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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 20 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 16 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.92% 3.57% 7.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.28% 13.51% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
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£495 £256 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.17% -54.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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
83 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 41.09% 26.43% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 18
Average daily rate £400 £263 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -52.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
Telford +1 12 £495 +93.17% 1
Ludlow - - - -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
5 11 (35.48%) Open Source
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) MySQL
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) CGI
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (25.81%) Firewall
7 8 (25.81%) Internet
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
8 7 (22.58%) SUSE
8 7 (22.58%) SSL
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) XSD
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (22.58%) JSON
8 7 (22.58%) Analytics
9 6 (19.35%) Confluence
9 6 (19.35%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
1 8 (25.81%) Internet
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) IntelliJ
2 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) MSI
3 1 (3.23%) Toad
3 1 (3.23%) WiX
3 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) DBA
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Testing Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
1 8 (25.81%) CGI
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (22.58%) JSON
2 7 (22.58%) XSD
3 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) Play Framework
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
7 2 (6.45%) REST
7 2 (6.45%) XHTML
7 2 (6.45%) WinForms
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) Java EE
8 1 (3.23%) WCF
8 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) SUSE
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) Analytics
3 6 (19.35%) Web Design
3 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
3 6 (19.35%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (19.35%) Adobe
5 5 (16.13%) webMethods
6 4 (12.90%) Informatica