The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 18 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 2 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.54% 1.18% 12.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 13.33% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £381 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
XML
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.08% 8.82% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 18
Median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Misys
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Misys
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Talend