The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 17 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.47% 4.15% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 13.11% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £405 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £541 £330
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 £31.90 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +3.89%
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.90% 31.61% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 31
Median daily rate £300 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £375
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 £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Stafford - 3 £405 -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) DevExpress
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Lua
4 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) NSubstitute
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) XML-RPC
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Lua
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) DevExpress
2 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks