Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 15 February 2019 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 53 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26 +17
Contract jobs citing XML 20 7 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.55% 1.15% 6.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.98% 6.14% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 45
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +8.97% -6.02%
10th Percentile £411 £413 £317
90th Percentile £563 £438 £600
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.10% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - £41.50

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 167 114 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 21.30% 18.69% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 63 156
Gloucestershire median daily rate £445 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £313 £265 £310
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 - £46.00
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.44% +20.00% -9.64%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Gloucestershire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Gloucestershire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Gloucestershire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Gloucestershire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Cheltenham -8 8 £525 - 2
Gloucester - 3 - - 1
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) JBoss
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Java EE
5 6 (30.00%) JSON
5 6 (30.00%) PKI
5 6 (30.00%) Apache
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) HTTP
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (30.00%) Middleware
5 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) J2EE
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (30.00%) High Availability
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (30.00%) OpenShift
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 11 (55.00%) JBoss
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
1 6 (30.00%) Java EE
1 6 (30.00%) JSON
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) EJB
2 5 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (25.00%) JAXB
2 5 (25.00%) JPA
2 5 (25.00%) JSF
2 5 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
2 5 (25.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XSD
2 5 (25.00%) XSLT
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (30.00%) High Availability
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
1 6 (30.00%) SOA
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (30.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.00%) NetApp
2 2 (10.00%) Pega
3 1 (5.00%) Infor