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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 26 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 31 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.59% 12.80% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.80% 55.17% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
Median daily rate £415 £438 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £415 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
125 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.63% 23.20% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 8 6
Median daily rate £440 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 30 £415 -5.14% 2
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (80.33%) Java
3 37 (60.66%) JSON
3 37 (60.66%) MongoDB
3 37 (60.66%) Play Framework
4 36 (59.02%) SQL
4 36 (59.02%) Unix
5 35 (57.38%) Open Source
6 34 (55.74%) DevOps
6 34 (55.74%) Scala
7 33 (54.10%) Puppet
8 30 (49.18%) Microservices
8 30 (49.18%) WebLogic
9 28 (45.90%) J2EE
9 28 (45.90%) webMethods
9 28 (45.90%) Spring
10 27 (44.26%) Software Engineering
10 27 (44.26%) J2SE
10 27 (44.26%) Docker
11 22 (36.07%) CSS
11 22 (36.07%) Selenium
12 21 (34.43%) SOAP
12 21 (34.43%) Linux
12 21 (34.43%) REST
13 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
14 18 (29.51%) HTML
15 15 (24.59%) HTML5
15 15 (24.59%) JUnit
15 15 (24.59%) IntelliJ
15 15 (24.59%) Adobe

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 30 (49.18%) WebLogic
2 13 (21.31%) Apache
3 12 (19.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (14.75%) JBoss
5 5 (8.20%) Confluence
6 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Documentum
7 1 (1.64%) nginx
7 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (19.67%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (16.39%) Google App Engine
2 10 (16.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) HTTP
2 8 (13.11%) SSL
3 5 (8.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.75%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.11%) Pentaho
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) HBase
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Selenium
2 15 (24.59%) IntelliJ
2 15 (24.59%) JUnit
3 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.75%) Eclipse
5 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.20%) JIRA
6 5 (8.20%) PVCS
7 4 (6.56%) Toad
8 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.28%) Gatling
9 1 (1.64%) Ant
9 1 (1.64%) Grunt
9 1 (1.64%) gulp
9 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.64%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 22 (36.07%) Software Engineer
3 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
4 18 (29.51%) Scala Developer
5 15 (24.59%) Analyst
5 15 (24.59%) Scala Software Engineer
6 14 (22.95%) Java Engineer
6 14 (22.95%) Java Software Developer
6 14 (22.95%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (21.31%) Java Scala Developer
7 13 (21.31%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 12 (19.67%) Lead Developer
8 12 (19.67%) Lead DevOps
8 12 (19.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 12 (19.67%) Lead Software Developer
8 12 (19.67%) Lead Software Engineer
9 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
10 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) JSON
1 37 (60.66%) Play Framework
2 28 (45.90%) J2EE
2 28 (45.90%) Spring
3 27 (44.26%) J2SE
4 22 (36.07%) CSS
5 21 (34.43%) REST
5 21 (34.43%) SOAP
6 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
7 18 (29.51%) HTML
8 15 (24.59%) HTML5
9 9 (14.75%) EJB
10 3 (4.92%) .NET
10 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.92%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (4.92%) PhoneGap
10 3 (4.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Unix
2 21 (34.43%) Linux
3 14 (22.95%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) Open Source
3 34 (55.74%) DevOps
4 30 (49.18%) Microservices
5 27 (44.26%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
6 9 (14.75%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Analytics
8 6 (9.84%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.20%) Data Analytics
9 5 (8.20%) Service Management
10 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.56%) Release Management
10 4 (6.56%) TDD
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.56%) Trend Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (80.33%) Java
2 36 (59.02%) SQL
3 34 (55.74%) Scala
4 10 (16.39%) C#
5 7 (11.48%) Haskell
6 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ISEB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 27 (44.26%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (54.10%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.64%) Grafana
3 1 (1.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) webMethods
2 15 (24.59%) Adobe
3 14 (22.95%) Oracle
4 11 (18.03%) Google
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) Pega
7 3 (4.92%) Xamarin
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
9 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.64%) HP
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