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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 44 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.70% 1.47% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.67% 6.59% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 15
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £333 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
249 167 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.25% 22.27% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 97 106
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 51 (85.00%) HTML
2 47 (78.33%) Java
3 46 (76.67%) Oracle
4 42 (70.00%) SQL
4 42 (70.00%) Web Services
5 41 (68.33%) JSP
6 40 (66.67%) CSS
7 39 (65.00%) WebLogic
8 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
9 29 (48.33%) Tomcat
10 28 (46.67%) JBoss
11 27 (45.00%) JMS
12 26 (43.33%) IBM
12 26 (43.33%) DB2
12 26 (43.33%) TDD
13 25 (41.67%) Web Development
14 23 (38.33%) OO
15 22 (36.67%) Misys
15 22 (36.67%) Log4j
15 22 (36.67%) WebLogic Portal
15 22 (36.67%) Back Office
15 22 (36.67%) WebSphere
15 22 (36.67%) Java EE
16 20 (33.33%) J2EE
17 17 (28.33%) Finance
17 17 (28.33%) Spring
17 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
18 16 (26.67%) Servlets
18 16 (26.67%) RDBMS
18 16 (26.67%) Eclipse

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 39 (65.00%) WebLogic
2 29 (48.33%) Tomcat
3 28 (46.67%) JBoss
4 22 (36.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (36.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) WildFly
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) GIMP
2 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) HFM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (43.33%) DB2
3 16 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 16 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (23.33%) Oracle Database
5 12 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Log4j
2 16 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 14 (23.33%) JUnit
4 12 (20.00%) Ant
4 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (20.00%) Maven
4 12 (20.00%) Toad
5 11 (18.33%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (16.67%) Artifactory
6 10 (16.67%) ClearQuest
6 10 (16.67%) JIRA
7 5 (8.33%) Subversion
8 3 (5.00%) PVCS
8 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (36.67%) Back Office
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 14 (23.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Consultant
3 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Architect
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Lead Architect
9 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Architect
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (85.00%) HTML
2 42 (70.00%) Web Services
3 41 (68.33%) JSP
4 40 (66.67%) CSS
5 27 (45.00%) JMS
6 22 (36.67%) Java EE
7 20 (33.33%) J2EE
8 17 (28.33%) Spring
9 16 (26.67%) Servlets
10 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
11 12 (20.00%) Struts
12 10 (16.67%) .NET
12 10 (16.67%) Apache CXF
13 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
13 7 (11.67%) SOAP
14 6 (10.00%) REST
15 5 (8.33%) jQuery
15 5 (8.33%) Middleware
16 4 (6.67%) JSON
16 4 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Unix
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) TDD
2 25 (41.67%) Web Development
3 23 (38.33%) OO
4 12 (20.00%) ITIL
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.33%) UML
6 10 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (16.67%) OOP
7 9 (15.00%) ITSM
7 9 (15.00%) Service Management
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.00%) MVC
9 6 (10.00%) Workflow
10 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.67%) Data Management
11 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.00%) SOA
13 2 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) Java
2 42 (70.00%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.00%) VB
5 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
6 12 (20.00%) C++
7 9 (15.00%) C#
8 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (11.67%) OCPJP
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) Sun Certification
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) MCAD
8 1 (1.67%) MCITP
8 1 (1.67%) MCSD
8 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (76.67%) Oracle
2 26 (43.33%) IBM
3 22 (36.67%) Misys
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) BEA
5 4 (6.67%) Pega
5 4 (6.67%) Sybase
5 4 (6.67%) Vitria
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) CODA
7 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
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