The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing XML 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%

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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.66% 15.93% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 Solihull

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Solihull region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Solihull region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) WCF
4 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
4 11 (78.57%) Broadband
4 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (78.57%) StructureMap
4 11 (78.57%) NServiceBus
5 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (78.57%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
3 12 (85.71%) WCF
4 11 (78.57%) StructureMap
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) Breeze.js
5 1 (7.14%) Durandal
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) SOLID
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft