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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 23 38 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 27 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.21% 1.63% 7.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.24% 7.14% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £295 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
148 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 22.89% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 48
Average daily rate £363 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 8 £366 +33.18% 4
Gloucester - 5 £365 - 1
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (74.00%) Web Services
2 35 (70.00%) Java
3 32 (64.00%) SQL
4 30 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 26 (52.00%) JPA
6 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
6 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (40.00%) J2EE
7 20 (40.00%) Oracle
8 19 (38.00%) HTML
8 19 (38.00%) JSF
9 18 (36.00%) JUnit
10 17 (34.00%) Scrum
11 16 (32.00%) Finance
12 15 (30.00%) JBoss
12 15 (30.00%) JAXB
12 15 (30.00%) EJB
12 15 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
12 15 (30.00%) SoapUI
13 13 (26.00%) BDD
13 13 (26.00%) TDD
13 13 (26.00%) .NET
13 13 (26.00%) C#
13 13 (26.00%) MVC
14 12 (24.00%) Python
14 12 (24.00%) SOAP
14 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (24.00%) JIRA
15 11 (22.00%) Spring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (30.00%) JBoss
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) Mule
2 6 (12.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQLite
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) JUnit
2 15 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (24.00%) JIRA
4 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.00%) Mockito
6 2 (4.00%) JMeter
6 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 2 (4.00%) Selenium
6 2 (4.00%) TestNG
6 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.00%) MSTest
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 28 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Author
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Author
6 2 (4.00%) Java Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Research Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) Web Services
2 30 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 26 (52.00%) JPA
4 20 (40.00%) J2EE
5 19 (38.00%) HTML
5 19 (38.00%) JSF
6 15 (30.00%) JAXB
6 15 (30.00%) EJB
6 15 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) SOAP
9 11 (22.00%) Spring
9 11 (22.00%) Spring MVC
9 11 (22.00%) REST
10 9 (18.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.00%) WCF
13 5 (10.00%) RESTful
13 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Scrum
3 13 (26.00%) BDD
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
3 13 (26.00%) MVC
4 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
9 2 (4.00%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.00%) MVVM
10 1 (2.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) Python
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (18.00%) C++
8 8 (16.00%) C
9 4 (8.00%) VB
10 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.00%) VB6
11 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
1 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
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