Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 45 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 5 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.97% 0.87% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 3.33% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 15
Somerset median daily rate £425 £300 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -19.46% +24.17%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £305
90th Percentile £438 £525 £585
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £378
% change year-on-year +8.97% +3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset 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 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 155 120 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.10% 26.14% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 92 178
Somerset median daily rate £375 £359 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -1.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £276 £236 £275
90th Percentile £486 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 41
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

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 18 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
Bath - 3 £425 -
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Somerset region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) jMock
4 2 (40.00%) RIA
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming

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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Buildr
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) jMock
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) JDBC
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
1 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) XML Parsing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) ATG
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) HP