Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 72 73
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 31 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.64% 2.00% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.70% 7.19% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 19
Bristol median daily rate £388 £423 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +14.19% -7.50%
10th Percentile £322 £260 £310
90th Percentile £491 £499 £435
South West median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -15.66% -5.68% -12.00%

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 544 431 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.72% 27.77% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 302 338
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £562 £508
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.63 £26.63
90th Percentile £56.13 £41.90 £40.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +3.70%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (54.84%) HTML
4 16 (51.61%) Java
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
4 16 (51.61%) Web Services
5 14 (45.16%) SOAP
5 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (41.94%) Spring
6 13 (41.94%) REST
6 13 (41.94%) Microservices
7 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) Degree
8 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
8 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
9 8 (25.81%) CSS3
9 8 (25.81%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
9 8 (25.81%) MySQL
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) J2EE
10 7 (22.58%) Python
10 7 (22.58%) ETL
10 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) Apache Wicket

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 6 (19.35%) CMS
1 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.68%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.23%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Boomi
3 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
3 7 (22.58%) CouchDB
3 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.13%) Data Mining
4 5 (16.13%) DB2
4 5 (16.13%) Neo4j
4 5 (16.13%) Riak
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Power BI
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
3 5 (16.13%) Ant
3 5 (16.13%) Artifactory
3 5 (16.13%) git-flow
3 5 (16.13%) Jasmine
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (16.13%) Mocha
3 5 (16.13%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) Grunt
5 1 (3.23%) MSTest
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CMS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CSS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) CSS
2 16 (51.61%) Web Services
3 14 (45.16%) SOAP
4 13 (41.94%) REST
4 13 (41.94%) Spring
5 8 (25.81%) CSS3
5 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 7 (22.58%) Apache Wicket
6 7 (22.58%) J2EE
6 7 (22.58%) Play Framework
6 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
7 6 (19.35%) DHTML
7 6 (19.35%) EJB
7 6 (19.35%) JMS
8 5 (16.13%) DOM
8 5 (16.13%) JSP
8 5 (16.13%) SAX
8 5 (16.13%) Servlets
8 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Microservices
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
5 7 (22.58%) BDD
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) ETL
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
9 3 (9.68%) Statistics
9 3 (9.68%) User Stories
10 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) Groovy
4 7 (22.58%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) Scala
5 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.90%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) ABAP
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) Fortran
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) WCAG
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) webMethods