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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 26 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 35 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.97% 8.82% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.52% 26.32% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 2
Median daily rate £415 £495 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +54.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £376
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 £33.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +0.94%
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
132 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.61% 33.53% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 8
Median daily rate £488 £400 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -12 33 £415 -16.16% 1
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) Java
3 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 31 (58.49%) Unix
4 26 (49.06%) JSON
4 26 (49.06%) Open Source
4 26 (49.06%) MongoDB
4 26 (49.06%) Play Framework
5 25 (47.17%) Puppet
6 24 (45.28%) DevOps
6 24 (45.28%) Scala
6 24 (45.28%) WebLogic
7 21 (39.62%) J2EE
7 21 (39.62%) J2SE
7 21 (39.62%) webMethods
7 21 (39.62%) Spring
7 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
8 20 (37.74%) Microservices
9 18 (33.96%) Docker
9 18 (33.96%) CSS
10 16 (30.19%) Linux
10 16 (30.19%) HTML
10 16 (30.19%) Selenium
11 15 (28.30%) REST
11 15 (28.30%) Oracle
11 15 (28.30%) SOAP
12 14 (26.42%) JUnit
12 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
12 14 (26.42%) HTML5
13 13 (24.53%) Hibernate

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 24 (45.28%) WebLogic
2 13 (24.53%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) JBoss
4 7 (13.21%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (9.43%) Confluence
6 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.89%) nginx
8 1 (1.89%) Node.js
8 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.09%) HTTP
2 8 (15.09%) SSL
3 5 (9.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.87%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (13.21%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Selenium
2 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) JUnit
3 11 (20.75%) IntelliJ
4 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
4 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
5 7 (13.21%) JIRA
6 6 (11.32%) PVCS
7 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) Gatling
7 2 (3.77%) Toad
8 1 (1.89%) Ant
8 1 (1.89%) Grunt
8 1 (1.89%) gulp
8 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.89%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) Software Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Digital Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Java Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Scala Developer
6 8 (15.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Scala Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Lead Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Lead Software Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) JSON
1 26 (49.06%) Play Framework
2 21 (39.62%) J2EE
2 21 (39.62%) J2SE
2 21 (39.62%) Spring
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 15 (28.30%) REST
5 15 (28.30%) SOAP
6 14 (26.42%) HTML5
7 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.09%) EJB
9 2 (3.77%) .NET
9 2 (3.77%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.77%) PhoneGap
9 2 (3.77%) XBRL
10 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Unix
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Open Source
3 24 (45.28%) DevOps
4 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
5 20 (37.74%) Microservices
6 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
7 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.32%) Analytics
10 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity
10 5 (9.43%) Data Analytics
10 5 (9.43%) Scrum
10 5 (9.43%) Service Management
10 5 (9.43%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.55%) Release Management
12 3 (5.66%) TDD
13 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) Java
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) Scala
4 10 (18.87%) C#
5 8 (15.09%) Haskell
6 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Grafana
2 1 (1.89%) Kibana
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) webMethods
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) Adobe
4 6 (11.32%) Google
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.43%) Pega
6 3 (5.66%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Informatica