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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 2 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.57% 2.21% 5.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 7.92% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 15
Median daily rate - £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 86 101 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.50% 27.90% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 47
Median daily rate £450 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 28 March 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 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) JSP
3 5 (45.45%) Servlets
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (18.18%) Order to Cash
6 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) SAP CAR

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 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CAR
1 2 (18.18%) SAP POS DM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 5 (45.45%) Servlets
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) AWT
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) SAP ALE
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Order to Cash
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe