The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 67 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 79 88 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 2.73% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.63% 11.37% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 58
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £41.38 £32.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.33 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £32.00 £32.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
XML
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
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 the South West

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

XML
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Gloucestershire +12 19 £415 +9.21% 15
Devon +8 16 £400 +68.42% 2
Bristol -7 14 £395 -7.05% 20
Wiltshire -9 13 £400 +6.66% 7
Somerset -1 10 £406 +23.10% 4
Dorset +3 1 - - 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 94 (59.87%) HTML
2 81 (51.59%) JavaScript
3 78 (49.68%) SQL
4 68 (43.31%) Java
5 67 (42.68%) CSS
6 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (33.12%) .NET
8 48 (30.57%) C#
9 46 (29.30%) Web Services
9 46 (29.30%) Security Cleared
10 42 (26.75%) Oracle
11 39 (24.84%) Scrum
12 38 (24.20%) UML
13 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
14 32 (20.38%) Microsoft
14 32 (20.38%) Ajax
15 29 (18.47%) jQuery
16 27 (17.20%) SOA
17 26 (16.56%) OO
17 26 (16.56%) MVC
18 25 (15.92%) XSLT
18 25 (15.92%) PL/SQL
19 24 (15.29%) HTML5
20 22 (14.01%) SC Cleared
20 22 (14.01%) .NET Framework
20 22 (14.01%) Finance
21 21 (13.38%) J2EE
21 21 (13.38%) Tomcat
21 21 (13.38%) Data Modelling
21 21 (13.38%) JSON

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (13.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.64%) Apache
2 12 (7.64%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.01%) IIS
3 11 (7.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.55%) Node.js
7 3 (1.91%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.91%) CMS
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.27%) Confluence
8 2 (1.27%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Office
3 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.55%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Primavera
2 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) LDAP
2 6 (3.82%) HTTP
3 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.91%) SSL
5 2 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.46%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.18%) MySQL
6 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.91%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.91%) MS Access
9 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.27%) Redis
9 2 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.55%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.92%) Selenium
4 13 (8.28%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.37%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.37%) JUnit
5 10 (6.37%) Toad
6 9 (5.73%) Subversion
7 8 (5.10%) JIRA
7 8 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.55%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.55%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (2.55%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.27%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.27%) JMeter
9 2 (1.27%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.27%) Maven
9 2 (1.27%) NUnit
9 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (14.01%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.18%) Marketing
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Back Office
4 3 (1.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (71.97%) Developer
2 40 (25.48%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.92%) Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (6.37%) Analyst
7 10 (6.37%) Digital Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Programmer
8 9 (5.73%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.73%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.73%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Author
9 8 (5.10%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (5.10%) HTML Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.10%) Technical Author
10 7 (4.46%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (59.87%) HTML
2 67 (42.68%) CSS
3 52 (33.12%) .NET
4 46 (29.30%) Web Services
5 32 (20.38%) Ajax
6 29 (18.47%) jQuery
7 25 (15.92%) XSLT
8 24 (15.29%) HTML5
9 22 (14.01%) .NET Framework
10 21 (13.38%) J2EE
10 21 (13.38%) JSON
11 20 (12.74%) ASP.NET
11 20 (12.74%) Hibernate
11 20 (12.74%) RESTful
11 20 (12.74%) Spring
12 18 (11.46%) JSP
13 14 (8.92%) JMS
14 13 (8.28%) REST
14 13 (8.28%) SOAP
14 13 (8.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.73%) User Experience
3 3 (1.91%) Statistics
4 2 (1.27%) Derivative
4 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.64%) DataPower
5 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.64%) W3C
5 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Unix
2 8 (5.10%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.84%) Scrum
3 38 (24.20%) UML
4 27 (17.20%) SOA
5 26 (16.56%) MVC
5 26 (16.56%) OO
6 21 (13.38%) Data Modelling
7 17 (10.83%) Software Engineering
7 17 (10.83%) TDD
7 17 (10.83%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.19%) Web Development
9 15 (9.55%) Open Source
10 14 (8.92%) Workflow
11 12 (7.64%) OOD
12 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.01%) SDLC
13 9 (5.73%) Front End Development
13 9 (5.73%) High Availability
13 9 (5.73%) System Testing
14 8 (5.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.59%) JavaScript
2 78 (49.68%) SQL
3 68 (43.31%) Java
4 48 (30.57%) C#
5 25 (15.92%) PL/SQL
6 17 (10.83%) C++
7 11 (7.01%) C
8 10 (6.37%) PHP
8 10 (6.37%) VB
9 8 (5.10%) Python
10 7 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.46%) VBA
11 6 (3.82%) Perl
11 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.18%) Ruby
12 5 (3.18%) XQuery
13 4 (2.55%) Delphi
13 4 (2.55%) PL/1
13 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (29.30%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.01%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.46%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.82%) Degree
4 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.91%) MCAD
5 3 (1.91%) MCITP
5 3 (1.91%) MCSD
5 3 (1.91%) MCTS
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.91%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.27%) Fluentd
3 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Kibana
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (26.75%) Oracle
2 32 (20.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.28%) IBM
4 4 (2.55%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.55%) Zend
5 3 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.27%) Informatica
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Siebel
7 1 (0.64%) Apple
7 1 (0.64%) BEA
7 1 (0.64%) Capita
7 1 (0.64%) Ektron
7 1 (0.64%) hybris
7 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) Siemens
7 1 (0.64%) Sybase
7 1 (0.64%) Telerik
7 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.64%) webMethods
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago