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 29 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.

XML
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 35 24
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11  
Contract jobs citing XML 25 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.44% 3.56% 7.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.41% 15.24% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 12
Median daily rate £375 £375 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £44.00
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 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 88 105 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.19% 23.39% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 107
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Gloucester +2 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Cirencester - 2 £320 -
Cheltenham -1 1 - - 10
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) Hibernate
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) JSON
4 21 (43.75%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) JPA
4 21 (43.75%) REST
5 20 (41.67%) Web Services
5 20 (41.67%) Scrum
6 18 (37.50%) MVC
7 17 (35.42%) Spring
7 17 (35.42%) CSS
7 17 (35.42%) HTML
7 17 (35.42%) Oracle
7 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
8 16 (33.33%) Finance
9 15 (31.25%) SOAP
9 15 (31.25%) XSD
9 15 (31.25%) Mule
9 15 (31.25%) Mule ESB
10 14 (29.17%) Apache Camel
10 14 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (29.17%) XSLT
10 14 (29.17%) SAP
10 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
10 14 (29.17%) Programme Management
10 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (29.17%) Electronics
10 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
10 14 (29.17%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 15 (31.25%) Mule
1 15 (31.25%) Mule ESB
2 11 (22.92%) JBoss
3 7 (14.58%) Confluence
4 5 (10.42%) Apache
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.25%) Anypoint
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.17%) CMS
7 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (29.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) AMQP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Big Data
3 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.17%) OrientDB
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JUnit
2 10 (20.83%) JIRA
3 7 (14.58%) Maven
4 5 (10.42%) Ant
4 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.42%) Selenium
5 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.33%) JMeter
5 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) Gradle
6 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.25%) Zephyr
7 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.17%) Hudson
7 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Electronics
2 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
2 14 (29.17%) Marketing
2 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 26 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Integration Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Writer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Hibernate
2 22 (45.83%) JSON
3 21 (43.75%) JPA
3 21 (43.75%) REST
4 20 (41.67%) Web Services
5 17 (35.42%) CSS
5 17 (35.42%) HTML
5 17 (35.42%) Spring
6 15 (31.25%) SOAP
6 15 (31.25%) XSD
7 14 (29.17%) Apache Camel
7 14 (29.17%) XSLT
8 12 (25.00%) J2EE
8 12 (25.00%) Spring Integration
8 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 11 (22.92%) EJB
10 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 9 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
10 9 (18.75%) JAXB
10 9 (18.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Scrum
3 18 (37.50%) MVC
4 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (29.17%) Programme Management
5 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.83%) SDLC
9 9 (18.75%) OO
9 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Workflow
10 6 (12.50%) TDD
11 5 (10.42%) BDD
11 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.42%) OOP
12 4 (8.33%) Kanban
12 4 (8.33%) UML
13 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) C
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) Ruby
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Groovy
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) XPath
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) CloudHub
1 2 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 14 (29.17%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.08%) Zend
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