The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 47 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 121 130 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.65% 5.59% 6.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.99% 22.45% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 83 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £24.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.87% -24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £24.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £24.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -1 42 £350 +12.00% 14
Bristol +1 30 £350 +20.68% 26
Somerset -20 16 £350 +12.90% 13
Gloucestershire -10 12 £300 -20.00% 10
Dorset 0 8 £395 +50.47% 3
Devon -23 5 £230 -29.23% 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 105 (47.73%) HTML
2 102 (46.36%) CSS
3 100 (45.45%) Java
4 97 (44.09%) JavaScript
5 87 (39.55%) SQL
6 77 (35.00%) .NET
7 76 (34.55%) jQuery
8 73 (33.18%) Spring
9 68 (30.91%) SQL Server
10 66 (30.00%) C#
11 64 (29.09%) Oracle
12 50 (22.73%) Web Services
13 39 (17.73%) Finance
14 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET
15 37 (16.82%) MVC
16 36 (16.36%) Hibernate
17 34 (15.45%) Subversion
17 34 (15.45%) J2EE
17 34 (15.45%) UNIX
17 34 (15.45%) CSS3
18 33 (15.00%) XML Schema
18 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
19 31 (14.09%) JUnit
19 31 (14.09%) Maven
19 31 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (13.64%) WebLogic
20 30 (13.64%) Linux
20 30 (13.64%) Tomcat
21 29 (13.18%) Configuration Management
22 28 (12.73%) Eclipse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (13.64%) WebLogic
1 30 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 28 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.18%) Apache
4 17 (7.73%) IIS
5 15 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (4.09%) CMS
7 8 (3.64%) SAS
8 6 (2.73%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.27%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.27%) Escenic
9 5 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.36%) OpenEdge
11 3 (1.36%) Confluence
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.64%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.36%) CATIA
3 3 (1.36%) Windchill
3 3 (1.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.09%) LDAP
2 11 (5.00%) SSL
3 8 (3.64%) X.509
4 6 (2.73%) HTTP
5 4 (1.82%) Internet
6 3 (1.36%) Intranet
6 3 (1.36%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.91%) FTP
7 2 (0.91%) DVB
8 1 (0.45%) Firewall
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (10.45%) Oracle Database
6 16 (7.27%) MySQL
7 13 (5.91%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.09%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.64%) Big Data
10 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.73%) MS Access
12 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (15.45%) Subversion
2 31 (14.09%) JUnit
2 31 (14.09%) Maven
3 28 (12.73%) Eclipse
4 27 (12.27%) Ant
5 25 (11.36%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.73%) Git (software)
7 14 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (5.45%) Visual Studio
9 11 (5.00%) Mockito
10 9 (4.09%) WebDriver
11 8 (3.64%) Selenium
12 7 (3.18%) Gradle
13 5 (2.27%) JIRA
14 4 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (1.36%) NUnit
15 3 (1.36%) NuGet
15 3 (1.36%) ReSharper
16 2 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
16 2 (0.91%) WebSpeed
General
1 39 (17.73%) Finance
2 6 (2.73%) Marketing
2 6 (2.73%) Banking
2 6 (2.73%) Retail
3 4 (1.82%) Publishing
4 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 158 (71.82%) Developer
2 51 (23.18%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.82%) .NET Developer
4 21 (9.55%) Analyst
5 17 (7.73%) Architect
6 16 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Web Developer
7 13 (5.91%) BizTalk Developer
8 11 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Programmer
10 8 (3.64%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 7 (3.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.18%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (2.73%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Consultant
12 6 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.73%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (47.73%) HTML
2 102 (46.36%) CSS
3 77 (35.00%) .NET
4 76 (34.55%) jQuery
5 73 (33.18%) Spring
6 50 (22.73%) Web Services
7 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET
8 36 (16.36%) Hibernate
9 34 (15.45%) J2EE
9 34 (15.45%) CSS3
10 33 (15.00%) XML Schema
11 28 (12.73%) Ajax
12 27 (12.27%) JSF
12 27 (12.27%) WCF
13 26 (11.82%) HTML5
14 24 (10.91%) XSLT
15 18 (8.18%) SOAP
15 18 (8.18%) XSD
16 17 (7.73%) JSON
16 17 (7.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.73%) CMDB
2 4 (1.82%) N-Tier
2 4 (1.82%) Streaming Video
2 4 (1.82%) DTV
3 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.91%) IPTV
4 2 (0.91%) MPEG
5 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.45%) Replication
5 1 (0.45%) iPad
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.45%) UNIX
2 30 (13.64%) Linux
3 11 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) zOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.82%) MVC
2 29 (13.18%) Configuration Management
3 27 (12.27%) OO
4 25 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (10.00%) TDD
6 20 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 17 (7.73%) Software Engineering
8 16 (7.27%) UML
8 16 (7.27%) OOD
8 16 (7.27%) SOA
9 14 (6.36%) Scrum
10 13 (5.91%) Web Development
11 12 (5.45%) Validation
12 11 (5.00%) Workflow
13 10 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.55%) OOP
14 9 (4.09%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.09%) Release Management
15 8 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 100 (45.45%) Java
2 97 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 87 (39.55%) SQL
4 66 (30.00%) C#
5 24 (10.91%) VB.NET
5 24 (10.91%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.91%) Python
6 13 (5.91%) PHP
7 11 (5.00%) VBA
8 10 (4.55%) C++
9 9 (4.09%) Ruby
10 8 (3.64%) XQuery
10 8 (3.64%) VB
10 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.18%) XPath
12 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.73%) C
13 5 (2.27%) Perl
13 5 (2.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.09%) Degree
4 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.91%) MCAD
5 2 (0.91%) MCSD
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (29.09%) Oracle
2 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.64%) JBoss
4 7 (3.18%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.82%) SAP
6 3 (1.36%) Google
6 3 (1.36%) Yantra
6 3 (1.36%) Greenplum
7 2 (0.91%) Zend
7 2 (0.91%) Facebook
7 2 (0.91%) Twitter
7 2 (0.91%) hybris
7 2 (0.91%) CA
7 2 (0.91%) HP
7 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.91%) MKS
7 2 (0.91%) PTC
7 2 (0.91%) Telerik
8 1 (0.45%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.45%) Serena
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