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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 24 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.23% 3.07% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.51% 7.25% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £473 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +16.66%
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 £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
37 69 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.52% 42.33% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) XML-RPC
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Lua
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) NSubstitute
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) Lumira
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Lumira
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
1 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) NSubstitute
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) XML Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) XML-RPC
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) Ninject
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Lua
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP