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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 51 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 11 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.47% 3.55% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 14.53% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
174 172 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.20% 24.43% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 108 102
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
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 28 July 2015, 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 18 (56.25%) Web Services
2 15 (46.88%) MVC
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
4 12 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) JSON
6 8 (25.00%) WCF
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.75%) Middleware
8 6 (18.75%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) jQuery
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) XSLT
10 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) XMLUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Mockito
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Spock
3 1 (3.13%) Xcode
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Web Services
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.00%) JSON
4 8 (25.00%) WCF
5 7 (21.88%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Middleware
7 5 (15.63%) XSLT
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) Java EE
9 3 (9.38%) Spring
9 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
9 3 (9.38%) DirectX
9 3 (9.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Android Development
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) BEA
3 2 (6.25%) Vitria
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.25%) Pega
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
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