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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 53 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 89 78 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.08% 2.38% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.55% 8.99% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 49
Median daily rate £380 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
844 868 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.20% 26.46% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 597 528
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 68 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £30.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 27 £395 +11.66% 14
Bristol +6 15 £344 -14.06% 12
Wiltshire -2 15 £295 -23.87% 4
Dorset +8 13 £418 +34.13% 6
Devon +10 8 £425 +4.93% 1
Somerset +5 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Cornwall +4 1 £350 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 72 (37.31%) Java
1 72 (37.31%) SQL
2 70 (36.27%) HTML
3 66 (34.20%) JavaScript
4 65 (33.68%) Web Services
4 65 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (25.91%) Microsoft
6 48 (24.87%) XSD
7 47 (24.35%) .NET
8 44 (22.80%) CSS
9 41 (21.24%) Security Cleared
10 39 (20.21%) JSON
10 39 (20.21%) SQL Server
11 38 (19.69%) MVC
11 38 (19.69%) C#
11 38 (19.69%) REST
12 37 (19.17%) Migration
13 36 (18.65%) jQuery
14 35 (18.13%) Finance
14 35 (18.13%) Spring
14 35 (18.13%) Oracle
15 32 (16.58%) SOA
16 30 (15.54%) WSDL
17 28 (14.51%) SOAP
18 27 (13.99%) Maven
18 27 (13.99%) Jenkins
19 26 (13.47%) ASP.NET
20 25 (12.95%) Windows
20 25 (12.95%) TOGAF
21 24 (12.44%) Hibernate

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 19 (9.84%) Confluence
2 17 (8.81%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.77%) Apache
4 12 (6.22%) IIS
5 11 (5.70%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.18%) Alfresco
6 10 (5.18%) Apache Solr
6 10 (5.18%) Mule
7 8 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (4.15%) CMS
7 8 (4.15%) Mule ESB
7 8 (4.15%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.55%) WordPress
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.04%) CICS
9 2 (1.04%) Moodle
9 2 (1.04%) nginx
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.04%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.55%) Magento
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (1.04%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.84%) GitHub
2 13 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Intranet
2 8 (4.15%) SAN
3 6 (3.11%) LDAP
4 3 (1.55%) Network Security
4 3 (1.55%) SSL
5 2 (1.04%) Extranet
5 2 (1.04%) Internet
5 2 (1.04%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.52%) Skype
6 1 (0.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) MySQL
3 15 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.18%) Star Schema
5 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.55%) Big Data
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Jenkins
1 27 (13.99%) Maven
2 19 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.84%) JIRA
2 19 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.77%) Subversion
4 14 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.22%) Selenium
6 8 (4.15%) IntelliJ
6 8 (4.15%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.63%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.63%) Hudson
8 6 (3.11%) JMeter
8 6 (3.11%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.59%) Gradle
10 4 (2.07%) ClearCase
10 4 (2.07%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.07%) JUnit
10 4 (2.07%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.55%) Mockito
General
1 35 (18.13%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Marketing
3 17 (8.81%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.81%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.25%) Electronics
5 4 (2.07%) Advertising
6 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 3 (1.55%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.04%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (54.40%) Developer
2 42 (21.76%) Architect
3 39 (20.21%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.44%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.81%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Analyst
7 15 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.18%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.66%) Consultant
9 9 (4.66%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.66%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.15%) Integration Developer
10 8 (4.15%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.63%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.11%) Applications Architect
13 5 (2.59%) Navision Consultant
13 5 (2.59%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (2.59%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.27%) HTML
2 65 (33.68%) Web Services
3 48 (24.87%) XSD
4 47 (24.35%) .NET
5 44 (22.80%) CSS
6 39 (20.21%) JSON
7 38 (19.69%) REST
8 36 (18.65%) jQuery
9 35 (18.13%) Spring
10 30 (15.54%) WSDL
11 28 (14.51%) SOAP
12 26 (13.47%) ASP.NET
13 24 (12.44%) Hibernate
13 24 (12.44%) HTML5
14 22 (11.40%) Spring MVC
15 16 (8.29%) JPA
16 12 (6.22%) AngularJS
17 11 (5.70%) XSL
18 10 (5.18%) Apache Camel
18 10 (5.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.84%) NHS
2 10 (5.18%) Clustering
3 8 (4.15%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.59%) User Experience
5 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.07%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.55%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.04%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.04%) Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.04%) iPad
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.95%) Windows
2 10 (5.18%) Linux
2 10 (5.18%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.66%) Unix
4 2 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.52%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.69%) MVC
3 37 (19.17%) Migration
4 32 (16.58%) SOA
5 25 (12.95%) TOGAF
6 24 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (11.92%) Virtual Environments
8 19 (9.84%) MODAF
8 19 (9.84%) Web Development
9 18 (9.33%) Workflow
10 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.29%) Data Migration
11 16 (8.29%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (7.77%) Programme Management
13 14 (7.25%) Data Architecture
13 14 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (7.25%) ITIL
14 13 (6.74%) CRM
14 13 (6.74%) Data Modelling
14 13 (6.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.31%) Java
1 72 (37.31%) SQL
2 66 (34.20%) JavaScript
3 38 (19.69%) C#
4 21 (10.88%) C++
5 16 (8.29%) Perl
6 15 (7.77%) VB.NET
7 14 (7.25%) Python
8 11 (5.70%) PHP
9 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.15%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.15%) Ruby
11 5 (2.59%) Delphi
12 4 (2.07%) PL/1
12 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.07%) VB
13 3 (1.55%) VBScript
14 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.04%) Scala
14 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (21.24%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.70%) MCSD
5 8 (4.15%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.15%) MCSA
5 8 (4.15%) MCSE
6 6 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.07%) Siebel Certification
8 3 (1.55%) MCAD
8 3 (1.55%) MCITP
8 3 (1.55%) MCTS
9 2 (1.04%) Degree
10 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) HL7
2 9 (4.66%) QA
3 6 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (11.92%) Xen
2 15 (7.77%) Docker
3 8 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.52%) RACF
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (11.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.55%) Ansible
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) OpenAM
2 3 (1.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.52%) Graylog
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Salt
4 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 50 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.13%) Oracle
3 24 (12.44%) Citrix
4 23 (11.92%) VMware
5 16 (8.29%) SAP
6 10 (5.18%) IBM
7 5 (2.59%) Siebel
8 3 (1.55%) ILOG
8 3 (1.55%) PTC
9 2 (1.04%) Adobe
9 2 (1.04%) HP
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.04%) Tableau
10 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.52%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) Ektron
10 1 (0.52%) RainStor
10 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk
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