The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 56 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 86 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.14% 3.20% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 14.24% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 65
Median daily rate £373 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £384 £369
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
XML
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
726 576 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.50% 22.51% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 355 347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +0.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire +12 26 £450 +28.57% 2
Birmingham -2 21 £341 -25.20% 7
Solihull +10 14 £325 - 3
Coventry -17 12 £406 +18.18% 2
Staffordshire -2 7 £308 -5.38% 5
Warwickshire -6 3 £338 -32.50% 1
Kingswinford +1 1 £310 -17.33%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 128 (60.66%) SQL
2 114 (54.03%) Java
3 112 (53.08%) HTML
4 108 (51.18%) CSS
5 104 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (36.49%) Web Services
7 74 (35.07%) MVC
8 73 (34.60%) JavaScript
9 71 (33.65%) SOAP
10 70 (33.18%) .NET
11 67 (31.75%) SQL Server
12 66 (31.28%) C#
13 59 (27.96%) Oracle
14 57 (27.01%) JSON
15 56 (26.54%) Microsoft
16 49 (23.22%) JSP
17 47 (22.27%) Java EE
17 47 (22.27%) REST
18 45 (21.33%) WebLogic
19 43 (20.38%) Scrum
19 43 (20.38%) Spring
20 40 (18.96%) Unix
21 38 (18.01%) jQuery
22 35 (16.59%) WCF
23 34 (16.11%) Hibernate
23 34 (16.11%) TDD
24 33 (15.64%) Software Engineering
25 32 (15.17%) Visual Studio
25 32 (15.17%) Web Development
26 31 (14.69%) IBM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 45 (21.33%) WebLogic
2 29 (13.74%) Tomcat
3 28 (13.27%) JBoss
4 23 (10.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 23 (10.90%) WebSphere
5 19 (9.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (8.06%) SharePoint
7 11 (5.21%) NServiceBus
8 9 (4.27%) Apache
8 9 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.84%) Confluence
10 4 (1.90%) CMS
10 4 (1.90%) Documentum
10 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.95%) IIS
12 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.27%) MS Office
3 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.47%) GIMP
6 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.42%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.95%) assyst
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.90%) Google App Engine
4 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.42%) Office 365
6 2 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.95%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Google Play
7 1 (0.47%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.21%) Broadband
2 2 (0.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) LDAP
2 2 (0.95%) OSPF
2 2 (0.95%) SNMP
2 2 (0.95%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.43%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.00%) DB2
4 11 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.27%) MySQL
6 6 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.84%) HBase
6 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.42%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (15.17%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.00%) Log4j
3 18 (8.53%) Selenium
3 18 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (7.58%) Eclipse
4 16 (7.58%) JIRA
5 14 (6.64%) Subversion
6 13 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.16%) JUnit
7 11 (5.21%) IntelliJ
7 11 (5.21%) Moq
7 11 (5.21%) NUnit
7 11 (5.21%) Toad
8 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.32%) PVCS
10 5 (2.37%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.37%) Maven
10 5 (2.37%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.90%) Ant
12 3 (1.42%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (10.43%) Finance
2 20 (9.48%) Back Office
3 12 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.79%) Banking
5 7 (3.32%) Retail
6 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) Automotive
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 126 (59.72%) Developer
2 38 (18.01%) .NET Developer
3 37 (17.54%) Java Developer
4 26 (12.32%) Analyst
5 23 (10.90%) Software Engineer
6 19 (9.00%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.06%) Consultant
7 17 (8.06%) Test Analyst
8 16 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.64%) Scala Developer
10 13 (6.16%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.69%) Administrator
11 12 (5.69%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.69%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (4.74%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (4.74%) Scala Software Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) Java Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (53.08%) HTML
2 108 (51.18%) CSS
3 77 (36.49%) Web Services
4 71 (33.65%) SOAP
5 70 (33.18%) .NET
6 57 (27.01%) JSON
7 49 (23.22%) JSP
8 47 (22.27%) Java EE
8 47 (22.27%) REST
9 43 (20.38%) Spring
10 38 (18.01%) jQuery
11 35 (16.59%) WCF
12 34 (16.11%) Hibernate
13 29 (13.74%) .NET Framework
14 28 (13.27%) HTML5
14 28 (13.27%) RESTful
15 27 (12.80%) ASP.NET
16 26 (12.32%) Servlets
17 24 (11.37%) J2EE
17 24 (11.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.84%) User Experience
3 5 (2.37%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.42%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.42%) Statistics
5 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.47%) CMDB
6 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.47%) IVR
6 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.96%) Unix
2 28 (13.27%) Windows
3 13 (6.16%) Linux
4 5 (2.37%) AIX
5 4 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.42%) Debian
6 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.07%) MVC
3 43 (20.38%) Scrum
4 34 (16.11%) TDD
5 33 (15.64%) Software Engineering
6 32 (15.17%) Web Development
7 30 (14.22%) OO
8 21 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.00%) OOD
10 18 (8.53%) Open Source
11 17 (8.06%) Test Scripting
12 16 (7.58%) DevOps
12 16 (7.58%) Microservices
13 15 (7.11%) SOLID
14 14 (6.64%) Test Strategy
15 13 (6.16%) ETL
16 12 (5.69%) Configuration Management
16 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (5.21%) Problem Management
17 11 (5.21%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 128 (60.66%) SQL
2 114 (54.03%) Java
3 73 (34.60%) JavaScript
4 66 (31.28%) C#
5 18 (8.53%) PowerShell
5 18 (8.53%) Scala
6 9 (4.27%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.37%) XAML
9 4 (1.90%) COBOL
9 4 (1.90%) PHP
10 3 (1.42%) ABAP
10 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.42%) VB
10 3 (1.42%) XPath
11 2 (0.95%) C++
11 2 (0.95%) Python
11 2 (0.95%) R
11 2 (0.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) ISEB
4 11 (5.21%) Degree
4 11 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.74%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.37%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.95%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (7.11%) Docker
2 6 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (27.96%) Oracle
2 56 (26.54%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.69%) IBM
3 31 (14.69%) webMethods
4 23 (10.90%) Adobe
5 19 (9.00%) Misys
6 9 (4.27%) SAP
7 7 (3.32%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.84%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.84%) Pega
9 5 (2.37%) Canon
9 5 (2.37%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.37%) Google
9 5 (2.37%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.90%) Sun
11 3 (1.42%) Informatica
12 2 (0.95%) Cisco
12 2 (0.95%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.95%) Remedy
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