The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
West Midlands > Coventry
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing XML 8 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.24% 3.15% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 10.40% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 8
Coventry median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
10th Percentile £325 £328 £255
90th Percentile £375 £478 £322
West Midlands median daily rate £494 £415 £300
% change year-on-year +19.06% +38.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate £21.00 - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year -6.66% -1.63%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 62 125 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 25.10% 30.27% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 267 295
Coventry median daily rate £351 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +26.98%  
10th Percentile £281 £300 £225
90th Percentile £438 £513 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 20
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Coventry

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Coventry

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Retail
3 2 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP CAR
1 2 (20.00%) SAP POS DM
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Author
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) IDoc
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) AWT
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) Swing
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) CAD
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Order to Cash
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Sun