The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 24 June 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing XML 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.43% 1.40% 6.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.82% 4.08% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £330 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +19.40% -10.54%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 49 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 38.86% 34.27% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 32
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Exeter

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Exeter over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Exeter

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Exeter region with a requirement for XML.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) XSD
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) JAX-RS
2 3 (42.86%) Dropwizard
2 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
2 3 (42.86%) JCAPS
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) BPEL
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) XSL
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
2 3 (42.86%) JAXB
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
1 3 (42.86%) JCAPS
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Liquibase
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) XSD
2 3 (42.86%) Dropwizard
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) JAXB
2 3 (42.86%) JAX-RS
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
2 3 (42.86%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
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