The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing XML 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.16% 20.41% 25.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 32.26% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate
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£391 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 57.89% 63.27% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 12
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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 £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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