The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 26.67% 4.00% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £421 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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 Herefordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 53.33% 8.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £421 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford - 1 £425 -
Ross-on-Wye - 1 £416 -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Security Auditing
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Military
5 1 (16.67%) MCTS
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MCAD
5 1 (16.67%) MCSD
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Security Auditing
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCAD
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSD
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft