Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 February 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 > Devon
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 24 37
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 17 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.24% 6.36% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.81% 16.16% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 28
Devon median daily rate £513 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% +11.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £393 £381 £285
90th Percentile £563 £500 £450
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +13.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £41.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -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 Devon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 193 198 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 36.83% 39.36% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 138 193
Devon median daily rate £425 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £272 £215 £275
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +34.38%
10th Percentile £31.65 £18.64 £41.30
90th Percentile £48.80 £38.75 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.18% +4.38%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Devon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Devon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Devon over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Devon

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Devon

XML
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -8 17 £513 +15.17% 8
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Devon region with a requirement for XML.

1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Web Services
3 12 (70.59%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (58.82%) JIRA
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
6 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
7 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
8 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
8 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) XML Schema
9 4 (23.53%) C#
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
10 3 (17.65%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 2 (11.76%) BDD
11 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
11 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
12 1 (5.88%) SMS
12 1 (5.88%) OOP
12 1 (5.88%) OO
12 1 (5.88%) XHTML

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) XML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
3 4 (23.53%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) SDET
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian