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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 37 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.14% 10.60% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.14% 23.88% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate £416 £355 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% +42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
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
99 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.29% 44.37% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 16
Average daily rate £400 £360 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 11 £416 +1.90%
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
5 7 (30.43%) PVCS
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) webMethods
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) Statistics
7 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
7 5 (21.74%) Pega
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Puppet
8 4 (17.39%) HTML5
8 4 (17.39%) Scala
8 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
8 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) JSON
8 4 (17.39%) Spring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) PVCS
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Toad
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Pentaho Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) CSS
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) J2SE
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
2 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (13.04%) EJB
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Microservices
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) webMethods
3 5 (21.74%) Pega
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe
4 3 (13.04%) Xamarin