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 3 months to 22 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3  
Contract jobs citing XML 39 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.54% 2.96% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.23% 12.40% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 20
Median daily rate £368 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £366 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £589 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.43% -10.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 474 371 423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 30.88% 23.90% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 237 268
Median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 10 £350 -21.56% 11
Derbyshire -8 9 £400 -
Leicestershire -4 7 £300 -20.00% 5
Northamptonshire -2 6 £331 -30.26% 2
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 - 3
XML
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 51 (53.68%) TDD
2 37 (38.95%) .NET
3 36 (37.89%) C#
4 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.79%) SQL
6 33 (34.74%) Java
7 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
8 29 (30.53%) HTML
8 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (29.47%) SOAP
10 26 (27.37%) Spring
11 25 (26.32%) .NET Framework
11 25 (26.32%) Git (software)
12 23 (24.21%) WCF
12 23 (24.21%) CSS
12 23 (24.21%) J2EE
12 23 (24.21%) OO
13 22 (23.16%) XSLT
13 22 (23.16%) Oracle
14 21 (22.11%) JSON
15 19 (20.00%) Ajax
15 19 (20.00%) Web Services
16 18 (18.95%) Maven
16 18 (18.95%) jQuery
17 17 (17.89%) Dependency Injection
17 17 (17.89%) Finance
18 15 (15.79%) MVC
18 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
19 14 (14.74%) WPF
19 14 (14.74%) Jenkins

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 7 (7.37%) JBoss
2 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.21%) CMS
3 4 (4.21%) Confluence
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.05%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Demantra
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SnowdropKCS
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.05%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Boomi
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) FTP
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.42%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.32%) DB2
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.16%) Big Data
8 3 (3.16%) MySQL
9 2 (2.11%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.05%) MS Access
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.05%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.95%) Maven
3 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.58%) JIRA
5 10 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.42%) Gradle
6 8 (8.42%) NUnit
7 7 (7.37%) IntelliJ
7 7 (7.37%) JProfiler
7 7 (7.37%) JUnit
8 6 (6.32%) Subversion
8 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.26%) Moq
9 5 (5.26%) MSTest
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (2.11%) Ant
11 2 (2.11%) NSubstitute
11 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
12 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Billing
3 7 (7.37%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Automotive
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (77.89%) Developer
2 29 (30.53%) Java Developer
3 24 (25.26%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) WPF Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.37%) XML Developer
7 7 (7.37%) XML XSLT Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) WCF Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.11%) C# WPF Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Development Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Development Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) .NET
2 29 (30.53%) HTML
3 28 (29.47%) SOAP
4 26 (27.37%) Spring
5 25 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 23 (24.21%) CSS
6 23 (24.21%) J2EE
6 23 (24.21%) WCF
7 22 (23.16%) XSLT
8 21 (22.11%) JSON
9 19 (20.00%) Ajax
9 19 (20.00%) Web Services
10 18 (18.95%) jQuery
11 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
12 14 (14.74%) WPF
13 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
13 13 (13.68%) Java EE
14 12 (12.63%) REST
15 11 (11.58%) React
16 10 (10.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Graphic Design
1 7 (7.37%) User Experience
2 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) DataPower
5 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) VMS
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Unix
4 3 (3.16%) Android
4 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.16%) HPUX
4 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.68%) TDD
2 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (24.21%) OO
4 17 (17.89%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (15.79%) MVC
6 13 (13.68%) MVVM
7 12 (12.63%) SOA
8 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.58%) Web Development
9 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.47%) Scrum
9 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.42%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.42%) SDLC
11 7 (7.37%) RAD
11 7 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.37%) Visualisation
11 7 (7.37%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) C#
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 34 (35.79%) SQL
4 33 (34.74%) Java
5 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.26%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.16%) XPath
8 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.05%) VB6
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.11%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) Perforce
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.21%) WSO2
5 2 (2.11%) Dell
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.11%) Informatica
5 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.05%) Kony
6 1 (1.05%) OpenText
6 1 (1.05%) Sencha
6 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase
6 1 (1.05%) Telerik
6 1 (1.05%) webMethods
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