The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.00% 14.49% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 43.48% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£310 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +17.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Average daily rate £220 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) General Ledger
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle TCA
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 6 (75.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) JSTL
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCPD
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Alterian