Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 11 December 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 > Somerset
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing XML 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.60% 1.57% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 4.85% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Somerset median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -29.41%
South West median daily rate £425 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -1.45% +7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate - - £41.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.66% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 188 165 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.68% 32.29% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 114 89
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £253 £237
90th Percentile £564 £475 £465
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.83% -4.68%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.56% +19.33% -11.76%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Somerset

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Somerset

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Somerset

XML
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Bath -5 3 - -
Street - 2 £400 -
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Mule
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Apigee
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) Redis
4 1 (12.50%) Riak
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (25.00%) GWT
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) JPA
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (25.00%) Vaadin
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) Go
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kibana
1 2 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft