Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 58 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 102 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.50% 3.11% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 9.66% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 53
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.68% +12.31%
10th Percentile £222 £162 £263
90th Percentile £488 £438 £570
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.81% - +14.66%

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 853 963 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.25% 32.22% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 585 475
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £269 £269 £239
90th Percentile £536 £515 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +45.63%
10th Percentile £12.63 £23.70 £10.60
90th Percentile £47.88 £67.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Nottinghamshire -2 38 £375 +2.04% 18
Northamptonshire -2 31 £350 +3.70% 8
Derbyshire +8 15 £400 +6.67% 4
Leicestershire +10 14 £325 -27.78% 7
Lincolnshire -8 1 £400 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (46.08%) Java
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 44 (43.14%) Oracle
4 43 (42.16%) JSON
5 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (39.22%) SOAP
6 38 (37.25%) Web Services
7 36 (35.29%) HTML
8 34 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 34 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 33 (32.35%) Unix
10 32 (31.37%) REST
11 31 (30.39%) Linux
12 28 (27.45%) C#
12 28 (27.45%) .NET
13 24 (23.53%) Oracle Database
14 23 (22.55%) Windows
14 23 (22.55%) OO
15 20 (19.61%) CSS
15 20 (19.61%) Red Hat
15 20 (19.61%) TDD
16 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (18.63%) SOA
17 18 (17.65%) XSD
17 18 (17.65%) Dell
17 18 (17.65%) Boomi
18 17 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (15.69%) DevOps
19 16 (15.69%) Spring
19 16 (15.69%) Shell Script

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 12 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) JBoss
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) HipChat
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.98%) BASE24
2 1 (0.98%) Demantra
2 1 (0.98%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.65%) Boomi
2 8 (7.84%) iPaaS
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) npm
4 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) FTP
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
2 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (10.78%) SQLPlus
5 9 (8.82%) QlikView
6 8 (7.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.90%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (3.92%) DB2
9 4 (3.92%) Essbase
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.94%) MySQL
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.96%) Endeca
11 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 14 (13.73%) Subversion
2 11 (10.78%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.84%) JUnit
3 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.86%) Gradle
5 6 (5.88%) SonarQube
6 5 (4.90%) JIRA
6 5 (4.90%) Maven
6 5 (4.90%) Xcode
7 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.92%) JProfiler
7 4 (3.92%) Selenium
8 3 (2.94%) CA Release Automation
8 3 (2.94%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.94%) NetBeans
8 3 (2.94%) NUnit
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (54.90%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) WCF Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 7 (6.86%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.86%) WPF Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) C# WCF Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Backend Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.16%) JSON
2 40 (39.22%) SOAP
3 38 (37.25%) Web Services
4 36 (35.29%) HTML
5 32 (31.37%) REST
6 28 (27.45%) .NET
7 20 (19.61%) CSS
8 18 (17.65%) XSD
9 16 (15.69%) Spring
10 15 (14.71%) Ajax
10 15 (14.71%) J2EE
10 15 (14.71%) XSL
11 12 (11.76%) Hibernate
11 12 (11.76%) WCF
12 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
12 11 (10.78%) XSLT
13 10 (9.80%) jQuery
13 10 (9.80%) WPF
14 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
15 8 (7.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Tandem
5 1 (0.98%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.35%) Unix
2 31 (30.39%) Linux
3 23 (22.55%) Windows
4 19 (18.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.84%) Windows Server
7 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.88%) Mac OS
9 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.90%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.96%) Android
10 2 (1.96%) HPUX
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) OO
3 20 (19.61%) TDD
4 19 (18.63%) SOA
5 17 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (15.69%) DevOps
7 15 (14.71%) UML
8 14 (13.73%) EAI
8 14 (13.73%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.78%) SDLC
12 10 (9.80%) MVVM
12 10 (9.80%) OOP
12 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.84%) Scrum
14 7 (6.86%) ETL
14 7 (6.86%) MVC
15 6 (5.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Java
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 34 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 28 (27.45%) C#
5 16 (15.69%) Shell Script
6 14 (13.73%) XPath
6 14 (13.73%) XQuery
7 5 (4.90%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.94%) Perl
8 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.96%) Java 8
9 2 (1.96%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (43.14%) Oracle
2 20 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 18 (17.65%) Dell
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.90%) Apple
6 4 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.92%) Perforce
7 3 (2.94%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.94%) Pega
7 3 (2.94%) Tableau
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) Google
8 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.96%) Talend
8 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.98%) McAfee
9 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.98%) Symantec