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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 31 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.17% 3.76% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.44% 15.15% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -6.66%
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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 99 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 26.63% 24.81% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £319 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (45.83%) XML Messaging
5 20 (41.67%) Integration Testing
6 19 (39.58%) Waterfall
7 17 (35.42%) .NET
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
8 16 (33.33%) HTML
8 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 16 (33.33%) ISEB
8 16 (33.33%) V-Model
8 16 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 15 (31.25%) VB.NET
10 14 (29.17%) Finance
11 12 (25.00%) C#
11 12 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (22.92%) Oracle
13 10 (20.83%) XSLT
13 10 (20.83%) MVC
13 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
13 10 (20.83%) jQuery
14 9 (18.75%) Migration
14 9 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
15 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
16 7 (14.58%) Web Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 23 (47.92%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) AquaLogic
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SMTP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Integration Test Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Integration Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) EDI Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Tester
8 4 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Tester
8 4 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) XML Messaging
2 17 (35.42%) .NET
3 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (33.33%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) Web Services
5 10 (20.83%) XSLT
5 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.83%) jQuery
6 7 (14.58%) Ajax
7 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 5 (10.42%) EDI
8 5 (10.42%) EDIFACT
9 4 (8.33%) CSS
9 4 (8.33%) SOAP
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (6.25%) WCF
10 3 (6.25%) Java EE
11 2 (4.17%) Middleware
11 2 (4.17%) WinForms
11 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) NHS
1 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 19 (39.58%) Waterfall
4 16 (33.33%) V-Model
4 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.83%) MVC
6 9 (18.75%) Migration
7 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 7 (14.58%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) Web Development
8 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.42%) Data Transformation
10 3 (6.25%) EAI
10 3 (6.25%) SOA
11 2 (4.17%) UML
11 2 (4.17%) SSADM
11 2 (4.17%) RUP
11 2 (4.17%) DSDM
11 2 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) VB.NET
3 12 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) VB
6 6 (12.50%) VB6
7 5 (10.42%) VBScript
8 4 (8.33%) Java
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) VC++
9 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISEB
1 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) DevExpress
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