The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 35 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 9 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.69% 11.54% 11.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 27.91% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £409 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.92 -
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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.37% 41.35% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 58 44
Average daily rate £320 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.71 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% -20.72%
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 Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Somerset region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Somerset region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

XML
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bath +1 2 £256 -37.50% 7
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Clevedon - - - - 3
Taunton - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XSL
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (8.33%) hybris
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