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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 53 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 103 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.42% 2.56% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.94% 9.95% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 57
Median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.46 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% -27.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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
796 804 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.44% 25.69% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 562 549
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 18
Median hourly rate £38.63 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 29 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 +11 35 £500 +42.85% 5
Gloucestershire -3 18 £400 +10.34% 7
Bristol +12 16 £350 -6.66% 7
Dorset - 11 £421 - 1
Somerset +3 8 £475 +46.15% 3
Devon -2 4 £325 -21.21%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 71 (37.17%) Java
2 67 (35.08%) HTML
3 65 (34.03%) SQL
3 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (31.94%) Web Services
5 60 (31.41%) Microsoft
6 54 (28.27%) JavaScript
7 50 (26.18%) XSD
8 48 (25.13%) Security Cleared
9 45 (23.56%) MVC
9 45 (23.56%) CSS
9 45 (23.56%) SOA
10 44 (23.04%) Oracle
11 43 (22.51%) REST
12 42 (21.99%) SQL Server
13 40 (20.94%) .NET
14 38 (19.90%) Jenkins
15 35 (18.32%) C#
16 34 (17.80%) Spring
17 33 (17.28%) Migration
17 33 (17.28%) jQuery
18 31 (16.23%) Finance
19 30 (15.71%) WSDL
20 28 (14.66%) Maven
21 27 (14.14%) SOAP
22 25 (13.09%) OO
22 25 (13.09%) TOGAF
23 24 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
24 23 (12.04%) Citrix
24 23 (12.04%) VMware

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 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.76%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.24%) IIS
4 10 (5.24%) Mule
4 10 (5.24%) Mule ESB
5 9 (4.71%) Apache
5 9 (4.71%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.62%) CMS
8 3 (1.57%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.57%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.05%) SAS
9 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.09%) Acrobat
3 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
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 14 (7.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.57%) Magento
4 3 (1.57%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.52%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.52%) Primavera
6 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.90%) GitHub
2 12 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.62%) SaaS
6 3 (1.57%) 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 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.09%) VPN
4 3 (1.57%) Firewall
4 3 (1.57%) Intranet
4 3 (1.57%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) DNS
5 2 (1.05%) Extranet
5 2 (1.05%) HTTP
5 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.85%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.24%) Star Schema
5 9 (4.71%) MySQL
5 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (1.05%) Big Data
10 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.05%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 38 (19.90%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.66%) Maven
3 23 (12.04%) JIRA
4 18 (9.42%) Subversion
5 14 (7.33%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.81%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.71%) Selenium
8 8 (4.19%) ClearCase
8 8 (4.19%) IntelliJ
8 8 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.19%) Vagrant
9 7 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.66%) Hudson
10 5 (2.62%) Gradle
10 5 (2.62%) JUnit
10 5 (2.62%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.57%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.57%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.57%) Mockito
General
1 31 (16.23%) Finance
2 19 (9.95%) Marketing
2 19 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.90%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.33%) Electronics
5 5 (2.62%) Back Office
6 4 (2.09%) Local Government
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
1 105 (54.97%) Developer
2 49 (25.65%) Architect
3 39 (20.42%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.95%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (6.81%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Consultant
8 10 (5.24%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.19%) Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Integration Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Digital Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.14%) Applications Architect
12 6 (3.14%) Digital Architect
12 6 (3.14%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.62%) EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (35.08%) HTML
2 61 (31.94%) Web Services
3 50 (26.18%) XSD
4 45 (23.56%) CSS
5 43 (22.51%) REST
6 40 (20.94%) .NET
7 34 (17.80%) Spring
8 33 (17.28%) jQuery
9 30 (15.71%) WSDL
10 27 (14.14%) SOAP
11 22 (11.52%) Hibernate
12 20 (10.47%) JSON
13 18 (9.42%) XSL
14 17 (8.90%) XSLT
15 15 (7.85%) ASP.NET
15 15 (7.85%) Spring MVC
16 13 (6.81%) .NET Framework
17 11 (5.76%) Apache Camel
17 11 (5.76%) RESTful
18 10 (5.24%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) NHS
2 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.19%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.14%) User Experience
5 4 (2.09%) Derivative
5 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.57%) Clustering
6 3 (1.57%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Wiki
8 1 (0.52%) Blog
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.47%) Windows
2 15 (7.85%) Unix
3 10 (5.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.19%) Linux
5 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.56%) MVC
2 45 (23.56%) SOA
3 33 (17.28%) Migration
4 25 (13.09%) OO
4 25 (13.09%) TOGAF
5 24 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (12.04%) Virtual Environments
7 22 (11.52%) Data Modelling
8 19 (9.95%) MODAF
9 18 (9.42%) Data Migration
10 17 (8.90%) Programme Management
10 17 (8.90%) Scrum
10 17 (8.90%) SDLC
11 16 (8.38%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (7.85%) UML
12 15 (7.85%) Workflow
13 14 (7.33%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (6.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.17%) Java
2 65 (34.03%) SQL
3 54 (28.27%) JavaScript
4 35 (18.32%) C#
5 14 (7.33%) Perl
5 14 (7.33%) PHP
6 13 (6.81%) C++
6 13 (6.81%) Python
7 11 (5.76%) Ruby
8 10 (5.24%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.71%) Delphi
10 8 (4.19%) PL/1
11 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.62%) VBScript
13 4 (2.09%) C
13 4 (2.09%) VB
14 3 (1.57%) VBA
15 2 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (25.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.81%) MCSD
5 12 (6.28%) 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 3 (1.57%) Degree
9 1 (0.52%) ISEB
9 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) HL7
2 6 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.14%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) SEPA
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
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 60 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 44 (23.04%) Oracle
3 23 (12.04%) Citrix
3 23 (12.04%) VMware
4 17 (8.90%) SAP
5 6 (3.14%) IBM
6 3 (1.57%) ILOG
6 3 (1.57%) PTC
6 3 (1.57%) Tableau
6 3 (1.57%) Zend
7 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.05%) Siemens
7 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.52%) Capita
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) hybris
8 1 (0.52%) OpenText
8 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.52%) webMethods
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