The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 17 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.72% - 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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 Worcestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.92% 22.06% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Average daily rate £250 £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Redditch - 4 - - 2
Worcester - 1 £275 - 1
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) VirtualBox
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) RSS
4 1 (16.67%) VB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) RSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft