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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 36 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 130 99 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.33% 4.18% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.13% 17.90% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 46
Median daily rate £415 £300 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -16.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.23 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -10.00%
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
759 553 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 23.37% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 344 343
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Birmingham +20 41 £413 +23.13% 9
Shropshire -14 31 £415 +1.21% 1
Coventry -3 13 £400 +33.33% 5
Warwickshire -15 10 £307 -5.69% 1
Worcestershire -1 8 £320 +13.77% 3
Staffordshire -1 7 £449 +25.52% 10
Solihull - 4 £390 -
Walsall 0 3 £545 -0.90% 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 116 (55.50%) SQL
2 110 (52.63%) Java
3 101 (48.33%) HTML
4 81 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (38.28%) CSS
6 75 (35.89%) Oracle
7 71 (33.97%) WebLogic
7 71 (33.97%) Web Services
8 68 (32.54%) SQL Server
9 57 (27.27%) Unix
10 54 (25.84%) Spring
11 53 (25.36%) J2EE
12 52 (24.88%) C#
13 51 (24.40%) JavaScript
13 51 (24.40%) JSON
14 43 (20.57%) JSP
15 42 (20.10%) REST
16 41 (19.62%) .NET
16 41 (19.62%) Windows
16 41 (19.62%) Linux
16 41 (19.62%) SOAP
17 40 (19.14%) Hibernate
18 39 (18.66%) Open Source
19 37 (17.70%) MongoDB
20 36 (17.22%) JBoss
20 36 (17.22%) JUnit
21 35 (16.75%) Eclipse
21 35 (16.75%) Play Framework
22 33 (15.79%) DevOps
22 33 (15.79%) Scala

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 71 (33.97%) WebLogic
2 36 (17.22%) JBoss
3 27 (12.92%) WebLogic Portal
3 27 (12.92%) WebSphere
4 26 (12.44%) Tomcat
5 18 (8.61%) Apache
6 15 (7.18%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.74%) IIS
8 9 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.87%) Confluence
9 6 (2.87%) PowerExchange
10 5 (2.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.96%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.96%) WildFly
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.48%) Mule
12 1 (0.48%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.74%) MS Office
3 10 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.39%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.96%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.96%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.96%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.96%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.96%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.48%) GIMP
7 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.96%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) HFM
3 1 (0.48%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.31%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) SSL
2 9 (4.31%) HTTP
2 9 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.39%) Network Security
4 4 (1.91%) Intranet
5 3 (1.44%) DNS
5 3 (1.44%) Internet
5 3 (1.44%) LAN
5 3 (1.44%) SMTP
5 3 (1.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) SAN
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.70%) MongoDB
3 25 (11.96%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (11.48%) Oracle Database
5 23 (11.00%) DB2
6 21 (10.05%) RDBMS
6 21 (10.05%) Relational Database
7 16 (7.66%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (7.18%) Oracle OWB
9 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (4.78%) Hadoop
11 9 (4.31%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.87%) PowerCenter
14 5 (2.39%) Big Data
15 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.22%) JUnit
2 35 (16.75%) Eclipse
3 24 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.48%) Selenium
4 23 (11.00%) Visual Studio
5 22 (10.53%) JIRA
6 20 (9.57%) Git (software)
7 18 (8.61%) Ant
7 18 (8.61%) Toad
8 16 (7.66%) Log4j
9 15 (7.18%) IntelliJ
9 15 (7.18%) Maven
10 13 (6.22%) Artifactory
10 13 (6.22%) ClearQuest
10 13 (6.22%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (4.78%) PVCS
13 6 (2.87%) Subversion
14 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (8.13%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Back Office
