The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South West / Somerset
Rank 26 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.22% 3.42% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.19% 9.90% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £253 £406 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.78% +23.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £453 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +17.18%

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
91 101 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.57% 34.59% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 63 81
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.75 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil 0 4 - -
Taunton -1 3 £235 -44.86%
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for XML.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) JSP
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (28.57%) EJB
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (28.57%) ATG
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) WATIR
7 4 (28.57%) Selenium

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Fredhopper
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) Informix
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) WATIR
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Buildr
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 3 (21.43%) jMock
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 3 (21.43%) Sahi
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) EJB
4 4 (28.57%) JSP
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) JSF
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) RIA
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) XML Parsing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) ATG
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) BEA
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) HEAT Software
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) VeriFone
4 1 (7.14%) WorldPay