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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / South West
Rank 40 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 117 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.31% 2.67% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.16% 10.10% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 55 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +23.57%

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
772 792 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.47% 26.46% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 554 510
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £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 the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 24 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Gloucestershire +16 33 £375 -9.63% 15
Bristol +12 26 £450 +13.92% 8
Devon -4 14 £470 +17.50% 4
Somerset +4 12 £253 -37.78% 1
Wiltshire -1 10 £375 -6.25% 7
Dorset +11 7 £363 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for XML.

1 118 (60.51%) Java
2 106 (54.36%) JavaScript
3 96 (49.23%) SQL
4 79 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (39.49%) HTML
6 69 (35.38%) Spring
7 64 (32.82%) Hibernate
8 57 (29.23%) Git (software)
9 56 (28.72%) CSS
10 52 (26.67%) Web Services
10 52 (26.67%) JSON
11 48 (24.62%) Scrum
12 44 (22.56%) Oracle
13 40 (20.51%) SOAP
14 39 (20.00%) Finance
14 39 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 38 (19.49%) Open Source
15 38 (19.49%) Jenkins
15 38 (19.49%) Docker
16 37 (18.97%) .NET
17 36 (18.46%) C#
18 35 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
18 35 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
18 35 (17.95%) REST
19 33 (16.92%) Grails
20 32 (16.41%) JPA
21 31 (15.90%) MVC
21 31 (15.90%) Migration
21 31 (15.90%) SQL Server
22 29 (14.87%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 22 (11.28%) WebLogic
2 20 (10.26%) Apache
3 19 (9.74%) Confluence
3 19 (9.74%) JBoss
4 17 (8.72%) Mule
4 17 (8.72%) Mule ESB
5 16 (8.21%) WebSphere
6 14 (7.18%) CMS
7 12 (6.15%) Tomcat
8 10 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
9 8 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.56%) IIS
11 3 (1.54%) Anypoint
11 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.03%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.03%) LaTeX
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.54%) Magento
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.54%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Boomi
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.64%) Internet
2 8 (4.10%) HTTP
3 3 (1.54%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) Firewall
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) AMQP
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (15.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.67%) MySQL
5 11 (5.64%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.10%) Endeca
6 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.59%) Big Data
7 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.56%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.54%) DB2
11 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 57 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 38 (19.49%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.31%) Ant
3 24 (12.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 24 (12.31%) Gradle
3 24 (12.31%) JIRA
4 22 (11.28%) Maven
5 19 (9.74%) JUnit
6 14 (7.18%) Cucumber
6 14 (7.18%) TeamCity
7 13 (6.67%) Selenium
7 13 (6.67%) Subversion
7 13 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (5.13%) Artifactory
8 10 (5.13%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.59%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.08%) JBehave
10 6 (3.08%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.05%) JMeter
11 4 (2.05%) WATIR
General
1 39 (20.00%) Finance
2 21 (10.77%) Marketing
3 17 (8.72%) Manufacturing
4 16 (8.21%) Electronics
4 16 (8.21%) Telecoms
5 15 (7.69%) Banking
6 9 (4.62%) Retail
7 5 (2.56%) Back Office
8 4 (2.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.03%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (68.72%) Developer
2 68 (34.87%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.28%) Architect
4 15 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 15 (7.69%) Analyst
5 11 (5.64%) SQL Developer
6 9 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 9 (4.62%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (3.59%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Agile Developer
10 5 (2.56%) Angular Developer
10 5 (2.56%) Developer in Test
10 5 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.56%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (39.49%) HTML
2 69 (35.38%) Spring
3 64 (32.82%) Hibernate
4 56 (28.72%) CSS
5 52 (26.67%) JSON
5 52 (26.67%) Web Services
6 40 (20.51%) SOAP
7 37 (18.97%) .NET
8 35 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
8 35 (17.95%) REST
9 33 (16.92%) Grails
10 32 (16.41%) JPA
11 29 (14.87%) XSLT
12 23 (11.79%) J2EE
13 22 (11.28%) jQuery
14 21 (10.77%) HTML5
14 21 (10.77%) XSD
15 18 (9.23%) JMS
15 18 (9.23%) JSP
16 17 (8.72%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) User Experience
2 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.64%) iPad
3 11 (5.64%) NHS
4 9 (4.62%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.54%) RIA
8 2 (1.03%) CCTV
8 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.03%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.03%) Wiki
9 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.79%) Linux
2 20 (10.26%) Windows
3 15 (7.69%) Unix
4 7 (3.59%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (24.62%) Scrum
3 38 (19.49%) Open Source
4 31 (15.90%) Migration
4 31 (15.90%) MVC
5 25 (12.82%) TDD
6 22 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.28%) Customer Requirements
7 20 (10.26%) OO
7 20 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 19 (9.74%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.23%) Integration Testing
10 17 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (8.72%) Programme Management
11 16 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.21%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (7.69%) Microservices
13 14 (7.18%) Content Management
13 14 (7.18%) SOA
13 14 (7.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (60.51%) Java
2 106 (54.36%) JavaScript
3 96 (49.23%) SQL
4 36 (18.46%) C#
5 25 (12.82%) Groovy
6 15 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.15%) Python
8 11 (5.64%) PHP
8 11 (5.64%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.13%) C
10 9 (4.62%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.10%) Ruby
12 7 (3.59%) Scala
12 7 (3.59%) XPath
13 6 (3.08%) C++
14 4 (2.05%) Perl
14 4 (2.05%) VBA
15 3 (1.54%) VBScript
16 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
16 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (4.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.59%) Degree
7 6 (3.08%) ISEB
8 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.69%) QA
2 9 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 38 (19.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.54%) LXC
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.03%) Kibana
3 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (22.56%) Oracle
2 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.21%) SAP
4 13 (6.67%) ATG
5 9 (4.62%) IBM
6 6 (3.08%) HP
7 5 (2.56%) Google
7 5 (2.56%) webMethods
8 4 (2.05%) Guidewire
8 4 (2.05%) Zend
9 3 (1.54%) BEA
9 3 (1.54%) Pega
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.03%) Software AG
11 1 (0.51%) Apple
11 1 (0.51%) Capita
11 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.51%) VeriFone
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