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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 36 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 19 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.72% 3.48% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.07% 22.73% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
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£380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £30.01 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
135 44 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.42% 15.33% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 25 79
Average daily rate £385 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £335 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £30.01 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 6 £338 +14.40% 3
Tewkesbury - 3 - - 2
Cirencester - - - - 2
Dursley - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 9
Stroud - - - - 2
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 31 (68.89%) Java
3 26 (57.78%) Hibernate
4 25 (55.56%) Web Services
5 21 (46.67%) Oracle
6 20 (44.44%) HTML
7 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
8 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (35.56%) JPA
10 15 (33.33%) Scrum
10 15 (33.33%) J2EE
10 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 14 (31.11%) C++
11 14 (31.11%) JUnit
11 14 (31.11%) JSF
12 13 (28.89%) Spring
12 13 (28.89%) CSS
12 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
13 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
13 12 (26.67%) EJB
13 12 (26.67%) JAXB
13 12 (26.67%) JBoss
13 12 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
14 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
14 11 (24.44%) C
15 10 (22.22%) Finance
16 9 (20.00%) Workflow
16 9 (20.00%) Ajax
16 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
16 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (26.67%) JBoss
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) Mule
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JUnit
2 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 2 (4.44%) TestNG
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Hibernate
2 25 (55.56%) Web Services
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) JPA
5 15 (33.33%) J2EE
6 14 (31.11%) JSF
7 13 (28.89%) Spring
7 13 (28.89%) CSS
8 12 (26.67%) EJB
8 12 (26.67%) JAXB
8 12 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (20.00%) Ajax
9 9 (20.00%) JSP
9 9 (20.00%) JAX-RS
9 9 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
10 8 (17.78%) SAML
10 8 (17.78%) JDBC
10 8 (17.78%) Struts
10 8 (17.78%) XSLT
10 8 (17.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.00%) Workflow
4 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.44%) OO
10 2 (4.44%) UML
10 2 (4.44%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.44%) SysML
10 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 31 (68.89%) Java
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) C++
5 11 (24.44%) C
6 9 (20.00%) C#
7 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
8 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.67%) VB
9 3 (6.67%) Python
10 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.22%) VB6
11 1 (2.22%) XPath
11 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Software AG
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft