.50%) Statistics
12 3 (12.50%) Zend
12 3 (12.50%) Zend Framework
12 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 3 (12.50%) ISO 14001

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Toad
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Author
4 5 (20.83%) Database Developer
4 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Author
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
6 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modeller
7 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) RESTful
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) XHTML
6 3 (12.50%) Zend Framework
7 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) Doctrine
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 14001
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft