Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 15 October 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 85 52
Rank change year-on-year +37 -33 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 114 58 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.14% 1.92% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 6.42% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 64
East Midlands median daily rate £411 £378 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -0.33% +4.48%
10th Percentile £323 £275 £280
90th Percentile £549 £434 £575
England median daily rate £450 £461 £425
% change year-on-year -2.44% +8.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.22% -3.53% +21.43%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 912 904 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.10% 29.88% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 595 537
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +12.78%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £517 £504
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +139.81%
10th Percentile £33.63 £23.06 £19.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.67% +1.24%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the East Midlands

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in the East Midlands

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in the East Midlands

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in the East Midlands

XML
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +32 40 £416 +38.75% 15
Nottinghamshire +20 26 £400 +14.29% 14
Northamptonshire +2 23 £375 +7.14% 4
Derbyshire +12 15 £385 -3.75% 4
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.98%) JSON
3 46 (40.35%) Java
4 39 (34.21%) Oracle
5 37 (32.46%) SQL
6 34 (29.82%) C#
7 32 (28.07%) Web Services
8 31 (27.19%) HTML
9 29 (25.44%) Security Cleared
9 29 (25.44%) DevOps
10 28 (24.56%) Oracle Database
11 27 (23.68%) Java EE
11 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 26 (22.81%) Tomcat
13 25 (21.93%) .NET
13 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
14 24 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
15 21 (18.42%) SOAP
15 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
16 20 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (16.67%) API Development
18 18 (15.79%) Amazon S3
18 18 (15.79%) Unit Testing
18 18 (15.79%) CSS
19 17 (14.91%) Scrum
20 16 (14.04%) Windows
20 16 (14.04%) J2EE
20 16 (14.04%) ETL
20 16 (14.04%) TDD

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 26 (22.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.63%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) Mule
2 3 (2.63%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.75%) JBoss
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.88%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.39%) npm
4 3 (2.63%) Boomi
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) HTTP
4 2 (1.75%) FTP
4 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
4 2 (1.75%) SMS
4 2 (1.75%) SMTP
4 2 (1.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) VRRP
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle Database
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (7.02%) DB2
7 8 (7.02%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.02%) Snowflake Schema
8 7 (6.14%) PowerCenter
9 5 (4.39%) QlikView
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.51%) SQLPlus
11 3 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.65%) Subversion
3 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.14%) Maven
6 6 (5.26%) Selenium
7 5 (4.39%) JIRA
7 5 (4.39%) JUnit
8 4 (3.51%) Gradle
8 4 (3.51%) Grunt
8 4 (3.51%) gulp
8 4 (3.51%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.63%) Babel
9 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.63%) NUnit
9 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.63%) webpack
9 3 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (75.44%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Backend Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Informatica Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) WCF Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Integration Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Analyst
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (2.63%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.63%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.98%) JSON
2 32 (28.07%) Web Services
3 31 (27.19%) HTML
4 27 (23.68%) Java EE
5 25 (21.93%) .NET
6 24 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (18.42%) SOAP
8 18 (15.79%) CSS
9 16 (14.04%) J2EE
10 14 (12.28%) .NET Framework
10 14 (12.28%) LINQ
10 14 (12.28%) REST
11 13 (11.40%) HTML5
12 12 (10.53%) Lambda Expressions
13 11 (9.65%) jQuery
13 11 (9.65%) Spring
14 9 (7.89%) WCF
15 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET
15 8 (7.02%) CSS3
15 8 (7.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Unix
3 8 (7.02%) Linux
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.44%) DevOps
3 19 (16.67%) API Development
4 18 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 17 (14.91%) Scrum
6 16 (14.04%) ETL
6 16 (14.04%) TDD
7 14 (12.28%) OO
8 12 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
9 11 (9.65%) Data Integration
10 10 (8.77%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.02%) Data Acquisition
12 8 (7.02%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.02%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (7.02%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.35%) Java
2 37 (32.46%) SQL
3 34 (29.82%) C#
4 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.63%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.63%) Groovy
7 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.63%) Python
7 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.75%) Jython
8 2 (1.75%) XPath
8 2 (1.75%) XQuery
9 1 (0.88%) ABAP
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) Tcl
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (25.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 8 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (7.02%) Master's Degree
5 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.88%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Oracle
2 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) Informatica
4 8 (7.02%) Netezza
4 8 (7.02%) Teradata
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.63%) Apple
6 3 (2.63%) Dell
6 3 (2.63%) hybris
6 3 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.63%) Tableau
6 3 (2.63%) Talend
7 2 (1.75%) Ariba
7 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.75%) Pega
7 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.75%) TIBCO