The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 16 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.55% 4.33% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.33% 15.00% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
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£300 £265 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -7.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.27 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -20.00%
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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
75 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 21.31% 28.88% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 27
Average daily rate £325 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Rugby - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Warwick - - - -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 20 (47.62%) Web Services
2 15 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) IBM
5 10 (23.81%) .NET
5 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (19.05%) HTML
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.05%) PHP
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.05%) FTP
6 8 (19.05%) XSD
6 8 (19.05%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) JSON
7 7 (16.67%) XML Schema
7 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 7 (16.67%) CSS
7 7 (16.67%) C#
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 6 (14.29%) REST
8 6 (14.29%) HTTP
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) Automotive
9 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (11.90%) Ajax
9 5 (11.90%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 15 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) FTP
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) SSDT
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
2 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Hudson
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (2.38%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (19.05%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) XSD
4 7 (16.67%) CSS
4 7 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 7 (16.67%) JSON
5 6 (14.29%) REST
6 5 (11.90%) Ajax
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (11.90%) SOAP
6 5 (11.90%) DHTML
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.52%) Middleware
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) JPA
8 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.14%) JAXB
8 3 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.76%) PACS
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
2 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.14%) Web Development
3 3 (7.14%) TDD
3 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (4.76%) Workflow Management
4 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (4.76%) OO
4 2 (4.76%) CRM
4 2 (4.76%) AOP
4 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.38%) MVVM
5 1 (2.38%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (2.38%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) PHP
4 7 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) VBScript
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) HL7
1 2 (4.76%) DICOM
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) IBM
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Motorola