Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 84 78
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 28 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.43% 1.61% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 5.65% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 19
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £310
90th Percentile £462 £476 £485
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £378
% change year-on-year +8.97% +3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +20.37% -46.00%

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 560 496 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.56% 28.52% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 373 395
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £513 £525 £519
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) .NET
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) SOAP
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) REST
8 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) Java
8 8 (28.57%) C#
9 7 (25.00%) User Stories
10 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (21.43%) Microservices
10 6 (21.43%) Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) Unix
10 6 (21.43%) ETL
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (21.43%) Web Development
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 5 (17.86%) Banking
11 5 (17.86%) Ajax
11 5 (17.86%) JSON
11 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
11 5 (17.86%) Data Mining

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 4 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) SAS
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) DB2
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Power BI
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.14%) GoCD
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.57%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) TestRail
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Local Government
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Military
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Polyglot Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (7.14%) CMS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) REST
4 9 (32.14%) SOAP
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) Ajax
7 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 5 (17.86%) JSON
7 5 (17.86%) XSL
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) DHTML
8 3 (10.71%) EJB
8 3 (10.71%) J2EE
8 3 (10.71%) Kafka
8 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (10.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) User Stories
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) ETL
4 6 (21.43%) Microservices
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
1 3 (10.71%) LXC
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods