The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 13 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.17% - 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% - 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £426 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
XML
Somerset

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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 39.58% 45.56% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 19
Average daily rate £425 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £725 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Taunton region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Taunton region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

XML
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Documentation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik