The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 34 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing XML 22 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.50% 4.14% 9.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.77% 14.39% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 14
Average daily rate
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£354 £390 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% +5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £285 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
XML
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 132 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.47% 28.76% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 78 43
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £30.00 £25.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £116.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 6 £438 - 3
Cheltenham -1 6 £333 -14.19% 4
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) HTML
3 25 (52.08%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 21 (43.75%) Web Services
6 20 (41.67%) DV Cleared
7 19 (39.58%) C++
8 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (35.42%) Finance
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) C#
10 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
11 14 (29.17%) TDD
11 14 (29.17%) .NET
11 14 (29.17%) Python
12 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (25.00%) JPA
13 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
13 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
14 10 (20.83%) Oracle
14 10 (20.83%) XSL
14 10 (20.83%) J2EE
14 10 (20.83%) JMeter
14 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
14 10 (20.83%) Selenium
14 10 (20.83%) JBehave
14 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
15 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (6.25%) Mule
3 3 (6.25%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Acrobat
1 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (20.83%) JBehave
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) JMeter
2 10 (20.83%) Selenium
3 9 (18.75%) JUnit
4 8 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
7 3 (6.25%) Mockito
8 2 (4.17%) Firebug
8 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.17%) Maven
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (2.08%) gulp
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Tester
6 5 (10.42%) Author
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.33%) Software Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Software Test Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Author
8 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) Web Services
3 15 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 14 (29.17%) .NET
5 12 (25.00%) JPA
6 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.83%) J2EE
7 10 (20.83%) XSL
7 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 9 (18.75%) JSF
8 9 (18.75%) WSDL
8 9 (18.75%) XML Schema
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
10 6 (12.50%) SOAP
10 6 (12.50%) COM+
10 6 (12.50%) EJB
10 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET
10 6 (12.50%) JAXB
10 6 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
10 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.08%) Animation
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) TDD
3 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Web Development
10 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.17%) Workflow
10 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 19 (39.58%) C++
4 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
5 16 (33.33%) C#
6 14 (29.17%) Python
7 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
8 7 (14.58%) VB
9 6 (12.50%) VB6
10 4 (8.33%) C
11 2 (4.17%) PHP
12 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (18.75%) ISEB
4 7 (14.58%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP