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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 40 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 17 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.23% 5.44% 5.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.18% 30.77% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£325 £295 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -46.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
129 52 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.52% 17.69% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 30 52
Average daily rate £375 £295 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £228 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -15 6 £338 +14.40% 1
Tewkesbury -2 5 - -
Gloucester -2 2 £230 - 2
Stroud - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Dursley - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) Java
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 20 (52.63%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
4 17 (44.74%) Web Services
5 16 (42.11%) Oracle
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (31.58%) C++
7 12 (31.58%) CSS
8 10 (26.32%) JDBC
8 10 (26.32%) JSP
8 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (26.32%) C#
8 10 (26.32%) J2EE
8 10 (26.32%) XSLT
8 10 (26.32%) IBM
8 10 (26.32%) Spring
8 10 (26.32%) Ajax
8 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
8 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
9 9 (23.68%) Shibboleth
9 9 (23.68%) Spring Security
9 9 (23.68%) SAML
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.68%) RDBMS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) RDBMS
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) TKPROF
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JUnit
2 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
3 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C++/Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C++ Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
2 17 (44.74%) Web Services
3 12 (31.58%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) JDBC
4 10 (26.32%) JSP
4 10 (26.32%) J2EE
4 10 (26.32%) XSLT
4 10 (26.32%) Spring
4 10 (26.32%) Ajax
5 9 (23.68%) Spring Security
5 9 (23.68%) SAML
5 9 (23.68%) .NET
5 9 (23.68%) Struts
6 8 (21.05%) JAXB
6 8 (21.05%) JSF
6 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 8 (21.05%) JPA
7 7 (18.42%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (18.42%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.63%) iSeries
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
1 1 (2.63%) DTV
1 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.53%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) OO
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) ETL
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
9 2 (5.26%) Web Development
9 2 (5.26%) SysML
9 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) Java
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 10 (26.32%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) C
6 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.89%) XPath
8 3 (7.89%) VB
9 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.63%) VB6
10 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Software AG
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) SAP