Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 11 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.64% 9.13% 3.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.31% 30.88% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 6
Cheltenham median daily rate £388 £390 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +10.25% -6.60%
10th Percentile £381 £313 £316
90th Percentile £394 £563 £420
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 26 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 18.06% 29.57% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 48 59
Cheltenham median daily rate £406 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £311 £261
90th Percentile £550 £499 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.80 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%

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 25 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for XML.

1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) webMethods
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JDBC
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) XSD
3 5 (45.45%) XSL
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) XQuery
3 5 (45.45%) XForms
3 5 (45.45%) XPath
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (45.45%) CA Agile Central

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) webMethods Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) JDBC
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) XForms
1 5 (45.45%) XSD
1 5 (45.45%) XSL
2 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
1 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Programme Management
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) XPath
1 5 (45.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) webMethods
2 5 (45.45%) CA Agile Central