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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 32 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 10 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.36% 3.67% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.42% 10.09% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate £406 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.10% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £409 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £31.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
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
96 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.21% 36.33% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 72 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £675 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 9
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +46.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yeovil - 5 - -
Taunton - 2 £426 -
Bath - 1 £250 - 2
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) UML
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) HTML5
8 4 (28.57%) Java SE
8 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (28.57%) REST
8 4 (28.57%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) EJB
8 4 (28.57%) JSP
8 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (28.57%) SOA
8 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (21.43%) EAI
9 3 (21.43%) SDLC
9 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (21.43%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse RCP
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Java Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Documentation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) EJB
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Java SE
4 4 (28.57%) JSP
4 4 (28.57%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) WPF
6 2 (14.29%) WSDL
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) DHTML
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) UML
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) EAI
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.14%) OOD
8 1 (7.14%) Process Management
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) BEA
3 1 (7.14%) Capita
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik
3 1 (7.14%) VeriFone
3 1 (7.14%) WorldPay