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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 34 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 24 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.97% 1.59% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 6.80% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 2
Median daily rate £358 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £430 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
176 147 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.09% 23.41% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 102 71
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XML.

1 31 (56.36%) Web Services
2 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) HTML
4 26 (47.27%) CSS
5 24 (43.64%) .NET
6 21 (38.18%) Scrum
7 20 (36.36%) C#
8 19 (34.55%) Java
9 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.09%) MVC
9 16 (29.09%) WCF
9 16 (29.09%) SOLID
10 15 (27.27%) Moq
10 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
10 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
10 15 (27.27%) Subversion
10 15 (27.27%) NUnit
10 15 (27.27%) SQL
10 15 (27.27%) OOD
11 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.82%) OO
12 12 (21.82%) JMS
13 11 (20.00%) Oracle
13 11 (20.00%) REST
14 10 (18.18%) JSP
14 10 (18.18%) TDD
14 10 (18.18%) Java EE
15 9 (16.36%) JSON
16 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
16 8 (14.55%) Web Development

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 8 (14.55%) JBoss
1 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
1 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
1 8 (14.55%) WebLogic Portal
1 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Google Play
4 1 (1.82%) iTunes
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Moq
1 15 (27.27%) NUnit
1 15 (27.27%) Subversion
2 8 (14.55%) Log4j
3 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.27%) JIRA
5 3 (5.45%) gulp
5 3 (5.45%) JHipster
5 3 (5.45%) Protractor
6 2 (3.64%) Ant
6 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.64%) Hudson
6 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.64%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) MyEclipse
7 1 (1.82%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.82%) PVCS
General
1 8 (14.55%) Back Office
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (7.27%) XML Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Office 365 Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) Web Services
2 28 (50.91%) HTML
3 26 (47.27%) CSS
4 24 (43.64%) .NET
5 16 (29.09%) WCF
6 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
7 12 (21.82%) JMS
8 11 (20.00%) REST
9 10 (18.18%) Java EE
9 10 (18.18%) JSP
10 9 (16.36%) JSON
11 8 (14.55%) SOAP
12 7 (12.73%) jQuery
13 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
13 6 (10.91%) HTML5
13 6 (10.91%) Node.js
14 5 (9.09%) CSS3
14 5 (9.09%) XSLT
15 4 (7.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) CMDB
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) AIX
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) MVC
3 16 (29.09%) SOLID
4 15 (27.27%) OOD
5 12 (21.82%) OO
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
7 8 (14.55%) Web Development
8 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.91%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Open Source
9 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) ETL
10 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.64%) XQuery
6 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.82%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) IBM
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Misys
3 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
4 2 (3.64%) IDERA
4 2 (3.64%) RedGate
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.82%) Kony
5 1 (1.82%) webMethods
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.82%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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