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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South West / Bristol
Rank 34 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs citing XML 33 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.09% 2.13% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.35% 9.79% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £356 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £25.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 230 194 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.50% 21.80% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 136 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Bristol

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 37 (77.08%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 22 (45.83%) Java
5 20 (41.67%) CSS
5 20 (41.67%) Scrum
6 19 (39.58%) Banking
6 19 (39.58%) HTML5
7 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 15 (31.25%) Microservices
9 14 (29.17%) JIRA
9 14 (29.17%) C#
10 13 (27.08%) TeamCity
11 12 (25.00%) Confluence
11 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (25.00%) User Experience
11 12 (25.00%) TDD
12 11 (22.92%) DHTML
13 10 (20.83%) SQL
13 10 (20.83%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.83%) Web Services
13 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
13 10 (20.83%) User Stories
13 10 (20.83%) jQuery
13 10 (20.83%) REST
13 10 (20.83%) CSS3
14 9 (18.75%) Ant
14 9 (18.75%) SOA
14 9 (18.75%) Finance

XML
Top Related 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 12 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Drupal
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LDAP
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.17%) JIRA
3 13 (27.08%) TeamCity
4 9 (18.75%) Ant
5 8 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (14.58%) Maven
7 4 (8.33%) GoCD
7 4 (8.33%) Grunt
8 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.17%) NUnit
9 2 (4.17%) Selenium
9 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.08%) Mockito
10 1 (2.08%) MSI
10 1 (2.08%) MSTest
10 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (39.58%) Banking
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Back Office
4 5 (10.42%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Digital Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) BPM Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Polyglot Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 20 (41.67%) CSS
3 19 (39.58%) HTML5
4 11 (22.92%) DHTML
5 10 (20.83%) .NET
5 10 (20.83%) CSS3
5 10 (20.83%) jQuery
5 10 (20.83%) REST
5 10 (20.83%) Web Services
6 8 (16.67%) React
7 7 (14.58%) JSON
7 7 (14.58%) Spring
7 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.50%) SOAP
9 5 (10.42%) Dojo
9 5 (10.42%) DOM
9 5 (10.42%) EJB
9 5 (10.42%) JMS
10 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Scrum
3 15 (31.25%) Microservices
4 12 (25.00%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
5 10 (20.83%) User Stories
6 9 (18.75%) SOA
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) DevOps
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Process Management
9 5 (10.42%) QMS
9 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.42%) Robotic Process Automation
10 3 (6.25%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) JavaScript
2 22 (45.83%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) Scala
7 4 (8.33%) XPath
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) SOQL
9 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) LXC
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) Pega
2 5 (10.42%) webMethods
3 4 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) BEA
4 1 (2.08%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago