Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 54 78
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 41 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.38% 2.92% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.36% 10.35% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 19
Bristol median daily rate £425 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +21.62% -4.52%
10th Percentile £325 £328 £313
90th Percentile £521 £518 £555
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
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 £39.75 £35.63
% change year-on-year +13.21% +11.58% -6.25%

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 438 454 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.45% 28.22% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 300 328
Bristol median daily rate £400 £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £281 £289 £263
90th Percentile £525 £550 £475
South West median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 20
Bristol median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.88% -4.76% +15.23%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) HTML
2 25 (60.98%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 25 (60.98%) CSS
3 23 (56.10%) SOAP
3 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
4 21 (51.22%) Web Services
5 20 (48.78%) REST
5 20 (48.78%) Microservices
6 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
6 19 (46.34%) Spring
7 17 (41.46%) HTML5
7 17 (41.46%) CSS3
8 15 (36.59%) DHTML
9 14 (34.15%) J2EE
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle
9 14 (34.15%) Banking
10 13 (31.71%) JIRA
10 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
10 13 (31.71%) Unix
10 13 (31.71%) JSP
10 13 (31.71%) EJB
10 13 (31.71%) Ant
10 13 (31.71%) JMS
10 13 (31.71%) Confluence
10 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
10 13 (31.71%) TeamCity
10 13 (31.71%) Artifactory
10 13 (31.71%) Jenkins

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 13 (31.71%) Confluence
2 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (12.20%) Apache
5 4 (9.76%) CMS
6 2 (4.88%) WordPress
7 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.44%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) GitHub
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Boomi
4 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) DB2
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 7 (17.07%) CouchDB
3 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (12.20%) Neo4j
4 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.20%) Riak
5 3 (7.32%) DTS
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) DataStage
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) OLTP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (31.71%) Ant
2 13 (31.71%) Artifactory
2 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) JIRA
2 13 (31.71%) TeamCity
3 11 (26.83%) Eclipse
3 11 (26.83%) Maven
4 5 (12.20%) git-flow
4 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
4 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (12.20%) Mocha
4 5 (12.20%) SonarQube
5 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) NUnit
5 4 (9.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) Introscope
6 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.44%) PVCS
General
1 14 (34.15%) Banking
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
3 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Tester
4 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.88%) CSS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Integration Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.88%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.88%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) CSS
1 25 (60.98%) HTML
2 23 (56.10%) SOAP
3 21 (51.22%) Web Services
4 20 (48.78%) REST
5 19 (46.34%) Spring
6 17 (41.46%) CSS3
6 17 (41.46%) HTML5
7 15 (36.59%) DHTML
8 14 (34.15%) J2EE
9 13 (31.71%) EJB
9 13 (31.71%) JMS
9 13 (31.71%) JSP
10 12 (29.27%) Hibernate
11 7 (17.07%) Apache Wicket
11 7 (17.07%) JSON
11 7 (17.07%) Play Framework
11 7 (17.07%) Spring Boot
12 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
13 5 (12.20%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Microservices
3 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) MVC
5 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.51%) User Stories
7 7 (17.07%) BDD
7 7 (17.07%) SOA
8 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.76%) OO
8 4 (9.76%) SDET
9 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Groovy
4 7 (17.07%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) Scala
5 6 (14.63%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) ABAP
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Fortran
7 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
1 2 (4.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.88%) CA
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) Dell
3 1 (2.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore