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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 55 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 91 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.25% 2.56% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.10% 9.43% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 37
Median daily rate £383 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
820 901 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.28% 27.16% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 609 490
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 £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 63 11
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +3 28 £390 - 9
Wiltshire +2 15 £325 -18.75% 2
Bristol -1 14 £400 -5.88% 17
Devon +5 10 £408 -7.21% 4
Dorset +1 5 £350 +4.47% 3
Somerset +16 3 £300 -20.00% 3
Cornwall - 1 £350 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 77 (39.69%) JavaScript
2 73 (37.63%) Java
3 71 (36.60%) SQL
4 69 (35.57%) HTML
4 69 (35.57%) Web Services
5 67 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (26.29%) XSD
7 49 (25.26%) JSON
8 48 (24.74%) Microsoft
9 47 (24.23%) .NET
10 45 (23.20%) CSS
11 41 (21.13%) Finance
12 40 (20.62%) Security Cleared
13 38 (19.59%) SQL Server
13 38 (19.59%) Migration
13 38 (19.59%) REST
14 37 (19.07%) C#
15 36 (18.56%) MVC
15 36 (18.56%) Spring
16 34 (17.53%) Oracle
16 34 (17.53%) SOA
16 34 (17.53%) WSDL
16 34 (17.53%) jQuery
17 30 (15.46%) SOAP
18 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET
18 28 (14.43%) Windows
19 27 (13.92%) Git (software)
20 26 (13.40%) SC Cleared
20 26 (13.40%) Maven
20 26 (13.40%) TOGAF

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 (9.28%) Confluence
2 15 (7.73%) Apache
3 14 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.19%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.67%) IIS
6 10 (5.15%) Alfresco
6 10 (5.15%) Apache Solr
7 9 (4.64%) CMS
7 9 (4.64%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.61%) Mule
9 5 (2.58%) Mule ESB
10 4 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.06%) WordPress
11 3 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.03%) Drupal
12 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.03%) Moodle
12 2 (1.03%) nginx
12 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.03%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.03%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (5.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.06%) Magento
4 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (1.03%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) GitHub
2 9 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) Intranet
2 8 (4.12%) SAN
3 6 (3.09%) LDAP
4 3 (1.55%) Network Security
4 3 (1.55%) SSL
5 2 (1.03%) Internet
5 2 (1.03%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) Extranet
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) Skype
6 1 (0.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.82%) MySQL
3 13 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.15%) Star Schema
5 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.06%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.03%) Big Data
11 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.40%) Maven
3 23 (11.86%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.28%) JIRA
5 16 (8.25%) Subversion
6 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio
7 14 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.67%) Selenium
9 8 (4.12%) IntelliJ
9 8 (4.12%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.61%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.61%) Hudson
11 6 (3.09%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.09%) JMeter
11 6 (3.09%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.58%) Gradle
12 5 (2.58%) JUnit
13 3 (1.55%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.55%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.55%) Mockito
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 16 (8.25%) Marketing
3 14 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.70%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.67%) Electronics
6 5 (2.58%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (56.19%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) Java Developer
3 39 (20.10%) Architect
4 23 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.34%) .NET Developer
6 21 (10.82%) Analyst
7 12 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.67%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Data Architect
9 10 (5.15%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.12%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.12%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.61%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.09%) Applications Architect
13 5 (2.58%) Applications Support
13 5 (2.58%) Integration Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (35.57%) HTML
1 69 (35.57%) Web Services
2 51 (26.29%) XSD
3 49 (25.26%) JSON
4 47 (24.23%) .NET
5 45 (23.20%) CSS
6 38 (19.59%) REST
7 36 (18.56%) Spring
8 34 (17.53%) jQuery
8 34 (17.53%) WSDL
9 30 (15.46%) SOAP
10 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET
11 25 (12.89%) HTML5
12 23 (11.86%) Hibernate
13 19 (9.79%) Spring MVC
14 17 (8.76%) JPA
15 16 (8.25%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
17 11 (5.67%) Grails
18 10 (5.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) NHS
2 10 (5.15%) Clustering
3 8 (4.12%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.58%) User Experience
6 4 (2.06%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.06%) N-Tier
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
7 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.03%) Derivative
8 2 (1.03%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.43%) Windows
2 10 (5.15%) Linux
2 10 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.58%) Unix
4 4 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.55%) Android
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.59%) Migration
3 36 (18.56%) MVC
4 34 (17.53%) SOA
5 26 (13.40%) TOGAF
6 23 (11.86%) Virtual Environments
7 20 (10.31%) Web Development
8 19 (9.79%) MODAF
9 18 (9.28%) Zachman Framework
10 17 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.25%) Data Migration
11 16 (8.25%) Open Source
11 16 (8.25%) Workflow
12 14 (7.22%) Data Architecture
13 13 (6.70%) Data Modelling
13 13 (6.70%) Scrum
14 12 (6.19%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.19%) ITIL
14 12 (6.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.69%) JavaScript
2 73 (37.63%) Java
3 71 (36.60%) SQL
4 37 (19.07%) C#
5 22 (11.34%) C++
6 18 (9.28%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.73%) PHP
8 11 (5.67%) Perl
8 11 (5.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.15%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.12%) Python
11 4 (2.06%) VB
12 3 (1.55%) VBA
12 3 (1.55%) XPath
13 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.03%) Ruby
13 2 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.12%) MCSA
3 8 (4.12%) MCSD
3 8 (4.12%) MCSE
3 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.58%) Degree
6 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.06%) Siebel Certification
7 3 (1.55%) ISEB
8 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) HL7
2 7 (3.61%) QA
3 6 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.09%) SLA
4 2 (1.03%) SDET
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (11.86%) Xen
2 20 (10.31%) Docker
3 8 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) RACF
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.03%) Ansible
3 2 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.52%) Graylog
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 48 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.53%) Oracle
3 24 (12.37%) Citrix
4 23 (11.86%) VMware
5 12 (6.19%) SAP
6 10 (5.15%) IBM
7 5 (2.58%) Siebel
8 4 (2.06%) Zend
9 3 (1.55%) Adobe
9 3 (1.55%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) HP
10 2 (1.03%) CA
10 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.03%) Software AG
11 1 (0.52%) BMC
11 1 (0.52%) Ektron
11 1 (0.52%) Northgate
11 1 (0.52%) PTC
11 1 (0.52%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £165 - £175 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago