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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 18 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.98% 2.11% 10.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 4.69% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £338 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +23.57%

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
55 64 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.25% 45.07% 52.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 50
Median daily rate £285 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 6 £338 - 1
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Web Development
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (35.71%) SOA
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) Selenium
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) React
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Canon

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) React
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) JSF
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) e-Learning
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) SOLID
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
8 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Canon