The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.35% 6.74% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 34.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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
46 35 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.00% 19.66% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 35
Average daily rate £475 £475 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) XSD
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) LSMW
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Juju
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XSD
2 3 (18.75%) XSLT
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
4 1 (6.25%) CGI
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) BAPI
4 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) SAP ALE
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) Dojo
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) SUSE
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) Capita
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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