Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 25 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 19 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.08% 5.77% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.97% 15.65% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 6
Devon median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £302 £300
90th Percentile £488 £493 £400
South West median daily rate £400 £423 £388
% change year-on-year -5.33% +9.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +67.05%
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +18.57% +7.69% +19.36%

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 119 230 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 25.54% 36.86% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 130 99
Devon median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £186
90th Percentile £488 £516 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +130.77%
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% +12.50% -4.76%

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 August 2018.

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 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 August 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 +5 13 £435 +107.14% 8
Honiton - 5 - -
Plymouth -1 1 £375 -9.09% 5
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
5 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
5 10 (52.63%) JSON
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) HTTP
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) RESTful
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) XHTML
9 5 (26.32%) ERP
9 5 (26.32%) OOP
9 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
9 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
9 5 (26.32%) PHP
9 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) BDD
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) Functional Programming
9 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) NUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Automation Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Graduate
3 5 (26.32%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 6 (31.58%) XHTML
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
7 3 (15.79%) React
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) WCF
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
1 5 (26.32%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) ERP
4 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Programming
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) API Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) SDET
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Talend