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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing XML 22 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.63% 9.45% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.80% 30.77% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £363 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +35.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £222 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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
117 78 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.63% 30.71% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 32
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% -2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Cirencester -1 5 £475 +90.00% 2
Cheltenham -15 3 £388 +6.89% 3
Gloucester -11 1 - - 2
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Berkeley - - - -
Lydney - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 13 (48.15%) Web Services
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
7 9 (33.33%) JDBC
7 9 (33.33%) J2EE
7 9 (33.33%) Ajax
8 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
8 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
8 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) Spring
8 8 (29.63%) C
8 8 (29.63%) JSP
8 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (29.63%) IBM
8 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
9 7 (25.93%) Shibboleth
9 7 (25.93%) JPA
9 7 (25.93%) Spring Security
9 7 (25.93%) JAXB
9 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
9 7 (25.93%) JUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) OLTP
6 1 (3.70%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JUnit
2 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C++/Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) XML Developer
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
1 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 12 (44.44%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) JDBC
4 9 (33.33%) J2EE
4 9 (33.33%) Ajax
5 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 8 (29.63%) JSP
6 7 (25.93%) JSF
6 7 (25.93%) JAXB
6 7 (25.93%) SAML
6 7 (25.93%) Spring Security
6 7 (25.93%) Struts
6 7 (25.93%) JPA
7 6 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (22.22%) EJB
7 6 (22.22%) JAX-RS
7 6 (22.22%) PrimeFaces
8 5 (18.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) W3C
1 1 (3.70%) DTV
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
1 1 (3.70%) CMDB
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.70%) iSeries
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Workflow
4 6 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) OOD
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) SysML
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.41%) System Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) C
5 7 (25.93%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) XPath
9 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.70%) PHP
9 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) VB
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 6 (22.22%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Software AG
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow