Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 24 May 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.41% 3.42% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 16.00% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Cheltenham median daily rate - - £330
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +38.16% +1.33% +6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +38.46% - -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 54 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 38.03% 21.37% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 29
Cheltenham median daily rate £363 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +12.12% -22.35%
10th Percentile £312 £250 £295
90th Percentile £555 £429 £630
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £83.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% -46.11% +93.06%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Cheltenham

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Cheltenham

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL