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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.54% 7.24% 5.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 18.33% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £304 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
56 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.78% 39.47% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 26
Median daily rate £319 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
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 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 28 September 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
Rugeley - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £304 - 3
Stafford - 1 - -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) e-Learning
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Canon
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Lumira
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.67%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) NSubstitute
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) XML Tester
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 2 (13.33%) XML-RPC
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
7 1 (6.67%) WinForms
7 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Lua
5 2 (13.33%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) ABAP
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Canon
3 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.67%) Genesys
4 1 (6.67%) KANA
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP