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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 42 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing XML 27 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.78% 1.36% 10.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.01% 5.66% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 21
Average daily rate
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£378 £370 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% -3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £234 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
142 106 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.41% 24.04% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 59 47
Average daily rate £350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 9 £333 -10.13% 2
Gloucester +11 7 £438 - 3
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) Java
3 33 (55.00%) Web Services
4 28 (46.67%) HTML
4 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 27 (45.00%) DV Cleared
6 25 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (35.00%) JPA
9 20 (33.33%) Finance
10 19 (31.67%) C#
10 19 (31.67%) C++
11 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.00%) Python
12 17 (28.33%) Oracle
12 17 (28.33%) .NET
12 17 (28.33%) J2EE
13 16 (26.67%) JSF
14 15 (25.00%) TDD
15 14 (23.33%) Scrum
16 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
16 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
16 13 (21.67%) JUnit
16 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
17 12 (20.00%) EJB
17 12 (20.00%) JBoss
17 12 (20.00%) JAXB
17 12 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (20.00%) JBoss
2 9 (15.00%) IIS
3 6 (10.00%) Mule
3 6 (10.00%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQLite
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JUnit
2 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (16.67%) JIRA
4 8 (13.33%) Selenium
4 8 (13.33%) JMeter
4 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.33%) JBehave
5 6 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.67%) Mockito
7 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.33%) Firebug
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (1.67%) NUnit
8 1 (1.67%) MSTest
8 1 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Author
6 4 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Author
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) Web Services
2 28 (46.67%) HTML
3 25 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 21 (35.00%) JPA
5 17 (28.33%) .NET
5 17 (28.33%) J2EE
6 16 (26.67%) JSF
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.00%) EJB
8 12 (20.00%) JAXB
8 12 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
9 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.67%) SOAP
9 10 (16.67%) XSL
10 9 (15.00%) WSDL
10 9 (15.00%) XML Schema
10 9 (15.00%) CSS
10 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
10 9 (15.00%) Spring
11 7 (11.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.00%) Derivative
3 2 (3.33%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Animation
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) Scrum
4 11 (18.33%) MVC
5 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.00%) BDD
7 7 (11.67%) Test Planning
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.33%) Project Management
12 2 (3.33%) Workflow
12 2 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) C#
3 19 (31.67%) C++
4 18 (30.00%) Python
4 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.67%) VB
6 7 (11.67%) C
7 6 (10.00%) VB6
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (11.67%) ISEB
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
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