The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 32 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.96% 1.43% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.36% 6.45% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £256
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
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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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 23.99% 22.14% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 51
Average daily rate £325 £250 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -50.43%
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 Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Coventry region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Coventry region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) CMS
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 3 (15.00%) Automotive
6 3 (15.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) LINQ
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) XSD
7 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Integration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) LINQ
5 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) OSGi
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) J2SE
6 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) OOP
1 2 (10.00%) OO
1 2 (10.00%) OOD
1 2 (10.00%) SOA
1 2 (10.00%) MVC
1 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (10.00%) Use Case
1 2 (10.00%) Migration
1 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.00%) Content Management
1 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) UML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Development
2 1 (5.00%) TDD
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Ektron
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods