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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 51 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 108 82 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.55% 2.56% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.75% 9.70% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 59
Median daily rate £394 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £19.46 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
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
847 845 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.82% 26.37% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 598 553
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 51 19
Median hourly rate £39.38 £42.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Wiltshire +17 41 £388 +14.81% 10
Gloucestershire -5 20 £406 +8.33% 10
Bristol +5 14 £350 -12.50% 9
Dorset - 11 £421 - 2
Somerset +8 5 - - 3
Devon -2 4 - - 2
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (39.79%) SQL
2 74 (38.74%) HTML
3 65 (34.03%) Web Services
4 64 (33.51%) Java
5 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (31.41%) JavaScript
7 57 (29.84%) Microsoft
8 49 (25.65%) XSD
9 48 (25.13%) CSS
10 46 (24.08%) Security Cleared
11 44 (23.04%) .NET
12 43 (22.51%) Oracle
12 43 (22.51%) REST
13 41 (21.47%) MVC
14 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
14 40 (20.94%) C#
15 39 (20.42%) jQuery
16 37 (19.37%) SOA
17 34 (17.80%) Migration
18 33 (17.28%) Spring
19 30 (15.71%) Maven
20 29 (15.18%) Finance
20 29 (15.18%) WSDL
21 27 (14.14%) SOAP
21 27 (14.14%) Jenkins
22 26 (13.61%) JSON
22 26 (13.61%) SC Cleared
23 25 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
23 25 (13.09%) TOGAF
24 24 (12.57%) 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 21 (10.99%) Confluence
2 15 (7.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.81%) Apache
4 12 (6.28%) IIS
4 12 (6.28%) Mule
5 10 (5.24%) Mule ESB
6 9 (4.71%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.66%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.14%) Alfresco
8 6 (3.14%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.62%) CMS
10 3 (1.57%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.57%) WordPress
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.05%) Moodle
11 2 (1.05%) nginx
11 2 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.57%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.05%) SPSS
5 1 (0.52%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (7.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.57%) Magento
5 3 (1.57%) Teamcenter
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.52%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.52%) Primavera
7 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.52%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.95%) GitHub
2 14 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.62%) SaaS
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) SAN
2 6 (3.14%) Intranet
3 4 (2.09%) VPN
4 3 (1.57%) Network Security
4 3 (1.57%) SSL
4 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.05%) DNS
5 2 (1.05%) Extranet
5 2 (1.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.05%) HTTP
5 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) LDAP
6 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.85%) MySQL
4 10 (5.24%) Star Schema
5 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.57%) Big Data
9 3 (1.57%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (15.71%) Maven
2 27 (14.14%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.04%) JIRA
4 19 (9.95%) Subversion
5 18 (9.42%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.81%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.24%) Selenium
8 8 (4.19%) IntelliJ
8 8 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.66%) Hudson
10 6 (3.14%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.62%) Gradle
11 5 (2.62%) JUnit
12 4 (2.09%) ClearCase
12 4 (2.09%) JMeter
12 4 (2.09%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.09%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.57%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.57%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (15.18%) Finance
2 19 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.42%) Manufacturing
3 18 (9.42%) Marketing
4 15 (7.85%) Electronics
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
5 4 (2.09%) Local Government
6 3 (1.57%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.05%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (52.88%) Developer
2 48 (25.13%) Architect
3 35 (18.32%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.57%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.33%) Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Consultant
8 10 (5.24%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.24%) Integration Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.19%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.14%) Applications Architect
11 6 (3.14%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Digital Architect
11 6 (3.14%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.62%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.74%) HTML
2 65 (34.03%) Web Services
3 49 (25.65%) XSD
4 48 (25.13%) CSS
5 44 (23.04%) .NET
6 43 (22.51%) REST
7 39 (20.42%) jQuery
8 33 (17.28%) Spring
9 29 (15.18%) WSDL
10 27 (14.14%) SOAP
11 26 (13.61%) JSON
12 24 (12.57%) Hibernate
13 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET
14 22 (11.52%) HTML5
15 19 (9.95%) Spring MVC
16 18 (9.42%) XSLT
17 13 (6.81%) Apache Camel
17 13 (6.81%) XSL
18 12 (6.28%) .NET Framework
19 11 (5.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) NHS
2 8 (4.19%) Private Cloud
3 7 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.14%) Clustering
5 5 (2.62%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.09%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.09%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.57%) Derivative
7 3 (1.57%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.57%) User Experience
7 3 (1.57%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.05%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) iPad
8 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) Windows
2 10 (5.24%) Linux
2 10 (5.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.71%) Unix
4 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.05%) Android
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.47%) MVC
3 37 (19.37%) SOA
4 34 (17.80%) Migration
5 25 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (13.09%) TOGAF
6 23 (12.04%) Virtual Environments
7 19 (9.95%) MODAF
7 19 (9.95%) Web Development
8 18 (9.42%) Data Migration
8 18 (9.42%) Programme Management
9 16 (8.38%) Scrum
9 16 (8.38%) Workflow
9 16 (8.38%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.85%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (7.85%) ITIL
11 14 (7.33%) CRM
11 14 (7.33%) Data Modelling
11 14 (7.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 76 (39.79%) SQL
2 64 (33.51%) Java
3 60 (31.41%) JavaScript
4 40 (20.94%) C#
5 18 (9.42%) C++
6 17 (8.90%) PHP
7 12 (6.28%) Perl
8 11 (5.76%) Python
9 9 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.71%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.66%) Ruby
11 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.62%) Delphi
12 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.62%) VBScript
13 4 (2.09%) C
13 4 (2.09%) PL/1
13 4 (2.09%) VB
14 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (24.08%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.81%) MCSD
5 11 (5.76%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.19%) MCSA
6 8 (4.19%) MCSE
7 5 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.62%) MCAD
7 5 (2.62%) MCITP
7 5 (2.62%) MCTS
8 4 (2.09%) Siebel Certification
9 3 (1.57%) Degree
10 1 (0.52%) ISEB
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) HL7
2 6 (3.14%) QA
2 6 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (12.04%) Xen
2 8 (4.19%) Docker
2 8 (4.19%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (12.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.57%) Ansible
2 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.57%) OpenAM
2 3 (1.57%) Puppet
3 2 (1.05%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Graylog
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Salt
4 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.51%) Oracle
3 24 (12.57%) Citrix
4 23 (12.04%) VMware
5 18 (9.42%) SAP
6 6 (3.14%) IBM
7 5 (2.62%) Siebel
8 3 (1.57%) ILOG
8 3 (1.57%) PTC
8 3 (1.57%) Tableau
8 3 (1.57%) Zend
9 2 (1.05%) Adobe
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.05%) Siemens
10 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Northgate
10 1 (0.52%) OpenText
10 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.52%) webMethods
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