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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 39 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 21 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.24% 2.16% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.66% 10.37% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 6
Median daily rate £358 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £408 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +21.93%

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
197 135 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.35% 20.80% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 91 76
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Web Services
3 24 (46.15%) Scrum
4 23 (44.23%) .NET
5 22 (42.31%) HTML
6 20 (38.46%) C#
7 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 18 (34.62%) CSS
8 17 (32.69%) MVC
8 17 (32.69%) Subversion
8 17 (32.69%) SOLID
9 15 (28.85%) NUnit
9 15 (28.85%) WCF
9 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
9 15 (28.85%) Java
9 15 (28.85%) OOD
9 15 (28.85%) Moq
9 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
10 14 (26.92%) REST
11 12 (23.08%) SQL
11 12 (23.08%) OO
12 10 (19.23%) SOAP
12 10 (19.23%) JSON
13 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.38%) ServiceNow
14 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
15 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.46%) Oracle
15 7 (13.46%) Microsoft

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 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.92%) Google Play
3 1 (1.92%) iTunes
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Subversion
2 15 (28.85%) Moq
2 15 (28.85%) NUnit
3 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) gulp
5 3 (5.77%) JHipster
5 3 (5.77%) Protractor
5 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) Hudson
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) Log4j
6 2 (3.85%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.92%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) PVCS
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.85%) Back Office
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.46%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (9.62%) XML Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.85%) ETL Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Integration Developer
10 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) Web Services
2 23 (44.23%) .NET
3 22 (42.31%) HTML
4 18 (34.62%) CSS
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
5 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
5 15 (28.85%) WCF
6 14 (26.92%) REST
7 10 (19.23%) JSON
7 10 (19.23%) SOAP
8 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.54%) HTML5
9 6 (11.54%) Java EE
9 6 (11.54%) jQuery
9 6 (11.54%) Node.js
9 6 (11.54%) XSLT
10 5 (9.62%) CSS3
11 4 (7.69%) JMS
11 4 (7.69%) Spring
11 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) CMDB
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) AIX
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Scrum
3 17 (32.69%) MVC
3 17 (32.69%) SOLID
4 15 (28.85%) OOD
5 12 (23.08%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.54%) Kanban
7 6 (11.54%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
9 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) XQuery
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Cognos
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) IDERA
3 2 (3.85%) Misys
3 2 (3.85%) RedGate
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) Kony
4 1 (1.92%) webMethods
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.92%) Zend