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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 44 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing XML 19 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.31% 0.75% 8.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.62% 3.13% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £370 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £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 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +10.00%
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
130 96 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.48% 23.94% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 57 35
Average daily rate £350 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 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 1 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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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 -1 5 £425 +14.86% 4
Gloucester - 4 £375 - 1
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (66.67%) Java
1 36 (66.67%) Web Services
2 34 (62.96%) SQL
3 32 (59.26%) Hibernate
4 27 (50.00%) JPA
5 25 (46.30%) DV Cleared
5 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
6 21 (38.89%) J2EE
6 21 (38.89%) Oracle
7 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (37.04%) JSF
8 19 (35.19%) HTML
9 18 (33.33%) JUnit
9 18 (33.33%) Finance
10 17 (31.48%) Scrum
11 15 (27.78%) EJB 3.0
11 15 (27.78%) JAXB
11 15 (27.78%) C#
11 15 (27.78%) EJB
11 15 (27.78%) JBoss
11 15 (27.78%) SoapUI
12 14 (25.93%) MVC
13 13 (24.07%) .NET
14 12 (22.22%) Python
14 12 (22.22%) JIRA
14 12 (22.22%) Spring MVC
14 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (22.22%) TDD
14 12 (22.22%) Spring
14 12 (22.22%) BDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (27.78%) JBoss
2 8 (14.81%) Mule
2 8 (14.81%) Mule ESB
3 6 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Acrobat
1 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQLite
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) JUnit
2 15 (27.78%) SoapUI
3 12 (22.22%) JIRA
4 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (9.26%) Mockito
6 3 (5.56%) Maven
7 2 (3.70%) JBehave
7 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.70%) JMeter
8 1 (1.85%) NUnit
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (1.85%) TestNG
8 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.85%) gulp
8 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 30 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Author
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Junior
8 1 (1.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) Web Services
2 32 (59.26%) Hibernate
3 27 (50.00%) JPA
4 21 (38.89%) J2EE
5 20 (37.04%) JSF
6 19 (35.19%) HTML
7 15 (27.78%) EJB
7 15 (27.78%) JAXB
7 15 (27.78%) EJB 3.0
8 13 (24.07%) .NET
9 12 (22.22%) Spring MVC
9 12 (22.22%) Spring
10 11 (20.37%) SOAP
11 10 (18.52%) REST
12 9 (16.67%) CSS
12 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 7 (12.96%) XSL
13 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
14 6 (11.11%) RESTful
14 6 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Derivative
2 2 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Scrum
3 14 (25.93%) MVC
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
4 12 (22.22%) BDD
5 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) SDLC
8 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Workflow
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) Python
5 11 (20.37%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.67%) C
8 4 (7.41%) VB
9 3 (5.56%) VB6
10 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) DV Cleared
1 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft