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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 24 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 36 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.53% 2.90% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 13.89% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
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£354 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
162 72 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.89% 20.87% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 41 89
Average daily rate £400 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 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 26 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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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 -12 6 £343 +24.54% 2
Gloucester +1 1 £365 +12.30%
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 37 (69.81%) Web Services
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 29 (54.72%) Hibernate
4 25 (47.17%) JPA
5 22 (41.51%) Oracle
6 19 (35.85%) HTML
7 18 (33.96%) DV Cleared
7 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
7 18 (33.96%) Finance
7 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.08%) Scrum
8 17 (32.08%) J2EE
8 17 (32.08%) JUnit
9 16 (30.19%) C#
9 16 (30.19%) JSF
10 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
10 15 (28.30%) .NET
10 15 (28.30%) MVC
11 14 (26.42%) JAXB
11 14 (26.42%) JBoss
11 14 (26.42%) EJB
11 14 (26.42%) EJB 3.0
11 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
12 13 (24.53%) Spring
12 13 (24.53%) C++
13 12 (22.64%) SOAP
14 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
14 11 (20.75%) TDD
14 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 14 (26.42%) JBoss
2 8 (15.09%) IIS
3 6 (11.32%) Mule
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.77%) SQLite
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) JUnit
2 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
3 10 (18.87%) JIRA
4 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.77%) Maven
7 2 (3.77%) TestNG
7 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.77%) Mockito
8 1 (1.89%) MSTest
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 27 (50.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Java Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Research Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) Web Services
2 29 (54.72%) Hibernate
3 25 (47.17%) JPA
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 17 (32.08%) J2EE
6 16 (30.19%) JSF
7 15 (28.30%) .NET
8 14 (26.42%) JAXB
8 14 (26.42%) EJB
8 14 (26.42%) EJB 3.0
9 13 (24.53%) Spring
10 12 (22.64%) SOAP
11 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
11 11 (20.75%) REST
12 9 (16.98%) XSLT
12 9 (16.98%) CSS
12 9 (16.98%) WCF
12 9 (16.98%) jQuery
13 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
14 6 (11.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) MVC
4 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) BDD
5 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Web Development
10 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.89%) Test Strategy
11 1 (1.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (1.89%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) C#
4 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.53%) C++
6 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
7 10 (18.87%) Python
8 8 (15.09%) C
9 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
10 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (7.55%) VB
12 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.77%) VB6
13 1 (1.89%) XPath
13 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) DV Cleared
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft