Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 48 26
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 8 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.22% 1.07% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.21% 3.14% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Somerset median daily rate £475 £425 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +60.08% -34.65%
10th Percentile £442 £413 £217
90th Percentile £498 £473 £473
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate - - £41.50
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -1.94%

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 111 159 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.75% 33.97% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 120 121
Somerset median daily rate £456 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £258
90th Percentile £572 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +9.42% +2.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Somerset median hourly rate £38.70 £175.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.89% +306.98% +3.21%
10th Percentile £25.41 £162.50 £36.40
90th Percentile £53.99 £187.50 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +11.25% -4.76%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 May 2019. 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
Street - 2 £474 -
Bath 0 1 £375 -11.76% 1
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (50.00%) JSF
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) Ansible
4 4 (50.00%) Docker
4 4 (50.00%) XML Parsing
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) JSP
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) TDD

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%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Appian
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
2 1 (12.50%) jMock
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Appian Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) JSF
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) OSGi
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) XML Parsing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java 8
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) SAP