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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 42 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 22 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.88% 3.40% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% 10.89% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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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
197 202 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.79% 31.17% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 144 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 16 (41.03%) C#
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 15 (38.46%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) SOA
3 14 (35.90%) jQuery
4 11 (28.21%) WCF
4 11 (28.21%) MVC
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
5 9 (23.08%) REST
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
6 8 (20.51%) SOAP
6 8 (20.51%) Middleware
7 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (17.95%) XSLT
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle
7 7 (17.95%) Android
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
7 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.95%) User Experience
8 6 (15.38%) Sencha
8 6 (15.38%) Android Development
8 6 (15.38%) iOS Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Ant
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 15 (38.46%) CSS
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) jQuery
4 11 (28.21%) WCF
5 9 (23.08%) REST
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
6 8 (20.51%) SOAP
6 8 (20.51%) Middleware
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.95%) XSLT
8 6 (15.38%) Ajax
8 6 (15.38%) JSON
8 6 (15.38%) PhoneGap
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
9 4 (10.26%) XHTML
9 4 (10.26%) WSDL
9 4 (10.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) User Experience
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.26%) Kindle
4 1 (2.56%) WURFL
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Android
1 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.56%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) SOA
2 11 (28.21%) MVC
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Android Development
3 6 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 6 (15.38%) OOP
4 5 (12.82%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) EAI
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 1 (2.56%) Document Management
8 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.56%) MVVM
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Sencha
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.13%) Alterian
6 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Intel
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
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