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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 97 76 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.82% 3.22% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.19% 12.90% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 42
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£383 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
599 589 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.56% 24.95% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 326 209
Average daily rate £333 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £22.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.32% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.41 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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
Warwickshire +6 18 £313 +11.11% 11
Coventry +13 14 £338 -8.78% 3
Shropshire +6 14 £498 +55.46%
Birmingham -17 14 £373 +6.42% 13
Staffordshire -3 8 £358 +10.00% 5
Wolverhampton +2 3 £293 -22.00%
Solihull +3 1 £400 +23.07% 1
Walsall 0 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £288 - 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 73 (36.68%) Web Services
2 72 (36.18%) .NET
2 72 (36.18%) SQL Server
3 68 (34.17%) SQL
3 68 (34.17%) Oracle
4 61 (30.65%) C#
5 60 (30.15%) HTML
6 57 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (26.63%) Java
7 53 (26.63%) Microsoft
8 45 (22.61%) JavaScript
9 43 (21.61%) ASP.NET
10 41 (20.60%) CSS
10 41 (20.60%) Finance
11 40 (20.10%) SOAP
11 40 (20.10%) SOA
12 36 (18.09%) jQuery
13 35 (17.59%) XSLT
14 32 (16.08%) T-SQL
15 31 (15.58%) MVC
16 29 (14.57%) Visual Studio
16 29 (14.57%) IBM
17 28 (14.07%) JSON
18 27 (13.57%) .NET Framework
19 26 (13.07%) REST
19 26 (13.07%) Oracle Database
20 25 (12.56%) WebSphere
20 25 (12.56%) WCF
20 25 (12.56%) XSD
21 24 (12.06%) VB.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (12.56%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.03%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.52%) IIS
4 8 (4.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (3.52%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 6 (3.02%) Confluence
6 6 (3.02%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.51%) JBoss
7 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.51%) WebLogic Integration
9 3 (1.51%) AquaLogic
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle BPEL
10 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.01%) Apache
10 2 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Oracle HRMS
1 7 (3.52%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (3.52%) Oracle TCA
2 6 (3.02%) SAP Retail
2 6 (3.02%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.55%) Internet
2 11 (5.53%) SSL
3 10 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.03%) Firewall
4 5 (2.51%) HTTP
5 3 (1.51%) Skype
6 2 (1.01%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) X.400
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) Extranet
7 1 (0.50%) SMTP
7 1 (0.50%) FTP
7 1 (0.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.07%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.55%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (5.03%) MySQL
9 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (4.52%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.52%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (3.02%) SAP BW
13 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (2.01%) DB2
15 3 (1.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (14.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.53%) JIRA
2 11 (5.53%) SoapUI
3 7 (3.52%) Subversion
3 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.52%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.52%) Selenium
4 6 (3.02%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.51%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.51%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.01%) Ant
6 4 (2.01%) Maven
7 3 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.51%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.01%) NUnit
9 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
General
1 41 (20.60%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Retail
3 7 (3.52%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (57.29%) Developer
2 28 (14.07%) Architect
3 22 (11.06%) Analyst
3 22 (11.06%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.05%) C# Developer
5 17 (8.54%) Integration Architect
6 15 (7.54%) Consultant
7 13 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.02%) DBA
11 7 (3.52%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) SAP Consultant
12 6 (3.02%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.02%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Programmer
12 6 (3.02%) Administrator
13 5 (2.51%) Data Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (36.68%) Web Services
2 72 (36.18%) .NET
3 60 (30.15%) HTML
4 43 (21.61%) ASP.NET
5 41 (20.60%) CSS
6 40 (20.10%) SOAP
7 36 (18.09%) jQuery
8 35 (17.59%) XSLT
9 28 (14.07%) JSON
10 27 (13.57%) .NET Framework
11 26 (13.07%) REST
12 25 (12.56%) WCF
12 25 (12.56%) XSD
13 24 (12.06%) Middleware
14 20 (10.05%) Ajax
15 18 (9.05%) WSDL
16 17 (8.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 16 (8.04%) HTML5
18 11 (5.53%) LINQ
18 11 (5.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) DataPower
2 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.03%) NHS
3 7 (3.52%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.02%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.01%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.01%) W3C
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) HACMP
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.05%) Windows
2 16 (8.04%) Linux
3 11 (5.53%) UNIX
4 10 (5.03%) SUSE
5 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) zOS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.50%) HPUX
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.10%) SOA
3 31 (15.58%) MVC
4 23 (11.56%) Integration Testing
5 21 (10.55%) Scrum
6 19 (9.55%) EAI
6 19 (9.55%) OO
7 18 (9.05%) Web Development
8 15 (7.54%) Open Source
9 14 (7.04%) Workflow
10 13 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.53%) Use Case
12 10 (5.03%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.03%) TDD
13 9 (4.52%) Analytics
14 8 (4.02%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.02%) Web Design
15 7 (3.52%) Migration
15 7 (3.52%) UML
15 7 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.17%) SQL
2 61 (30.65%) C#
3 53 (26.63%) Java
4 45 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 32 (16.08%) T-SQL
6 24 (12.06%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.54%) VB
8 11 (5.53%) VBScript
9 10 (5.03%) Ruby
9 10 (5.03%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.02%) C++
11 7 (3.52%) VB6
11 7 (3.52%) PHP
12 5 (2.51%) COBOL
12 5 (2.51%) C
12 5 (2.51%) Scala
13 3 (1.51%) VC++
14 2 (1.01%) XPath
14 2 (1.01%) XQuery
15 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.54%) Degree
2 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.50%) MCPD
4 1 (0.50%) MCTS
4 1 (0.50%) MCITP
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.50%) RACF
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) LXC
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) CA LISA
2 5 (2.51%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.50%) OpenView
4 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (34.17%) Oracle
2 53 (26.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (14.57%) IBM
4 17 (8.54%) webMethods
5 14 (7.04%) TIBCO
6 11 (5.53%) SAP
6 11 (5.53%) Green Hat
6 11 (5.53%) Solace
7 8 (4.02%) Adobe
8 7 (3.52%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.52%) Google
9 4 (2.01%) Apple
10 3 (1.51%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.51%) Vitria
10 3 (1.51%) Informatica
10 3 (1.51%) BEA
10 3 (1.51%) Pega
11 2 (1.01%) Tableau
11 2 (1.01%) Sybase
11 2 (1.01%) Cognos
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