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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 51 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 96 86 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.44% 2.69% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 9.19% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 49
Median daily rate £425 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 - £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 - £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
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
691 936 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.73% 29.29% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 683 519
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 28
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.88 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 28 £390 -6.02% 20
Devon +12 22 £483 +24.03% 2
Bristol -3 13 £425 +23.63% 13
Dorset +6 9 £363 +19.83% 2
Somerset +22 7 £475 -5.00% 6
Wiltshire -3 7 £325 -23.52% 1
Cornwall - 2 £288 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
2 100 (54.95%) Java
3 99 (54.40%) SQL
4 78 (42.86%) HTML
5 58 (31.87%) Spring
6 57 (31.32%) JSON
7 54 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (26.92%) CSS
9 48 (26.37%) .NET
10 46 (25.27%) Git (software)
11 43 (23.63%) SQL Server
12 39 (21.43%) C#
12 39 (21.43%) Web Services
12 39 (21.43%) Hibernate
13 37 (20.33%) Finance
14 36 (19.78%) Open Source
14 36 (19.78%) RabbitMQ
15 34 (18.68%) Docker
15 34 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (18.68%) Microsoft
16 33 (18.13%) Migration
16 33 (18.13%) Grails
17 32 (17.58%) Oracle
18 30 (16.48%) SOAP
18 30 (16.48%) MVC
18 30 (16.48%) Security Cleared
18 30 (16.48%) Jenkins
19 29 (15.93%) jQuery
20 27 (14.84%) ASP.NET
21 25 (13.74%) Windows

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 18 (9.89%) Tomcat
1 18 (9.89%) WebLogic
2 17 (9.34%) Apache
3 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.49%) Alfresco
4 10 (5.49%) Apache Solr
4 10 (5.49%) Mule
5 9 (4.95%) CMS
5 9 (4.95%) Confluence
5 9 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.40%) IIS
6 8 (4.40%) Mule ESB
7 7 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.75%) JBoss
9 4 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.65%) WordPress
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.65%) Magento
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.55%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) Boomi
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) Intranet
2 9 (4.95%) HTTP
3 7 (3.85%) LDAP
4 2 (1.10%) SSH
5 1 (0.55%) AMQP
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) Skype
5 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 34 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (13.19%) MySQL
4 16 (8.79%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.85%) Big Data
9 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.75%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.20%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.65%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (1.65%) PowerPivot
11 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (25.27%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.48%) Jenkins
3 25 (13.74%) Gradle
4 23 (12.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (7.69%) Maven
5 14 (7.69%) Subversion
6 12 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.49%) JIRA
7 10 (5.49%) Selenium
7 10 (5.49%) SoapUI
7 10 (5.49%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.40%) Ant
8 8 (4.40%) JUnit
9 7 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.85%) JMeter
10 6 (3.30%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.20%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.20%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (20.33%) Finance
2 14 (7.69%) Marketing
3 13 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.04%) Electronics
4 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Advertising
5 5 (2.75%) Retail
6 3 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.65%) Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (65.38%) Developer
2 60 (32.97%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.64%) Analyst
4 19 (10.44%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.79%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Architect
7 9 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (4.95%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Integration Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.75%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.75%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.75%) HTML Developer
11 5 (2.75%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.75%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.75%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.75%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (42.86%) HTML
2 58 (31.87%) Spring
3 57 (31.32%) JSON
4 49 (26.92%) CSS
5 48 (26.37%) .NET
6 39 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 39 (21.43%) Web Services
7 36 (19.78%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (18.13%) Grails
9 30 (16.48%) SOAP
10 29 (15.93%) jQuery
11 27 (14.84%) ASP.NET
12 23 (12.64%) HTML5
13 21 (11.54%) REST
14 19 (10.44%) XSD
15 18 (9.89%) JPA
16 16 (8.79%) Spring MVC
17 15 (8.24%) AngularJS
18 14 (7.69%) Ajax
19 13 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (6.04%) NHS
2 10 (5.49%) Clustering
3 6 (3.30%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.30%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.75%) User Experience
5 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.65%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.65%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.65%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) SCORM
7 1 (0.55%) CMDB
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.74%) Windows
2 24 (13.19%) Linux
3 15 (8.24%) Unix
4 7 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.78%) Open Source
3 33 (18.13%) Migration
4 30 (16.48%) MVC
5 25 (13.74%) Scrum
6 17 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (8.79%) TDD
7 16 (8.79%) Web Development
8 15 (8.24%) Workflow
9 13 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.59%) OO
10 12 (6.59%) Programme Management
11 11 (6.04%) Data Protection
11 11 (6.04%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (6.04%) Integration Testing
11 11 (6.04%) SOA
12 9 (4.95%) OOP
12 9 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
2 100 (54.95%) Java
3 99 (54.40%) SQL
4 39 (21.43%) C#
5 24 (13.19%) Groovy
6 19 (10.44%) VB.NET
7 18 (9.89%) C++
8 15 (8.24%) Perl
8 15 (8.24%) Python
9 13 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 12 (6.59%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.49%) PHP
12 5 (2.75%) Ruby
12 5 (2.75%) Scala
12 5 (2.75%) XPath
13 3 (1.65%) VB
13 3 (1.65%) VBA
13 3 (1.65%) VBScript
14 2 (1.10%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.10%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 30 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.20%) Degree
5 4 (2.20%) ISEB
5 4 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.20%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.95%) QA
3 5 (2.75%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (18.68%) Docker
2 3 (1.65%) LXC
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.55%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.55%) Kibana
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.58%) Oracle
3 12 (6.59%) IBM
4 11 (6.04%) SAP
5 6 (3.30%) HP
6 5 (2.75%) Siebel
7 3 (1.65%) Adobe
7 3 (1.65%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.65%) Zend
8 2 (1.10%) ATG
8 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.10%) BEA
8 2 (1.10%) CA
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.10%) Software AG
8 2 (1.10%) webMethods
9 1 (0.55%) BMC
9 1 (0.55%) Dell
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