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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 14 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.26% 5.33% 12.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 10.98% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 17
Average daily rate
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£361 £304 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £105 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -3.64%
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
126 164 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.30% 48.52% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 132 50
Average daily rate £363 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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
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 3 August 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
Taunton +13 7 £325 +209.52% 1
Bath -10 3 £350 +13.82%
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Content Management
5 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (23.81%) Wiki
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) GIS
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (19.05%) XHTML
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) ETL
8 3 (14.29%) SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (4.76%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.76%) Liferay
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) gulp
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Author
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Author
3 3 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 4 (19.05%) XHTML
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) jQuery
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.52%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) XSLT
10 1 (4.76%) Sass
10 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
10 1 (4.76%) WPF
10 1 (4.76%) XSD
10 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
1 5 (23.81%) Wiki
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.76%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Content Management
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) XML Parsing
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) XPath
5 1 (4.76%) XQuery
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe