Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 121 84 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.25% 2.70% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.58% 8.62% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 43
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.56% -13.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £293
90th Percentile £488 £438 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +23.08%

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 891 975 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.31% 31.30% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 627 469
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +10.04%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +35.14% +133.29%
10th Percentile £26.25 £31.88 £10.18
90th Percentile £49.00 £67.50 £47.88
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +9.59% -1.35%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +35 39 £413 +37.50% 13
Nottinghamshire +4 32 £400 +10.34% 16
Northamptonshire +2 29 £370 +9.63% 13
Derbyshire +13 13 £443 +10.63% 1
Lincolnshire +3 1 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 63 (52.07%) Java
2 60 (49.59%) JSON
3 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (38.84%) SQL
5 41 (33.88%) HTML
6 40 (33.06%) Oracle
7 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
8 37 (30.58%) Web Services
9 36 (29.75%) C#
10 32 (26.45%) Java EE
10 32 (26.45%) .NET
10 32 (26.45%) SOAP
10 32 (26.45%) DevOps
11 27 (22.31%) Tomcat
12 26 (21.49%) OO
12 26 (21.49%) PL/SQL
13 25 (20.66%) Unix
13 25 (20.66%) TDD
13 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
14 24 (19.83%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (19.83%) Windows
14 24 (19.83%) CSS
15 22 (18.18%) J2EE
15 22 (18.18%) Linux
16 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
17 20 (16.53%) Spring
17 20 (16.53%) REST
18 19 (15.70%) Oracle Database
19 18 (14.88%) API Development
19 18 (14.88%) Test Automation

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 27 (22.31%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.48%) Confluence
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) Mule
4 2 (1.65%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) HipChat
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (14.88%) Amazon S3
2 8 (6.61%) Boomi
3 6 (4.96%) npm
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.65%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.96%) FTP
3 4 (3.31%) SAN
4 3 (2.48%) SMS
5 2 (1.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.09%) SQLPlus
4 9 (7.44%) QlikView
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.13%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (3.31%) Essbase
10 3 (2.48%) DB2
10 3 (2.48%) Spotfire
10 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.65%) Big Data
11 2 (1.65%) Endeca
11 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.40%) Subversion
3 9 (7.44%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.61%) Gradle
4 8 (6.61%) JUnit
4 8 (6.61%) SonarQube
5 7 (5.79%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.79%) Maven
6 6 (4.96%) JIRA
6 6 (4.96%) Selenium
7 5 (4.13%) JProfiler
8 4 (3.31%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.31%) NUnit
9 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.48%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.48%) Xcode
General
1 13 (10.74%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (69.42%) Developer
2 35 (28.93%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.88%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) WCF Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 7 (5.79%) WPF Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Backend Developer
9 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.13%) C# WCF Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Integration Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse Specialist
11 4 (3.31%) Oracle Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (49.59%) JSON
2 41 (33.88%) HTML
3 37 (30.58%) Web Services
4 32 (26.45%) .NET
4 32 (26.45%) Java EE
4 32 (26.45%) SOAP
5 24 (19.83%) CSS
5 24 (19.83%) RabbitMQ
6 22 (18.18%) J2EE
7 20 (16.53%) REST
7 20 (16.53%) Spring
8 16 (13.22%) Hibernate
8 16 (13.22%) jQuery
9 14 (11.57%) WCF
10 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
10 13 (10.74%) Ajax
10 13 (10.74%) HTML5
11 12 (9.92%) XSLT
12 11 (9.09%) LINQ
13 10 (8.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.48%) Replication
2 3 (2.48%) User Experience
3 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.66%) Unix
2 24 (19.83%) Windows
3 22 (18.18%) Linux
4 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.61%) Mac OS
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) DevOps
3 26 (21.49%) OO
4 25 (20.66%) TDD
5 18 (14.88%) API Development
5 18 (14.88%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (11.57%) Scrum
7 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.09%) MVVM
9 11 (9.09%) SDLC
9 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.26%) ETL
10 10 (8.26%) OOP
11 9 (7.44%) MVC
11 9 (7.44%) SOA
12 8 (6.61%) UML
13 7 (5.79%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (4.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.07%) Java
2 47 (38.84%) SQL
3 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.75%) C#
5 26 (21.49%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.44%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.13%) XPath
7 5 (4.13%) XQuery
8 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.48%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
9 3 (2.48%) Python
9 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Java 8
10 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) ABAP
11 1 (0.83%) Groovy
11 1 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.83%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 2 (1.65%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Oracle
2 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.26%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.61%) Dell
5 5 (4.13%) Perforce
6 4 (3.31%) Alteryx
6 4 (3.31%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.31%) Tableau
7 3 (2.48%) Apple
7 3 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.48%) Pega
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.48%) Talend
7 3 (2.48%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.65%) Adobe
8 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.65%) hybris
8 2 (1.65%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.65%) Splunk