Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 57 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 51 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.81% 3.00% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.86% 10.90% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 17
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £288 £319 £285
90th Percentile £525 £475 £629
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Bristol median hourly rate - £38.75 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.04% -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +28.57% -9.68% +42.32%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 517 477 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.53% 27.51% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 320 335
Bristol median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £293 £263
90th Percentile £525 £519 £488
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.13% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 £41.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +326.83% +32.26% -22.50%
10th Percentile £162.50 £28.45 £20.39
90th Percentile £187.50 £64.00 £57.38
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% +7.01%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Bristol

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Bristol

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Bristol

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for XML.

1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) HTML
2 32 (62.75%) CSS
3 31 (60.78%) Git (software)
4 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 27 (52.94%) SQL
6 22 (43.14%) Oracle
6 22 (43.14%) Microservices
7 21 (41.18%) HTML5
7 21 (41.18%) CSS3
7 21 (41.18%) Java
7 21 (41.18%) DHTML
8 20 (39.22%) Scrum
8 20 (39.22%) Unit Testing
9 19 (37.25%) JIRA
9 19 (37.25%) TeamCity
9 19 (37.25%) Banking
9 19 (37.25%) Ant
9 19 (37.25%) Artifactory
10 17 (33.33%) Confluence
10 17 (33.33%) SOAP
10 17 (33.33%) Web Services
11 16 (31.37%) C#
12 15 (29.41%) Spring
12 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
13 14 (27.45%) REST
13 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
13 14 (27.45%) .NET
13 14 (27.45%) J2EE
13 14 (27.45%) Unix

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 17 (33.33%) Confluence
2 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) npm
2 6 (11.76%) NuGet
3 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) Boomi
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) DB2
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) DTS
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.96%) OLTP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Ant
2 19 (37.25%) Artifactory
2 19 (37.25%) JIRA
2 19 (37.25%) TeamCity
3 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 13 (25.49%) Maven
5 12 (23.53%) Eclipse
6 10 (19.61%) Selenium
7 8 (15.69%) SpecFlow
8 7 (13.73%) XMLUnit
9 6 (11.76%) Moq
9 6 (11.76%) xUnit.net
10 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
10 4 (7.84%) NUnit
11 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.96%) Introscope
12 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (37.25%) Banking
2 13 (25.49%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.76%) Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Backend Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.88%) React Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (1.96%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) SQL DBA
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) CSS
1 32 (62.75%) HTML
2 21 (41.18%) CSS3
2 21 (41.18%) DHTML
2 21 (41.18%) HTML5
3 17 (33.33%) SOAP
3 17 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) Spring
5 14 (27.45%) .NET
5 14 (27.45%) EJB
5 14 (27.45%) J2EE
5 14 (27.45%) JMS
5 14 (27.45%) JSP
5 14 (27.45%) REST
6 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
6 13 (25.49%) JSON
7 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
8 10 (19.61%) Node.js
9 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
10 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Self-Motivation
1 10 (19.61%) User Experience
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Microservices
3 20 (39.22%) Scrum
3 20 (39.22%) Unit Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 12 (23.53%) User Stories
5 11 (21.57%) Web Development
6 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (19.61%) SOA
7 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 9 (17.65%) MVC
8 7 (13.73%) DevOps
8 7 (13.73%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.84%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (7.84%) SDET
11 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 27 (52.94%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) Java
4 16 (31.37%) C#
5 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.92%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) ABAP
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
2 1 (1.96%) CA
2 1 (1.96%) Cognos
2 1 (1.96%) Dell
2 1 (1.96%) hybris
2 1 (1.96%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) Informatica
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.96%) SAP