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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank - 10 4
Contract jobs citing XML 0 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 15.79% 33.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 40.91% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate
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- £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
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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
51 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.91% 38.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 6
Average daily rate £335 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Market Research
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
1 1 (16.67%) Market Research
1 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) SAP