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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 32 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 41 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.07% 1.79% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.45% 7.26% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 11
Median daily rate £413 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £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 £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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
235 179 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.08% 24.66% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 121 109
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 43 (78.18%) HTML
2 40 (72.73%) Java
3 38 (69.09%) Oracle
4 35 (63.64%) Web Services
5 34 (61.82%) SQL
6 33 (60.00%) CSS
6 33 (60.00%) JSP
7 31 (56.36%) WebLogic
8 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
9 23 (41.82%) OO
10 22 (40.00%) Tomcat
11 21 (38.18%) JBoss
11 21 (38.18%) TDD
12 20 (36.36%) JMS
13 19 (34.55%) IBM
13 19 (34.55%) DB2
14 18 (32.73%) J2EE
14 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
14 18 (32.73%) Web Development
15 16 (29.09%) Spring
16 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
16 15 (27.27%) Java EE
16 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
16 15 (27.27%) Servlets
16 15 (27.27%) RDBMS
16 15 (27.27%) Misys
16 15 (27.27%) Eclipse
16 15 (27.27%) Log4j
16 15 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
16 15 (27.27%) Back Office

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 31 (56.36%) WebLogic
2 22 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 21 (38.18%) JBoss
4 15 (27.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) WildFly
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) GIMP
1 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) HFM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (34.55%) DB2
3 15 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.64%) MySQL
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.82%) Big Data
9 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.82%) HBase
9 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.82%) Parquet
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 15 (27.27%) Log4j
2 13 (23.64%) JUnit
3 11 (20.00%) Ant
3 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (20.00%) Maven
3 11 (20.00%) Toad
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (16.36%) Artifactory
5 9 (16.36%) ClearQuest
5 9 (16.36%) JIRA
6 5 (9.09%) Subversion
7 3 (5.45%) PVCS
7 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (27.27%) Back Office
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 9 (16.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Architect
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) HTML
2 35 (63.64%) Web Services
3 33 (60.00%) CSS
3 33 (60.00%) JSP
4 20 (36.36%) JMS
5 18 (32.73%) J2EE
6 16 (29.09%) Spring
7 15 (27.27%) Java EE
7 15 (27.27%) Servlets
8 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
9 11 (20.00%) Struts
10 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 9 (16.36%) Apache CXF
12 8 (14.55%) SOAP
13 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
14 6 (10.91%) REST
15 5 (9.09%) jQuery
15 5 (9.09%) JSON
15 5 (9.09%) Middleware
16 4 (7.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Unix
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) OO
2 21 (38.18%) TDD
3 18 (32.73%) Web Development
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
5 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.18%) UML
6 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (16.36%) ITSM
6 9 (16.36%) OOP
6 9 (16.36%) Service Management
7 8 (14.55%) SDLC
8 6 (10.91%) MVC
8 6 (10.91%) Workflow
9 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.27%) Data Management
10 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Migration
11 3 (5.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) VB
5 13 (23.64%) PL/SQL
6 11 (20.00%) C++
7 10 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (10.91%) OCPJP
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) Sun Certification
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) MCAD
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) MCSD
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) IBM
3 15 (27.27%) Misys
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) BEA
5 4 (7.27%) Pega
5 4 (7.27%) Sybase
5 4 (7.27%) Vitria
6 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.82%) CODA
7 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.82%) webMethods
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