The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 14 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.11% 1.34% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 7.48% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate £450 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £335 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
156 107 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.46% 17.98% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 71 76
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) SOAP
3 11 (33.33%) EAI
3 11 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) HTML5
4 10 (30.30%) VB
4 10 (30.30%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
5 9 (27.27%) SOA
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (24.24%) XPath
6 8 (24.24%) EDI
6 8 (24.24%) ERP
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) CRM
6 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (24.24%) DTS
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) REST
7 7 (21.21%) Analytics
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) WildFly
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HFM
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (24.24%) DTS
4 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) HBase
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.03%) PVCS
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Applications Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Database Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
1 11 (33.33%) HTML5
1 11 (33.33%) SOAP
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 8 (24.24%) EDI
4 8 (24.24%) REST
5 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.09%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
8 2 (6.06%) CSS3
8 2 (6.06%) EDIFACT
8 2 (6.06%) Grails
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) React
8 2 (6.06%) XSL
9 1 (3.03%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (33.33%) EAI
2 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 8 (24.24%) CRM
3 8 (24.24%) ERP
4 7 (21.21%) Analytics
4 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Workflow
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Validation
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) VB
5 8 (24.24%) XPath
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) webMethods
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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