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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / South West
Rank 55 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 80 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.10% 2.53% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 8.96% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 56
Median daily rate £445 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +25.47%

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
656 815 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.39% 28.19% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 607 500
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +5 21 £415 - 23
Bristol +10 16 £450 +21.62% 8
Devon +6 16 £480 +20.00% 1
Dorset +6 8 £363 +3.57% 5
Somerset 0 8 £475 +6.74% 2
Wiltshire -8 4 £375 -3.22% 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 101 (58.38%) Java
2 94 (54.34%) JavaScript
3 90 (52.02%) SQL
4 70 (40.46%) HTML
5 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (33.53%) Spring
7 50 (28.90%) JSON
7 50 (28.90%) Hibernate
7 50 (28.90%) CSS
7 50 (28.90%) Git (software)
8 43 (24.86%) Web Services
9 39 (22.54%) .NET
10 37 (21.39%) SQL Server
10 37 (21.39%) Scrum
11 36 (20.81%) Oracle
11 36 (20.81%) RabbitMQ
11 36 (20.81%) Docker
12 35 (20.23%) Jenkins
12 35 (20.23%) Open Source
12 35 (20.23%) SOAP
13 34 (19.65%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (19.08%) Finance
14 33 (19.08%) C#
14 33 (19.08%) Grails
14 33 (19.08%) Security Cleared
15 31 (17.92%) Migration
15 31 (17.92%) MVC
16 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
17 28 (16.18%) REST
18 24 (13.87%) Gradle

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 (10.40%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.25%) Apache
3 14 (8.09%) JBoss
3 14 (8.09%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.51%) Confluence
4 13 (7.51%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.94%) CMS
5 12 (6.94%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.78%) Mule
6 10 (5.78%) Mule ESB
6 10 (5.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (3.47%) IIS
8 4 (2.31%) Alfresco
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.89%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.73%) Magento
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.58%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Boomi
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.20%) HTTP
2 6 (3.47%) Internet
3 5 (2.89%) LDAP
4 4 (2.31%) Intranet
5 3 (1.73%) SSH
6 1 (0.58%) AMQP
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.65%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.67%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.05%) Big Data
7 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.89%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.89%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.31%) Endeca
9 4 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.73%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (28.90%) Git (software)
2 35 (20.23%) Jenkins
3 24 (13.87%) Gradle
4 23 (13.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (9.83%) Ant
5 17 (9.83%) JUnit
5 17 (9.83%) Maven
6 15 (8.67%) JIRA
7 13 (7.51%) Subversion
7 13 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (6.94%) Selenium
9 10 (5.78%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.78%) Eclipse
10 9 (5.20%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.05%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.47%) Artifactory
12 6 (3.47%) JMeter
12 6 (3.47%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.89%) LoadRunner
13 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.08%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Marketing
3 12 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.78%) Electronics
4 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.05%) Banking
6 6 (3.47%) Advertising
6 6 (3.47%) Retail
7 4 (2.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (63.58%) Developer
2 59 (34.10%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.56%) Analyst
4 18 (10.40%) Architect
5 15 (8.67%) .NET Developer
6 11 (6.36%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.62%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.47%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.89%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) HTML Developer
9 5 (2.89%) Integration Developer
9 5 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) XML Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Java Engineer
10 4 (2.31%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.46%) HTML
2 58 (33.53%) Spring
3 50 (28.90%) CSS
3 50 (28.90%) Hibernate
3 50 (28.90%) JSON
4 43 (24.86%) Web Services
5 39 (22.54%) .NET
6 36 (20.81%) RabbitMQ
7 35 (20.23%) SOAP
8 33 (19.08%) Grails
9 28 (16.18%) REST
10 23 (13.29%) JPA
11 22 (12.72%) jQuery
12 21 (12.14%) XSD
12 21 (12.14%) XSLT
13 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
13 19 (10.98%) J2EE
14 18 (10.40%) Ajax
15 14 (8.09%) EJB
15 14 (8.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (6.36%) NHS
2 8 (4.62%) User Experience
3 6 (3.47%) iPad
3 6 (3.47%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.89%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.31%) Clustering
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.73%) RIA
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.14%) Linux
2 19 (10.98%) Windows
3 16 (9.25%) Unix
4 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (21.39%) Scrum
3 35 (20.23%) Open Source
4 31 (17.92%) Migration
4 31 (17.92%) MVC
5 19 (10.98%) TDD
6 17 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (8.09%) OO
8 14 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.51%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.94%) Content Management
10 12 (6.94%) SOA
10 12 (6.94%) Workflow
11 11 (6.36%) Data Protection
11 11 (6.36%) Integration Testing
11 11 (6.36%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.78%) Defect Management
12 10 (5.78%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 101 (58.38%) Java
2 94 (54.34%) JavaScript
3 90 (52.02%) SQL
4 33 (19.08%) C#
5 24 (13.87%) Groovy
6 20 (11.56%) VB.NET
7 14 (8.09%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.51%) Python
9 9 (5.20%) C++
10 8 (4.62%) Perl
10 8 (4.62%) PHP
11 7 (4.05%) C
11 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.47%) Ruby
12 6 (3.47%) Scala
13 5 (2.89%) XPath
14 3 (1.73%) VBA
14 3 (1.73%) VBScript
15 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (5.20%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.47%) ISEB
6 5 (2.89%) Degree
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) SDET
System Software
1 36 (20.81%) Docker
2 3 (1.73%) LXC
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.58%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 36 (20.81%) Oracle
2 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.36%) IBM
4 10 (5.78%) SAP
5 9 (5.20%) ATG
6 7 (4.05%) HP
7 4 (2.31%) Guidewire
8 3 (1.73%) BEA
8 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.73%) Zend
9 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.16%) CA
9 2 (1.16%) Google
9 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.16%) Software AG
9 2 (1.16%) webMethods
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) Ektron
10 1 (0.58%) Tableau
10 1 (0.58%) VeriFone
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