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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 45 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 1 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.31% 14.49% 19.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 38.46% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 22
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£343 £318 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% +0.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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 78 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.01% 37.68% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 63 63
Average daily rate £330 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 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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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 -10 1 £343 +14.16% 3
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - - 4
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
XML
South West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) .NET
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) XHTML
7 10 (47.62%) XSLT
7 10 (47.62%) MySQL
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 8 (38.10%) Sitecore
8 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
9 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (33.33%) Umbraco
9 7 (33.33%) Web Design
9 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (19.05%) GIS
12 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (19.05%) Degree
13 3 (14.29%) WCF
13 3 (14.29%) Web Development
13 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
14 2 (9.52%) Windows
14 2 (9.52%) SharePoint

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
1 1 (4.76%) GIMP
1 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
3 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
4 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.76%) MS Access
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Graduate
2 4 (19.05%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) XHTML
6 10 (47.62%) XSLT
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) WPF
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) JRuby
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.76%) HTML5
8 1 (4.76%) Scilab
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.76%) DHTML
8 1 (4.76%) J2EE
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Scrum
1 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Web Design
2 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Sitecore
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP