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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing XML 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.70% 1.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £440 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 17.57% 10.67% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 12
Median daily rate £440 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 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 Solihull region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (75.00%) Toad

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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (75.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) PVCS
2 3 (75.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) OC4J
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle