The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 9 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.06% 2.44% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.84% 13.04% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£425 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% +1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.99% 18.70% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
Average daily rate £418 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Telford +11 17 £425 +51.78% 1
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 20 (60.61%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) MongoDB
5 12 (36.36%) Open Source
5 12 (36.36%) HTML5
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) JSON
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 10 (30.30%) UNIX
8 9 (27.27%) CSS
8 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 8 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (24.24%) Ruby
9 8 (24.24%) MySQL
9 8 (24.24%) XSD
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
9 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) Firewall
9 8 (24.24%) CGI
9 8 (24.24%) Internet
9 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.21%) webMethods
10 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
10 7 (21.21%) SSL
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) Adobe
10 7 (21.21%) SUSE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
1 7 (21.21%) Confluence
1 7 (21.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) SSL
3 4 (12.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MongoDB
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (24.24%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
2 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
4 3 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) PVCS
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) DBA
4 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Designer
6 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Software Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.03%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) HTML5
3 11 (33.33%) JSON
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) XSD
5 8 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (24.24%) CGI
6 7 (21.21%) J2SE
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) REST
6 7 (21.21%) Play Framework
7 5 (15.15%) J2EE
7 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
7 5 (15.15%) Spring
8 2 (6.06%) Ajax
8 2 (6.06%) WinForms
8 2 (6.06%) XHTML
8 2 (6.06%) EJB
8 2 (6.06%) .NET
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) SUSE
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Open Source
3 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.21%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) Web Design
5 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 7 (21.21%) Microservices
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Test Management
9 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) Ruby
5 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Adobe
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.21%) webMethods
3 4 (12.12%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) IBM