Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 31 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 27 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.02% 5.31% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.70% 13.40% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 21
Devon median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £358 £285
90th Percentile £563 £499 £421
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +18.42% -1.94% +99.18%

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 172 209 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.97% 39.66% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 134 148
Devon median daily rate £420 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +20.71% -2.44%
10th Percentile £300 £257 £275
90th Percentile £563 £550 £475
South West median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.58% +133.33%
10th Percentile £29.85 £36.25 £31.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -4.76% +13.51%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 26 £475 +1.06% 1
Plymouth +7 1 £375 -3.23% 4
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (85.19%) Java
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 15 (55.56%) JSON
4 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
5 14 (51.85%) RDBMS
6 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
6 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
7 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) Linux
8 11 (40.74%) Cucumber
9 10 (37.04%) JIRA
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
11 7 (25.93%) HTTP
11 7 (25.93%) BDD
11 7 (25.93%) RESTful
12 6 (22.22%) HTML
13 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
13 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
13 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
13 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
13 5 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing
14 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
14 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
14 4 (14.81%) React

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 14 (51.85%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) Cucumber
3 10 (37.04%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.81%) NUnit
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Automation Tester
3 8 (29.63%) Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) XML Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 15 (55.56%) JSON
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Core
5 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
5 4 (14.81%) React
5 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
4 5 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.81%) API Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) SDET
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Talend