Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -31 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 15 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.01% 3.11% 7.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.39% 10.61% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 52
Coventry median daily rate £365 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +41.67% -22.08%
10th Percentile £287 £338 £269
90th Percentile £394 £538 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £325
% change year-on-year +2.41% +27.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +31.91% -17.54% +7.55%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 203 311 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 27.25% 29.34% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 215 128
Coventry median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +14.81% -8.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £219
90th Percentile £575 £533 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -42.22% -28.57%
10th Percentile £20.88 £11.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £42.18 £16.50 £29.11
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Coventry over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 November 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 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (20.00%) Order to Cash
4 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) SAP CAR
4 3 (20.00%) SAP POS DM
4 3 (20.00%) IDoc
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 3 (20.00%) SAP ALE

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP CAR
1 3 (20.00%) SAP POS DM
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
2 2 (13.33%) Protractor
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Cordova Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) IDoc
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) ICEfaces
4 2 (13.33%) JDBC
4 2 (13.33%) JMS
4 2 (13.33%) JSF
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Order to Cash
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (13.33%) COBOL
4 2 (13.33%) ES6
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics