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 3 months to 28 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing XML 12 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.66% 3.32% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.14% 13.11% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 15
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £302 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £656 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.23
% change year-on-year +23.07% -10.28%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 70 122 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.34% 25.31% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 322 324
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £40.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £40.00 £47.50
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 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

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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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +5 2 - - 2
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
2 17 (47.22%) JPA
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) JSON
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
5 13 (36.11%) Web Services
6 12 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
6 12 (33.33%) Spring
7 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (30.56%) MVC
7 11 (30.56%) REST
8 10 (27.78%) Electronics
8 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 10 (27.78%) Finance
8 10 (27.78%) SAP
8 10 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (27.78%) Marketing
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
8 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
8 10 (27.78%) Spring MVC
8 10 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
9 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (25.00%) EJB

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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 9 (25.00%) JBoss
2 7 (19.44%) Mule
2 7 (19.44%) Mule ESB
3 5 (13.89%) CMS
4 4 (11.11%) Confluence
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) Ant
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) Gradle
4 2 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.78%) Electronics
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
1 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
1 10 (27.78%) Marketing
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Writer
5 4 (11.11%) Author
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Author
6 3 (8.33%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Test Data Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
1 17 (47.22%) JPA
2 14 (38.89%) JSON
3 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 12 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) Spring
5 11 (30.56%) REST
6 10 (27.78%) Spring MVC
7 9 (25.00%) EJB
7 9 (25.00%) XSLT
8 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 8 (22.22%) Apache Camel
9 7 (19.44%) Backbone.js
9 7 (19.44%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (19.44%) Ember.js
9 7 (19.44%) JAXB
9 7 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (19.44%) PrimeFaces
9 7 (19.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) SDLC
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Workflow
6 6 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) UML
9 2 (5.56%) OOP
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) C
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Zend
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