Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 25 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.34% 3.88% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.14% 10.84% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 18
Devon median daily rate £447 £428 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +6.34% -26.82%
10th Percentile £330 £373 £360
90th Percentile £492 £498 £520
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -30.00%

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 206 166 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 35.76% 35.78% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 152
Devon median daily rate £436 £323 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.19% -13.19% -0.27%
10th Percentile £296 £186 £263
90th Percentile £591 £498 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +58.54% -8.89%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.64 £19.45
90th Percentile £48.80 £45.75 £27.15
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% -

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Devon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

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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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Plymouth +4 16 £447 -
Exeter -3 8 £330 -25.00% 1
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Devon region with a requirement for XML.

1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) Subversion
4 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 13 (52.00%) Java EE
5 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
5 13 (52.00%) CentOS
5 13 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (52.00%) DB2
5 13 (52.00%) EJB
5 13 (52.00%) Struts
5 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) IBM
5 13 (52.00%) JBoss
5 13 (52.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) XSD
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (20.00%) JAX-RS
10 5 (20.00%) Dropwizard
10 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 5 (20.00%) CSS
10 5 (20.00%) XHTML
10 5 (20.00%) Hibernate

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 13 (52.00%) JBoss
1 13 (52.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (16.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Subversion
2 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Liquibase
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Developer
4 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) EJB
1 13 (52.00%) Java EE
1 13 (52.00%) Struts
2 9 (36.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) XSD
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) Dropwizard
4 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.00%) JAX-RS
4 5 (20.00%) XHTML
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) XSL
6 3 (12.00%) JAXB
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (8.00%) JMS
7 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) CentOS
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
1 13 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) BPEL
5 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) SEO
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Delphi
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle