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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / West Midlands
Rank 41 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 92 61 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.82% 2.60% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.08% 10.74% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 61
Median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.99% +8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+26.19% +9.79%

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
610 568 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.32% 24.19% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 342 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +13 23 £358 -31.90% 8
Shropshire +21 21 £451 -9.80% 2
Solihull +4 11 £325 - 4
Warwickshire -1 10 £450 -10.00% 3
Coventry -10 10 £406 +35.41% 3
Staffordshire +3 6 £425 +19.71% 9
Kingswinford -1 1 £310 -17.33%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (52.13%) SQL
3 94 (50.00%) Java
4 89 (47.34%) CSS
5 86 (45.74%) HTML
6 69 (36.70%) Web Services
7 68 (36.17%) C#
8 66 (35.11%) .NET
9 63 (33.51%) JavaScript
9 63 (33.51%) MVC
10 55 (29.26%) SOAP
11 54 (28.72%) SQL Server
12 50 (26.60%) Oracle
12 50 (26.60%) Microsoft
13 49 (26.06%) JSON
14 41 (21.81%) Scrum
15 37 (19.68%) jQuery
16 36 (19.15%) WCF
17 34 (18.09%) Visual Studio
18 32 (17.02%) OO
18 32 (17.02%) REST
19 30 (15.96%) JSP
20 29 (15.43%) Unix
21 28 (14.89%) Java EE
22 26 (13.83%) .NET Framework
22 26 (13.83%) TDD
23 25 (13.30%) WebLogic
24 24 (12.77%) Spring
24 24 (12.77%) Software Engineering
25 23 (12.23%) Web Development

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 25 (13.30%) WebLogic
2 20 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 15 (7.98%) JBoss
4 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.85%) NServiceBus
5 11 (5.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (5.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.19%) Confluence
9 5 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.13%) Apache
10 4 (2.13%) Documentum
11 3 (1.60%) CMS
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.06%) IIS
12 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Office
3 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) assyst
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (2.66%) GitHub
3 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.53%) Google Play
5 1 (0.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Broadband
2 3 (1.60%) OSPF
2 3 (1.60%) SNMP
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) LDAP
3 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.04%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.85%) DB2
3 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.79%) MySQL
4 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.66%) HBase
6 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.06%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (18.09%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.51%) Subversion
4 14 (7.45%) Moq
4 14 (7.45%) NUnit
5 11 (5.85%) Eclipse
5 11 (5.85%) Log4j
6 10 (5.32%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.32%) IntelliJ
6 10 (5.32%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.32%) JIRA
6 10 (5.32%) Selenium
7 8 (4.26%) Toad
8 7 (3.72%) JUnit
9 5 (2.66%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.66%) PVCS
9 5 (2.66%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.60%) gulp
10 3 (1.60%) JHipster
10 3 (1.60%) Protractor
General
1 18 (9.57%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Back Office
2 12 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.13%) Marketing
3 4 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 121 (64.36%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) .NET Developer
3 30 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.17%) Analyst
5 16 (8.51%) Test Analyst
6 15 (7.98%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.98%) Software Engineer
7 13 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Scala Developer
8 12 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.32%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) Consultant
10 9 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Programmer
11 8 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.72%) Administrator
12 7 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.72%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (47.34%) CSS
2 86 (45.74%) HTML
3 69 (36.70%) Web Services
4 66 (35.11%) .NET
5 55 (29.26%) SOAP
6 49 (26.06%) JSON
7 37 (19.68%) jQuery
8 36 (19.15%) WCF
9 32 (17.02%) REST
10 30 (15.96%) JSP
11 28 (14.89%) Java EE
12 26 (13.83%) .NET Framework
13 24 (12.77%) Spring
14 21 (11.17%) XSLT
15 20 (10.64%) HTML5
15 20 (10.64%) RESTful
16 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET
17 17 (9.04%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (9.04%) Servlets
18 16 (8.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.66%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.60%) Data Conversion
3 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.60%) User Experience
4 2 (1.06%) CMDB
4 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.53%) IVR
5 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.43%) Unix
2 20 (10.64%) Windows
3 19 (10.11%) Linux
4 5 (2.66%) AIX
5 3 (1.60%) Debian
5 3 (1.60%) SUSE
5 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.51%) MVC
3 41 (21.81%) Scrum
4 32 (17.02%) OO
5 26 (13.83%) TDD
6 24 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 23 (12.23%) OOD
7 23 (12.23%) Web Development
8 18 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.57%) Open Source
8 18 (9.57%) SOLID
9 16 (8.51%) Test Scripting
10 15 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.91%) ETL
11 13 (6.91%) Microservices
12 12 (6.38%) Test Strategy
13 11 (5.85%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.32%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (4.79%) Process Improvement
15 9 (4.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.13%) SQL
2 94 (50.00%) Java
3 68 (36.17%) C#
4 63 (33.51%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.91%) Scala
7 10 (5.32%) COBOL
8 9 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.66%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.66%) XAML
10 4 (2.13%) PHP
11 3 (1.60%) ABAP
11 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.60%) XPath
12 2 (1.06%) Perl
12 2 (1.06%) Python
12 2 (1.06%) R
12 2 (1.06%) XQuery
13 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 20 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.85%) ISEB
3 10 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.79%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.26%) Degree
6 7 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.66%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Docker
2 6 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) NFS
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.32%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (26.60%) Microsoft
1 50 (26.60%) Oracle
2 20 (10.64%) IBM
2 20 (10.64%) webMethods
3 11 (5.85%) Misys
4 10 (5.32%) Adobe
5 9 (4.79%) SAP
6 6 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.19%) Pega
7 5 (2.66%) Canon
7 5 (2.66%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.66%) Micro Focus
7 5 (2.66%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.66%) Sun
7 5 (2.66%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.60%) Aruba
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco
8 3 (1.60%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.60%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) WSO2
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