Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 37 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 34 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.19% 4.89% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.15% 20.18% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 26
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +0.65% +4.73%
10th Percentile £410 £313 £278
90th Percentile £438 £600 £456
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +20.37% -46.00%

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 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 130 223 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.85% 24.21% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 151 200
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £270 £308 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.80 £55.88
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

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 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 19 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
Cheltenham -1 11 £388 -0.64% 3
Tewkesbury - 3 £425 -
Gloucester -12 2 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 - -
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) JSON
6 13 (38.24%) Scrum
6 13 (38.24%) SOAP
6 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
7 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (32.35%) XSD
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) Programme Management
9 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
9 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 9 (26.47%) Web Services
10 9 (26.47%) MVC
10 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) Python
11 8 (23.53%) C#
11 8 (23.53%) .NET
11 8 (23.53%) Selenium
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) Maven
12 7 (20.59%) C
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
12 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
12 7 (20.59%) CSS
12 7 (20.59%) JDBC
12 7 (20.59%) HTTP

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 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) SAS
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 7 (20.59%) Maven
4 6 (17.65%) JMeter
4 6 (17.65%) LoadRunner
5 5 (14.71%) JIRA
6 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (8.82%) Ant
7 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
7 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
7 3 (8.82%) MSI
7 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (8.82%) WiX
8 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 2 (5.88%) Subversion
8 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Electronics
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) webMethods Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UI/UX Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UX Developer
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Test Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) JSON
2 13 (38.24%) SOAP
3 11 (32.35%) XSD
4 9 (26.47%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) JDBC
7 6 (17.65%) Java EE
8 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
8 5 (14.71%) JPA
8 5 (14.71%) RESTful
8 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 5 (14.71%) Spring MVC
8 5 (14.71%) XForms
8 5 (14.71%) XSL
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
9 4 (11.76%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
10 3 (8.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 9 (26.47%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Analytical Thinking
5 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) OOP
6 6 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 5 (14.71%) Workflow
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
8 4 (11.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) C#
5 7 (20.59%) C
5 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.65%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) XPath
7 5 (14.71%) XQuery
8 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.88%) Groovy
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (5.88%) VBA
9 2 (5.88%) VBScript
10 1 (2.94%) Jython
10 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) webMethods
3 5 (14.71%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.88%) Teradata