3 10 (4.78%) Banking
4 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (57.42%) Developer
2 40 (19.14%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.44%) Analyst
4 24 (11.48%) .NET Developer
5 23 (11.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 23 (11.00%) Software Engineer
6 18 (8.61%) Consultant
7 16 (7.66%) Java Engineer
7 16 (7.66%) Java Software Developer
7 16 (7.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 16 (7.66%) Scala Developer
8 15 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.18%) Java Scala Developer
8 15 (7.18%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 15 (7.18%) Scala Software Engineer
8 15 (7.18%) SQL Developer
9 13 (6.22%) Architect
9 13 (6.22%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.22%) Lead Developer
9 13 (6.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (48.33%) HTML
2 80 (38.28%) CSS
3 71 (33.97%) Web Services
4 54 (25.84%) Spring
5 53 (25.36%) J2EE
6 51 (24.40%) JSON
7 43 (20.57%) JSP
8 42 (20.10%) REST
9 41 (19.62%) .NET
9 41 (19.62%) SOAP
10 40 (19.14%) Hibernate
11 35 (16.75%) Play Framework
12 29 (13.88%) J2SE
13 25 (11.96%) ASP.NET
13 25 (11.96%) Servlets
14 23 (11.00%) HTML5
14 23 (11.00%) JMS
14 23 (11.00%) XSD
15 21 (10.05%) jQuery
16 19 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.31%) Data Centre
1 9 (4.31%) N-Tier
2 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.35%) Statistics
3 6 (2.87%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.87%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.87%) Informatics
4 5 (2.39%) User Experience
5 4 (1.91%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.48%) Life Science
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.27%) Unix
2 41 (19.62%) Linux
2 41 (19.62%) Windows
3 9 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.39%) Debian
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) SUSE
8 2 (0.96%) Android
8 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.96%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.66%) Open Source
3 33 (15.79%) DevOps
4 32 (15.31%) OO
4 32 (15.31%) Web Development
5 31 (14.83%) Migration
6 30 (14.35%) Software Engineering
7 29 (13.88%) Microservices
8 27 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (12.44%) TDD
10 23 (11.00%) ETL
11 22 (10.53%) MVC
12 21 (10.05%) Data Modelling
12 21 (10.05%) Workflow
13 19 (9.09%) Scrum
13 19 (9.09%) Service Management
14 17 (8.13%) ITIL
14 17 (8.13%) SOA
14 17 (8.13%) UML
15 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 116 (55.50%) SQL
2 110 (52.63%) Java
3 52 (24.88%) C#
4 51 (24.40%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.79%) Scala
6 26 (12.44%) PL/SQL
7 21 (10.05%) VB
8 17 (8.13%) T-SQL
9 16 (7.66%) C++
10 11 (5.26%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.83%) Haskell
12 8 (3.83%) VBScript
13 7 (3.35%) Perl
14 5 (2.39%) COBOL
14 5 (2.39%) XAML
15 4 (1.91%) C
16 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.96%) Lua
17 2 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.31%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (3.83%) OCPJP
4 8 (3.83%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.35%) Degree
6 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.39%) ISEB
7 4 (1.91%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.91%) MCAD
7 4 (1.91%) MCITP
7 4 (1.91%) MCSD
7 4 (1.91%) MCTS
7 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 12 (5.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (12.44%) Docker
2 15 (7.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (15.31%) Puppet
2 4 (1.91%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.48%) Grafana
4 1 (0.48%) Kibana
4 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) Simpana
4 1 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (35.89%) Oracle
2 31 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.83%) webMethods
3 24 (11.48%) IBM
4 17 (8.13%) Adobe
5 16 (7.66%) Misys
6 11 (5.26%) Google
7 10 (4.78%) Pega
8 8 (3.83%) Informatica
9 7 (3.35%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.35%) Sybase
9 7 (3.35%) VMware
10 6 (2.87%) BEA
10 6 (2.87%) Vitria
11 5 (2.39%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.39%) HP
11 5 (2.39%) SAP
12 4 (1.91%) Micro Focus
13 3 (1.44%) Citrix
13 3 (1.44%) ServiceNow
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