Period
to 19 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 11 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.86% 6.73% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.48% 27.71% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 30
Gloucestershire median daily rate £525 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.03% +7.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £450 £362 £305
90th Percentile £563 £563 £656
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +28.57% -9.68% +42.32%

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 147 166 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.92% 24.30% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 141
Gloucestershire median daily rate £388 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -4.69% -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £300
90th Percentile £563 £563 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -7.51%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% +7.01%

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 July 2018. 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 -9 2 - - 6
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 9 (81.82%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) EJB
3 9 (81.82%) XSLT
4 8 (72.73%) C
4 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 8 (72.73%) XSD
4 8 (72.73%) JAXB
4 8 (72.73%) JBoss
4 8 (72.73%) JPA
4 8 (72.73%) EJB 3.0
4 8 (72.73%) JSF
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (72.73%) Workflow
4 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
4 8 (72.73%) Rational Team Concert
4 8 (72.73%) JUnit
4 8 (72.73%) PrimeFaces
4 8 (72.73%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) SQL

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 8 (72.73%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) EJB
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) EJB 3.0
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) JAXB
2 8 (72.73%) JPA
2 8 (72.73%) JSF
2 8 (72.73%) PrimeFaces
2 8 (72.73%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) XSD
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat