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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 18 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 27 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.39% 4.63% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.13% 17.39% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £330 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £350 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £383 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.10%
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
96 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.81% 26.64% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 19
Median daily rate £450 £310 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +3 23 £450 +28.57% 2
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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%) Java
2 38 (71.70%) SQL
3 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (60.38%) Unix
5 30 (56.60%) Oracle
6 26 (49.06%) webMethods
7 24 (45.28%) Windows
8 20 (37.74%) WebLogic
9 18 (33.96%) Scrum
9 18 (33.96%) JSON
10 15 (28.30%) CSS
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
11 14 (26.42%) Test Strategy
11 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 12 (22.64%) J2EE
12 12 (22.64%) SOAP
12 12 (22.64%) Play Framework
12 12 (22.64%) DevOps
12 12 (22.64%) Scala
13 11 (20.75%) Open Source
13 11 (20.75%) HTML
13 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
13 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
14 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
14 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
14 10 (18.87%) ISEB
14 10 (18.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (18.87%) Process Improvement
14 10 (18.87%) Microservices

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 20 (37.74%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.32%) Confluence
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) Documentum
4 4 (7.55%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) assyst
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (5.66%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.55%) Google App Engine
2 4 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) OSPF
1 3 (5.66%) SNMP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.32%) HBase
3 6 (11.32%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Toad
2 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
2 8 (15.09%) Selenium
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) PVCS
4 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.77%) Gatling
6 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Scala Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Scala Software Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Test Manager
9 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Lead Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) JSON
2 15 (28.30%) CSS
3 12 (22.64%) J2EE
3 12 (22.64%) Play Framework
3 12 (22.64%) SOAP
4 11 (20.75%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) Spring
6 7 (13.21%) EDIFACT
6 7 (13.21%) REST
7 6 (11.32%) .NET
7 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.32%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.32%) J2SE
7 6 (11.32%) PhoneGap
7 6 (11.32%) WinForms
8 5 (9.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.77%) Statistics
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Unix
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) AIX
5 3 (5.66%) Debian
5 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 14 (26.42%) Test Strategy
4 12 (22.64%) DevOps
5 11 (20.75%) Open Source
5 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
5 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
6 10 (18.87%) Microservices
6 10 (18.87%) Process Improvement
6 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
7 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
7 9 (16.98%) OO
7 9 (16.98%) TDD
8 8 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.32%) Mobile Development
9 6 (11.32%) MVC
10 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 38 (71.70%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.64%) Scala
5 6 (11.32%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) COBOL
7 3 (5.66%) ABAP
7 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) R
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISEB
1 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
1 10 (18.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) HDFS
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Oracle
2 26 (49.06%) webMethods
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Cloudera
4 6 (11.32%) Pega
4 6 (11.32%) Xamarin
5 5 (9.43%) SAP
6 4 (7.55%) Adobe
6 4 (7.55%) Google
7 3 (5.66%) Aruba
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.66%) Informatica
7 3 (5.66%) Remedy
7 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.89%) BMC
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) IBM