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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 17 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing XML 13 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.13% 4.37% 8.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.07% 13.49% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £416 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +1.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +21.93%

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
54 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.75% 32.39% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 41
Median daily rate £475 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
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 22 February 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 +27 12 £500 +20.33% 5
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Oracle
4 21 (56.76%) Unix
5 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (40.54%) webMethods
7 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
8 11 (29.73%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
9 10 (27.03%) JSON
9 10 (27.03%) SOAP
10 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
10 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
11 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
12 7 (18.92%) EDIFACT
12 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (18.92%) SDLC
12 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
12 7 (18.92%) Coaching
13 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
13 6 (16.22%) Pega
13 6 (16.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
13 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint

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 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.51%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) Documentum
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.70%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) assyst
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (8.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.70%) Exstream
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) OSPF
1 3 (8.11%) SNMP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.51%) HBase
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Toad
3 4 (10.81%) PVCS
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.41%) Sahi
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.41%) WATIR
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Gatling
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (10.81%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Messaging Developer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Mainframe Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) JSON
1 10 (27.03%) SOAP
2 7 (18.92%) EDIFACT
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) XSLT
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) J2EE
5 4 (10.81%) Middleware
6 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) Java EE
6 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (8.11%) Polymer
6 3 (8.11%) React
7 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (5.41%) iXBRL
7 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Unix
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) AIX
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Debian
4 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Coaching
6 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
6 7 (18.92%) SDLC
7 6 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Microservices
8 5 (13.51%) OO
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) API Design
9 4 (10.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) ABAP
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.41%) COBOL
6 2 (5.41%) R
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Prolog
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) webMethods
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.22%) Pega
5 5 (13.51%) Cloudera
6 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 4 (10.81%) WSO2
7 3 (8.11%) Aruba
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.11%) Remedy
7 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.41%) Adobe
8 2 (5.41%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) Informatica
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
9 1 (2.70%) BMC
9 1 (2.70%) CA
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