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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 20 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.35% 3.08% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.61% 14.55% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
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£413 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £511 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
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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
102 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 32.38% 21.15% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 21
Average daily rate £375 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £209 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
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 November 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 17 (54.84%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) IBM
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
6 8 (25.81%) SOA
6 8 (25.81%) webMethods
7 7 (22.58%) Middleware
7 7 (22.58%) XSD
8 6 (19.35%) XSLT
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) AIX
8 6 (19.35%) Software AG
8 6 (19.35%) Automotive
8 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (16.13%) HP
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
9 5 (16.13%) EAI
9 5 (16.13%) HTTP
9 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) SAP
10 4 (12.90%) J2EE
10 4 (12.90%) C#
10 4 (12.90%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (19.35%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Designer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Manager
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) SOA Designer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) XSD
2 7 (22.58%) Middleware
3 6 (19.35%) XSLT
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
5 4 (12.90%) J2EE
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.45%) Spring.NET
7 2 (6.45%) WPF
7 2 (6.45%) Itk
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.23%) EJB
8 1 (3.23%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) JSP
8 1 (3.23%) Servlets
8 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) AIX
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) SOA
2 5 (16.13%) EAI
2 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) Use Case
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) HL7
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
1 13 (41.94%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) webMethods
3 6 (19.35%) Software AG
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Motorola
5 2 (6.45%) Google