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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.79% 2.06% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 9.59% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.75% 21.53% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 13
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £197 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 18 (54.55%) Oracle
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
5 12 (36.36%) XSLT
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
5 12 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) NHS
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
9 6 (18.18%) Web Development
9 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.18%) Ajax
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
9 6 (18.18%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) EAI
9 6 (18.18%) SOA
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) SOAP
10 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
10 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
2 3 (9.09%) AquaLogic
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Architect
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Architect
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) XSLT
4 6 (18.18%) Ajax
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.18%) SOAP
4 6 (18.18%) jQuery
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (15.15%) Java EE
6 4 (12.12%) Middleware
6 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
6 4 (12.12%) Itk
7 3 (9.09%) XML Messaging
7 3 (9.09%) WSDL
8 2 (6.06%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) XSD
9 1 (3.03%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) NHS
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) MVC
2 6 (18.18%) EAI
2 6 (18.18%) Web Development
2 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) UML
4 4 (12.12%) RUP
4 4 (12.12%) DSDM
5 3 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) SSADM
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) VB
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) VB6
7 2 (6.06%) VBScript
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) COBOL
8 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) webMethods
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO