The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 16 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 6 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.50% 11.02% 10.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.35% 30.95% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
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
31 42 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.44% 35.59% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 48
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Lichfield - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 9 (52.94%) Ajax
6 8 (47.06%) CSS
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (35.29%) XHTML
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) SOA
8 5 (29.41%) VB
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (17.65%) XSLT
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
10 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (17.65%) JSON
10 3 (17.65%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Xcode
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) Ajax
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) XHTML
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (17.65%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (11.76%) JSF
10 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.88%) JSP
10 1 (5.88%) SOAP
10 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) WURFL
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 5 (29.41%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VB6
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
2 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
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