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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 24 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 34 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.01% 3.06% 7.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.61% 14.12% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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
165 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 21.68% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 50 72
Average daily rate £385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
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 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.26%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -11 6 £343 +24.54% 2
Gloucester +5 2 £251 -22.69%
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - - 2
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (69.64%) Web Services
1 39 (69.64%) SQL
2 37 (66.07%) Java
3 32 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 27 (48.21%) JPA
5 24 (42.86%) Oracle
6 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 20 (35.71%) J2EE
7 20 (35.71%) HTML
7 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) JSF
8 19 (33.93%) Scrum
9 18 (32.14%) Finance
9 18 (32.14%) JUnit
10 16 (28.57%) EJB
10 16 (28.57%) C#
10 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 16 (28.57%) JBoss
10 16 (28.57%) JAXB
10 16 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
10 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
11 15 (26.79%) MVC
11 15 (26.79%) .NET
12 13 (23.21%) C++
12 13 (23.21%) Spring
13 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (21.43%) JIRA
13 12 (21.43%) SOAP
13 12 (21.43%) Python

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (28.57%) JBoss
2 8 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) Mule
3 6 (10.71%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.57%) SQLite
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) JUnit
2 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 12 (21.43%) JIRA
4 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (5.36%) Mockito
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (3.57%) TestNG
8 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.79%) MSTest
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) Web Services
2 32 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 27 (48.21%) JPA
4 20 (35.71%) HTML
4 20 (35.71%) J2EE
5 19 (33.93%) JSF
6 16 (28.57%) JAXB
6 16 (28.57%) EJB
6 16 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
7 15 (26.79%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) Spring
9 12 (21.43%) SOAP
10 11 (19.64%) Spring MVC
10 11 (19.64%) REST
11 10 (17.86%) CSS
12 9 (16.07%) XSLT
12 9 (16.07%) WCF
12 9 (16.07%) jQuery
13 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 6 (10.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.79%) Animation
1 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Scrum
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
6 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.57%) Web Development
10 1 (1.79%) Use Case
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) SQL
2 37 (66.07%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) C++
5 12 (21.43%) Python
6 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
7 9 (16.07%) C
8 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.14%) VB
10 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.57%) VB6
11 1 (1.79%) XPath
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) IBM
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft