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 3 months to 28 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.

XML
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs citing XML 6 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.32% 6.63% 5.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 17.33% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Median daily rate £388 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Devon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 110 75 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 42.47% 38.27% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 29
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Devon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Devon

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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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -9 5 £406 +1.56% 1
Exeter -12 1 £180 -46.66% 2
XML
South West

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 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 Devon region with a requirement for XML.

1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) Java
4 21 (75.00%) Spring
5 18 (64.29%) Grails
5 18 (64.29%) Groovy
6 16 (57.14%) Hibernate
7 15 (53.57%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (53.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
7 15 (53.57%) Open Source
7 15 (53.57%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (53.57%) Gradle
7 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
7 15 (53.57%) Docker
8 14 (50.00%) HTML
9 13 (46.43%) Migration
9 13 (46.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (46.43%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (28.57%) Unix
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) CSS
12 7 (25.00%) SOAP
12 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (25.00%) Web Services
12 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (25.00%) REST

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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 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.86%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
1 15 (53.57%) Gradle
1 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Spring
2 18 (64.29%) Grails
3 16 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 15 (53.57%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) REST
6 7 (25.00%) SOAP
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (21.43%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) Dropwizard
8 5 (17.86%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Open Source
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (46.43%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (46.43%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Web Design
5 5 (17.86%) Content Management
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.57%) Time Management
9 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) Java
4 18 (64.29%) Groovy
5 4 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle