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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 52 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 107 89 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.62% 2.92% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.34% 11.76% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 62 72
Median daily rate £406 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £425 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.46 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% -59.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.09 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £39.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
746 757 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.21% 24.84% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 512 571
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 16
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +17 37 £450 +18.03% 7
Bristol -2 16 £400 +3.22% 8
Gloucestershire -15 15 £375 +2.73% 14
Somerset +8 10 £451 +24.70% 6
Devon -7 9 £388 -2.51% 4
Dorset - 3 £333 - 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 75 (40.11%) HTML
2 74 (39.57%) SQL
3 71 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (34.22%) Java
5 63 (33.69%) Microsoft
6 62 (33.16%) Web Services
7 56 (29.95%) Security Cleared
8 54 (28.88%) JavaScript
9 48 (25.67%) CSS
10 47 (25.13%) .NET
10 47 (25.13%) SQL Server
11 44 (23.53%) SOA
12 42 (22.46%) C#
13 41 (21.93%) REST
14 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
14 40 (21.39%) Oracle
15 39 (20.86%) XSD
15 39 (20.86%) MVC
16 33 (17.65%) Migration
17 32 (17.11%) jQuery
18 31 (16.58%) SC Cleared
19 28 (14.97%) Finance
19 28 (14.97%) WSDL
20 27 (14.44%) Scrum
20 27 (14.44%) Maven
21 26 (13.90%) Spring
21 26 (13.90%) OO
22 24 (12.83%) TOGAF
23 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (12.30%) JIRA

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 (11.23%) Confluence
2 14 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.42%) IIS
3 12 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.35%) Mule
4 10 (5.35%) Mule ESB
5 9 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (3.74%) Apache
8 5 (2.67%) CMS
8 5 (2.67%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.07%) SAS
11 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.14%) Acrobat
3 4 (2.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) SPSS
5 1 (0.53%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.60%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.07%) Magento
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.53%) Primavera
6 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.53%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.09%) GitHub
2 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.35%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.67%) SaaS
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) SAN
2 5 (2.67%) HTTP
2 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.14%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) Firewall
4 3 (1.60%) SSL
5 2 (1.07%) DNS
5 2 (1.07%) Extranet
5 2 (1.07%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.07%) Internet
5 2 (1.07%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.56%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.81%) Star Schema
5 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.21%) MySQL
6 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.07%) Big Data
9 2 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.07%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
2 27 (14.44%) Maven
3 23 (12.30%) JIRA
4 18 (9.63%) Subversion
5 17 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.81%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.28%) ClearCase
7 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.28%) Vagrant
8 7 (3.74%) Hudson
8 7 (3.74%) Selenium
9 6 (3.21%) JUnit
10 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.60%) Mockito
12 2 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.07%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (1.07%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.07%) Toad
General
1 28 (14.97%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.02%) Marketing
4 14 (7.49%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.88%) Electronics
6 5 (2.67%) Back Office
7 4 (2.14%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.14%) Local Government
8 3 (1.60%) Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 98 (52.41%) Developer
2 46 (24.60%) Architect
3 37 (19.79%) Java Developer
4 15 (8.02%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.95%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.95%) Consultant
6 12 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) Author
7 9 (4.81%) Data Architect
7 9 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.81%) Technical Author
8 8 (4.28%) Analyst
8 8 (4.28%) Integration Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Digital Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Applications Architect
10 6 (3.21%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Digital Architect
10 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (2.67%) EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (40.11%) HTML
2 62 (33.16%) Web Services
3 48 (25.67%) CSS
4 47 (25.13%) .NET
5 41 (21.93%) REST
6 39 (20.86%) XSD
7 32 (17.11%) jQuery
8 28 (14.97%) WSDL
9 26 (13.90%) Spring
10 19 (10.16%) Hibernate
10 19 (10.16%) XSL
10 19 (10.16%) XSLT
11 18 (9.63%) ASP.NET
12 17 (9.09%) RESTful
12 17 (9.09%) SOAP
13 16 (8.56%) .NET Framework
13 16 (8.56%) JSON
14 14 (7.49%) Apache Camel
15 12 (6.42%) JPA
15 12 (6.42%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) NHS
2 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.74%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) Derivative
6 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.07%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.07%) Wiki
8 1 (0.53%) Blog
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.63%) Windows
2 14 (7.49%) Unix
3 9 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.28%) Linux
5 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.07%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) OS/400
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.53%) SOA
3 39 (20.86%) MVC
4 33 (17.65%) Migration
5 27 (14.44%) Scrum
6 26 (13.90%) OO
7 24 (12.83%) TOGAF
8 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 22 (11.76%) UML
10 19 (10.16%) Data Migration
11 18 (9.63%) MODAF
12 17 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 16 (8.56%) SDLC
14 15 (8.02%) Programme Management
14 15 (8.02%) Zachman Framework
15 14 (7.49%) Web Development
15 14 (7.49%) Workflow
16 13 (6.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.57%) SQL
2 64 (34.22%) Java
3 54 (28.88%) JavaScript
4 42 (22.46%) C#
5 13 (6.95%) PHP
6 11 (5.88%) Python
6 11 (5.88%) Ruby
6 11 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.35%) C++
7 10 (5.35%) Perl
8 9 (4.81%) Delphi
9 8 (4.28%) PL/1
10 7 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.21%) VBScript
12 5 (2.67%) C
12 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.67%) VB
13 4 (2.14%) XQuery
14 3 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (29.95%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.58%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.95%) MCSD
5 12 (6.42%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) MCSA
6 7 (3.74%) MCSE
7 6 (3.21%) MCAD
7 6 (3.21%) MCITP
7 6 (3.21%) MCTS
8 5 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.60%) Degree
10 1 (0.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.49%) HL7
2 6 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) SEPA
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (11.76%) Xen
2 7 (3.74%) Docker
2 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Ansible
1 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.60%) OpenAM
1 3 (1.60%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) Graylog
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (33.69%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.39%) Oracle
3 22 (11.76%) Citrix
3 22 (11.76%) VMware
4 14 (7.49%) SAP
5 8 (4.28%) IBM
6 3 (1.60%) ILOG
6 3 (1.60%) PTC
6 3 (1.60%) Tableau
6 3 (1.60%) Zend
7 2 (1.07%) Rally
7 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.07%) Siemens
7 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.53%) BEA
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Sybase
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.53%) webMethods
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £30.25 - £38.75 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £300-350/day
Posted: 25 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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