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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 44 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 8 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% 2.29% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 10.16% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £228 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
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
108 128 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.18% 22.57% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 75 77
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 9 (47.37%) C#
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) CICS
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 3 (15.79%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) XSD
8 2 (10.53%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (5.26%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) HACMP
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Android Development
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Sencha
3 1 (5.26%) Talend
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
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