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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing XML 27 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.84% 3.04% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.12% 16.95% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -15.71%
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 59 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.25% 17.93% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 30 95
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £228 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +172.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Cheltenham -13 2 - - 3
Cirencester - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 32 (68.09%) Web Services
3 30 (63.83%) Java
4 27 (57.45%) Hibernate
5 23 (48.94%) JPA
6 21 (44.68%) Oracle
7 17 (36.17%) JUnit
7 17 (36.17%) DV Cleared
7 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
7 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.04%) J2EE
9 15 (31.91%) HTML
9 15 (31.91%) Scrum
9 15 (31.91%) JSF
10 14 (29.79%) Finance
10 14 (29.79%) MVC
11 13 (27.66%) JAXB
11 13 (27.66%) JBoss
11 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
11 13 (27.66%) EJB
11 13 (27.66%) EJB 3.0
11 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
12 12 (25.53%) Spring
12 12 (25.53%) C++
13 11 (23.40%) C#
13 11 (23.40%) SOAP
13 11 (23.40%) jQuery
14 10 (21.28%) Spring MVC
14 10 (21.28%) TDD
14 10 (21.28%) .NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (27.66%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) Mule
3 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQLite
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) JUnit
2 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
3 8 (17.02%) JIRA
4 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.26%) TestNG
7 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.26%) Maven
7 2 (4.26%) Mockito
8 1 (2.13%) NUnit
8 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Research Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) Web Services
2 27 (57.45%) Hibernate
3 23 (48.94%) JPA
4 16 (34.04%) J2EE
5 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) JSF
6 13 (27.66%) JAXB
6 13 (27.66%) EJB
6 13 (27.66%) EJB 3.0
7 12 (25.53%) Spring
8 11 (23.40%) SOAP
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) REST
9 10 (21.28%) .NET
9 10 (21.28%) Spring MVC
10 9 (19.15%) CSS
11 8 (17.02%) XSLT
11 8 (17.02%) WCF
12 5 (10.64%) LINQ
12 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Scrum
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 10 (21.28%) BDD
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
10 1 (2.13%) OOD
10 1 (2.13%) UML
10 1 (2.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 30 (63.83%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.53%) C++
5 11 (23.40%) C#
6 9 (19.15%) C
7 8 (17.02%) Python
8 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
8 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.26%) VB
11 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.13%) PHP
11 1 (2.13%) VB6
11 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) DV Cleared
1 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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