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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Devon / Exeter
Rank 26 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1  
Contract jobs citing XML 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.68% 6.58% 9.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 17.86% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £180 £300 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -24.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 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 53 28 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 35.81% 36.84% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 13
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

XML
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 Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Exeter

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 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 Exeter region with a requirement for XML.

1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) Spring
3 18 (90.00%) Grails
3 18 (90.00%) Groovy
4 16 (80.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (75.00%) Open Source
5 15 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (75.00%) Gradle
5 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (75.00%) Docker
6 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (65.00%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (65.00%) Migration
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) Unix
8 5 (25.00%) HTTP
8 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Dropwizard
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 5 (25.00%) Neo4j
8 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance

XML
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (75.00%) Gradle
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Spring
2 18 (90.00%) Grails
3 16 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Dropwizard
6 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
6 5 (25.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Open Source
2 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (65.00%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (65.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 18 (90.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker