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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 41 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 20 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 4.18% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 16.33% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
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
171 147 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.01% 25.61% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 92 99
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 15 (57.69%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) MVC
5 8 (30.77%) JSON
6 7 (26.92%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) XSLT
7 6 (23.08%) WCF
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 4 (15.38%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) CICS
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) DB2
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (7.69%) SOA Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) JSON
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 6 (23.08%) XSLT
6 6 (23.08%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) Middleware
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) HTML5
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Ajax
9 3 (11.54%) XSD
9 3 (11.54%) REST
10 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (7.69%) JMS
10 2 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) HACMP
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) zOS
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL
7 1 (3.85%) JCL
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Pega
3 2 (7.69%) BEA
3 2 (7.69%) Vitria
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) Talend
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Posted: 27 days ago