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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 61 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 84 93 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.63% 3.79% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 15.42% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.75 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -36.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
781 603 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.48% 24.59% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 385 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 19 £425 +15.64% 28
Gloucestershire -7 19 £380 +26.66% 19
Wiltshire -7 16 £375 +25.00% 11
Somerset -11 12 £330 -17.50% 18
Devon -6 8 £238 -32.14% 7
Dorset -13 1 £263 -39.30% 13
Cornwall - 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 89 (47.59%) HTML
2 80 (42.78%) SQL
3 78 (41.71%) JavaScript
4 74 (39.57%) Java
5 66 (35.29%) CSS
6 62 (33.16%) Web Services
6 62 (33.16%) .NET
7 59 (31.55%) C#
8 53 (28.34%) Oracle
9 42 (22.46%) MVC
9 42 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (21.93%) SQL Server
11 39 (20.86%) Hibernate
12 38 (20.32%) ASP.NET
13 34 (18.18%) Finance
14 33 (17.65%) jQuery
15 32 (17.11%) JSON
16 30 (16.04%) Security Cleared
17 29 (15.51%) Spring
18 28 (14.97%) HTML5
19 27 (14.44%) Scrum
20 26 (13.90%) Ajax
20 26 (13.90%) TDD
20 26 (13.90%) XSLT
20 26 (13.90%) Microsoft
21 25 (13.37%) Visual Studio
21 25 (13.37%) WCF
22 24 (12.83%) SOAP
23 23 (12.30%) J2EE
23 23 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.09%) CMS
2 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.95%) JBoss
3 11 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (5.35%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.28%) IIS
5 8 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.74%) Node.js
7 5 (2.67%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.67%) Railo
7 5 (2.67%) ColdFusion
8 4 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.60%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.60%) Drupal
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.60%) Magnolia
9 3 (1.60%) SAS
9 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.35%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.81%) MS Project
4 7 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (3.21%) MS Office
6 3 (1.60%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.07%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.07%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.07%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.07%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.53%) Cordys
6 1 (0.53%) Magento
6 1 (0.53%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.53%) Summit
6 1 (0.53%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.07%) GitHub
2 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Internet
2 8 (4.28%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (1.60%) FTP
3 3 (1.60%) Intranet
3 3 (1.60%) LDAP
4 2 (1.07%) SSL
4 2 (1.07%) Firewall
4 2 (1.07%) DVB
5 1 (0.53%) WLAN
5 1 (0.53%) Extranet
5 1 (0.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.70%) Relational Database
3 18 (9.63%) Oracle Database
4 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (8.56%) MySQL
5 16 (8.56%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.28%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.14%) Redis
9 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.60%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.60%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Visual Studio
2 23 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.70%) Git (software)
4 19 (10.16%) JUnit
5 14 (7.49%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.88%) Maven
7 10 (5.35%) JIRA
8 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.81%) Hudson
9 7 (3.74%) Subversion
10 6 (3.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (3.21%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.21%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.67%) Selenium
12 4 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (1.60%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (1.60%) Ant
14 2 (1.07%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.81%) Banking
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 5 (2.67%) Retail
6 4 (2.14%) Electronics
6 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 2 (1.07%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (75.40%) Developer
2 45 (24.06%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.90%) Senior Developer
4 20 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.49%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.49%) Architect
6 12 (6.42%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (4.81%) C++/Java Developer
7 9 (4.81%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.28%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.28%) Designer
9 7 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Consultant
11 5 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (2.67%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (47.59%) HTML
2 66 (35.29%) CSS
3 62 (33.16%) Web Services
3 62 (33.16%) .NET
4 39 (20.86%) Hibernate
5 38 (20.32%) ASP.NET
6 33 (17.65%) jQuery
7 32 (17.11%) JSON
8 29 (15.51%) Spring
9 28 (14.97%) HTML5
10 26 (13.90%) Ajax
10 26 (13.90%) XSLT
11 25 (13.37%) WCF
12 24 (12.83%) SOAP
13 23 (12.30%) J2EE
13 23 (12.30%) CSS3
14 19 (10.16%) JPA
15 18 (9.63%) REST
16 17 (9.09%) JSP
17 14 (7.49%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.74%) User Experience
1 7 (3.74%) DTV
1 7 (3.74%) W3C
2 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.21%) Open Source
3 4 (2.14%) NHS
3 4 (2.14%) Streaming Video
4 3 (1.60%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.60%) Animation
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.60%) Mashup
4 3 (1.60%) Social Media
4 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.60%) MPEG
5 2 (1.07%) Tandem
5 2 (1.07%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.07%) Physics
5 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.76%) Linux
2 15 (8.02%) Windows
3 11 (5.88%) UNIX
4 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.21%) Android
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.07%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.53%) bada
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) MVC
1 42 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.44%) Scrum
3 26 (13.90%) TDD
4 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
5 18 (9.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (8.02%) Content Management
7 14 (7.49%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.95%) SOA
8 13 (6.95%) ITIL
9 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.88%) Workflow
9 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.35%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (4.81%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.28%) UML
12 8 (4.28%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.28%) Migration
13 7 (3.74%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (42.78%) SQL
2 78 (41.71%) JavaScript
3 74 (39.57%) Java
4 59 (31.55%) C#
5 17 (9.09%) C++
6 14 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.95%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.88%) PHP
8 11 (5.88%) C
9 10 (5.35%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.28%) VB
11 6 (3.21%) Python
11 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.67%) CFML
13 3 (1.60%) XPath
13 3 (1.60%) Golang
13 3 (1.60%) Ruby
13 3 (1.60%) VBA
13 3 (1.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.95%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.42%) Degree
4 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) HND
6 2 (1.07%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.60%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) HL7
4 2 (1.07%) WCAG
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Puppet
1 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (28.34%) Oracle
2 26 (13.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.35%) IBM
4 9 (4.81%) Adobe
5 8 (4.28%) SAP
6 5 (2.67%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.14%) New Relic
7 4 (2.14%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.60%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.60%) Sun
9 2 (1.07%) HP
9 2 (1.07%) hybris
10 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.53%) Trapeze
10 1 (0.53%) Symbian
10 1 (0.53%) Murex
10 1 (0.53%) Software AG
10 1 (0.53%) Cerner
10 1 (0.53%) Informatica
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tiverton, Exeter, Devon
Mid Devon District Council
Rate: £29,558 - £31,846
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 20-25 Per Hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago