The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 41 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 25 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.16% 1.74% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.79% 7.11% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 13
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £533 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +3.89%
XML
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 197 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.39% 24.50% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 144 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Birmingham region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XML.

1 28 (73.68%) HTML
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 23 (60.53%) Web Services
4 20 (52.63%) Oracle
5 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 17 (44.74%) OO
7 16 (42.11%) VB
7 16 (42.11%) CSS
8 15 (39.47%) JSP
8 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
8 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
9 12 (31.58%) .NET
9 12 (31.58%) Unix
10 11 (28.95%) J2EE
11 10 (26.32%) Servlets
11 10 (26.32%) SOAP
11 10 (26.32%) ITIL
11 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
11 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
11 10 (26.32%) Service Management
11 10 (26.32%) Spring
11 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
12 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
12 9 (23.68%) JBoss
12 9 (23.68%) C++
12 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
13 8 (21.05%) C#
13 8 (21.05%) JUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (39.47%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.68%) JBoss
3 7 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.26%) Node.js
6 2 (5.26%) WildFly
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) HFM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle OWB
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (18.42%) DB2
6 4 (10.53%) DTS
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.63%) Big Data
8 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.63%) HBase
8 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.63%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) JUnit
3 8 (21.05%) Toad
4 7 (18.42%) Ant
4 7 (18.42%) Artifactory
4 7 (18.42%) ClearQuest
4 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 7 (18.42%) Maven
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (13.16%) Log4j
6 3 (7.89%) PVCS
6 3 (7.89%) Subversion
7 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) HTML
2 23 (60.53%) Web Services
3 16 (42.11%) CSS
4 15 (39.47%) JSP
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) J2EE
7 10 (26.32%) Servlets
7 10 (26.32%) SOAP
7 10 (26.32%) Spring
8 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 7 (18.42%) Apache CXF
9 7 (18.42%) JMS
9 7 (18.42%) REST
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.79%) HTML5
10 6 (15.79%) Struts
11 5 (13.16%) Java EE
12 4 (10.53%) EDI
12 4 (10.53%) XSD
13 3 (7.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) OO
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Management
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) UML
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (18.42%) EAI
4 7 (18.42%) ITSM
4 7 (18.42%) OOP
5 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 6 (15.79%) SOA
5 6 (15.79%) Web Development
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) Data Management
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) VB
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) C++
5 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
6 8 (21.05%) C#
7 5 (13.16%) XPath
8 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Sun Certification
3 4 (10.53%) OCPJP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCAD
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSD
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Misys
4 2 (5.26%) BEA
4 2 (5.26%) Pega
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 2 (5.26%) Vitria
4 2 (5.26%) webMethods
5 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
Birmingham
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