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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 57 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 97 122 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.05% 3.68% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.93% 14.84% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 85
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£361 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +93.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
813 822 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.56% 24.77% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 515 364
Average daily rate £363 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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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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
Gloucestershire +11 34 £350 +16.66% 8
Bristol -3 22 £338 -3.57% 13
Wiltshire -17 15 £375 +7.14% 16
Devon +13 12 £398 +28.22% 2
Somerset -8 7 £400 +14.28% 12
Dorset -5 1 - - 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 85 (44.27%) Web Services
2 84 (43.75%) SQL
3 80 (41.67%) HTML
4 72 (37.50%) Java
5 65 (33.85%) JavaScript
6 57 (29.69%) CSS
7 56 (29.17%) C#
8 54 (28.13%) .NET
9 52 (27.08%) Oracle
10 51 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (24.48%) Finance
12 43 (22.40%) Hibernate
13 42 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 42 (21.88%) Security Cleared
14 39 (20.31%) MVC
15 37 (19.27%) SOAP
16 33 (17.19%) ASP.NET
17 30 (15.63%) jQuery
18 28 (14.58%) JPA
18 28 (14.58%) Spring
19 27 (14.06%) JSON
20 26 (13.54%) Scrum
21 25 (13.02%) JUnit
22 24 (12.50%) J2EE
22 24 (12.50%) TDD
22 24 (12.50%) WCF
22 24 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (12.50%) HTML5
23 23 (11.98%) DV Cleared
23 23 (11.98%) JIRA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (8.85%) IIS
2 16 (8.33%) JBoss
3 15 (7.81%) CMS
4 10 (5.21%) Node.js
5 7 (3.65%) Mule
5 7 (3.65%) Mule ESB
5 7 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.60%) SAS
7 4 (2.08%) Apache
7 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.52%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.69%) MS Project
3 7 (3.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.65%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.56%) MS Office
6 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.04%) Summit
4 1 (0.52%) Magento
4 1 (0.52%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) HTTP
2 7 (3.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) VLAN
4 1 (0.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.52%) Multicast
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) DHCP
4 1 (0.52%) WLAN
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (7.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.73%) MySQL
6 8 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.08%) Redis
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (13.02%) JUnit
2 24 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (11.98%) JIRA
4 22 (11.46%) Git (software)
5 18 (9.38%) SoapUI
5 18 (9.38%) Visual Studio
6 12 (6.25%) Maven
7 8 (4.17%) Subversion
8 7 (3.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (2.60%) Selenium
9 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.56%) TestNG
11 3 (1.56%) Mockito
11 3 (1.56%) Hudson
12 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
13 1 (0.52%) MSTest
General
1 47 (24.48%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.13%) Marketing
5 5 (2.60%) Electronics
5 5 (2.60%) Retail
6 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.56%) Back Office
8 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (1.04%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (78.13%) Developer
2 48 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.90%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.81%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.73%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Architect
9 8 (4.17%) Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.65%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Designer
12 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.60%) Consultant
12 5 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.27%) Web Services
2 80 (41.67%) HTML
3 57 (29.69%) CSS
4 54 (28.13%) .NET
5 43 (22.40%) Hibernate
6 37 (19.27%) SOAP
7 33 (17.19%) ASP.NET
8 30 (15.63%) jQuery
9 28 (14.58%) JPA
9 28 (14.58%) Spring
10 27 (14.06%) JSON
11 24 (12.50%) J2EE
11 24 (12.50%) WCF
11 24 (12.50%) HTML5
12 23 (11.98%) XSLT
13 21 (10.94%) CSS3
14 19 (9.90%) JSF
14 19 (9.90%) REST
15 18 (9.38%) RESTful
16 17 (8.85%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.69%) User Experience
1 9 (4.69%) W3C
2 5 (2.60%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.60%) DTV
3 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.04%) Tandem
4 2 (1.04%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.04%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.04%) Open Source
4 2 (1.04%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.04%) Animation
5 1 (0.52%) Online Games
5 1 (0.52%) Social Network
5 1 (0.52%) Derivative
5 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) GIS
5 1 (0.52%) Equities
5 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.94%) Windows
2 20 (10.42%) Linux
3 13 (6.77%) UNIX
4 9 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.17%) Windows Phone
5 8 (4.17%) Android
6 3 (1.56%) CentOS
6 3 (1.56%) Debian
6 3 (1.56%) VMS
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) bada
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.31%) MVC
3 26 (13.54%) Scrum
4 24 (12.50%) TDD
5 22 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 16 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 15 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.25%) ETL
9 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.25%) Web Development
9 12 (6.25%) BDD
10 11 (5.73%) Content Management
11 9 (4.69%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.17%) OO
12 8 (4.17%) UML
12 8 (4.17%) ITIL
12 8 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.75%) SQL
2 72 (37.50%) Java
3 65 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 56 (29.17%) C#
5 19 (9.90%) Python
6 18 (9.38%) PHP
7 16 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 15 (7.81%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.81%) C++
9 12 (6.25%) VB
9 12 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 11 (5.73%) C
11 6 (3.13%) VBA
12 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.08%) VB6
13 3 (1.56%) Ruby
13 3 (1.56%) Golang
14 2 (1.04%) Perl
14 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.98%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.21%) Degree
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.56%) HND
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.56%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.04%) COREP
3 2 (1.04%) FINREP
3 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.04%) WCAG
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.56%) Xen
3 2 (1.04%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.52%) NFS
4 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (3.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.56%) Ganeti
2 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.56%) Bcfg2
3 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (27.08%) Oracle
2 19 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.17%) Adobe
4 7 (3.65%) Appcelerator
5 6 (3.13%) SAP
6 5 (2.60%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.60%) IBM
7 4 (2.08%) New Relic
8 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.04%) Apple
9 2 (1.04%) i2
9 2 (1.04%) HP
9 2 (1.04%) Teradata
9 2 (1.04%) hybris
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.52%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Symbian
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) Dell
10 1 (0.52%) Murex
South West England
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY NEG SINCE THIS IS A FTC
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago