The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Exeter 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 19 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 4 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.85% 18.40% 12.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 41.07% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate £310 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 35.58% 44.80% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 19
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £351 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +310.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
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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 23 April 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%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) XQuery
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) XPath
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Ninject
7 3 (25.00%) NuGet

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) NuGet
3 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Ninject
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) JAXB
7 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (16.67%) DHTML
7 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
7 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) XQuery
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) XPath
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 2 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCAD
1 2 (16.67%) MCSD
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft