The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 14 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 20 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.87% 3.80% 10.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.90% 16.67% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Median daily rate £451 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +25.47%

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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 72 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.07% 22.78% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 30
Median daily rate £450 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 Shropshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +20 17 £451 -9.80% 2
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 30 (71.43%) Java
3 28 (66.67%) Oracle
4 25 (59.52%) Unix
4 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (45.24%) Windows
6 18 (42.86%) webMethods
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
10 11 (26.19%) JSON
11 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
11 10 (23.81%) TDD
11 10 (23.81%) Finance
11 10 (23.81%) CSS
12 9 (21.43%) ISEB
12 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
12 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
12 9 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Process Improvement
13 8 (19.05%) Toad
13 8 (19.05%) SOAP
14 7 (16.67%) OO
14 7 (16.67%) HTML
14 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 7 (16.67%) EDIFACT
15 6 (14.29%) JIRA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
2 6 (14.29%) Confluence
3 4 (9.52%) Documentum
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) assyst
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (7.14%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) OSPF
1 3 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) HBase
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Toad
2 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) PVCS
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) Gatling
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.38%) Sahi
6 1 (2.38%) WATIR
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Mainframe Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Developer
6 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) JSON
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 8 (19.05%) SOAP
4 7 (16.67%) EDIFACT
4 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) J2EE
6 5 (11.90%) .NET
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (9.52%) PhoneGap
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) WinForms
7 4 (9.52%) XSLT
8 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.14%) Play Framework
8 3 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Unix
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) AIX
4 3 (7.14%) Debian
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 8 (19.05%) Process Improvement
6 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) Coaching
8 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
10 4 (9.52%) MVC
11 3 (7.14%) API Design
11 3 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 30 (71.43%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) COBOL
6 3 (7.14%) ABAP
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) R
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Prolog
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
1 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 9 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Oracle
2 18 (42.86%) webMethods
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) Pega
5 5 (11.90%) Cloudera
5 5 (11.90%) SAP
6 4 (9.52%) Xamarin
7 3 (7.14%) Aruba
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.14%) WSO2
8 2 (4.76%) Informatica
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) BMC
9 1 (2.38%) CA
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) IBM