Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 68 117 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.30% 3.71% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 12.34% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 43
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £229 £162 £263
90th Percentile £438 £431 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +18.06% -2.70% +10.45%

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 821 948 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.77% 30.06% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 557 513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £500 £487
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -42.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £19.00 £20.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.85 £41.90 £49.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.59
% change year-on-year - +3.65% +10.26%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -15 26 £360 -2.37% 11
Northamptonshire -6 18 £343 -2.14% 10
Leicestershire -26 12 £350 +3.70% 10
Derbyshire -1 9 £400 +166.67% 2
Lincolnshire -16 1 £400 -0.62% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 36 (52.94%) Java
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 32 (47.06%) Oracle
4 26 (38.24%) SOAP
4 26 (38.24%) JSON
4 26 (38.24%) REST
5 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.47%) SOA
7 16 (23.53%) Linux
7 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
8 15 (22.06%) XSL
8 15 (22.06%) C#
9 14 (20.59%) HTML
9 14 (20.59%) PL/SQL
9 14 (20.59%) Dell
9 14 (20.59%) Red Hat
9 14 (20.59%) Boomi
9 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (19.12%) XPath
10 13 (19.12%) EAI
10 13 (19.12%) XSD
10 13 (19.12%) UML
10 13 (19.12%) Unix
10 13 (19.12%) JUnit
10 13 (19.12%) XQuery
11 12 (17.65%) Web Services
12 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.18%) .NET
12 11 (16.18%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (16.18%) Sun Certification

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 11 (16.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.94%) WordPress
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.47%) BASE24
2 1 (1.47%) Demantra
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Boomi
2 6 (8.82%) iPaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) FTP
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.94%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) Informix
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JUnit
2 7 (10.29%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) Subversion
3 5 (7.35%) Xcode
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Gradle
5 1 (1.47%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Mockito
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Banking
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (7.35%) iOS Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.94%) TIBCO Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) JSON
1 26 (38.24%) REST
1 26 (38.24%) SOAP
2 15 (22.06%) XSL
3 14 (20.59%) HTML
4 13 (19.12%) XSD
5 12 (17.65%) Web Services
6 11 (16.18%) .NET
7 9 (13.24%) CSS
8 8 (11.76%) Ajax
9 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.35%) Cocoa
10 4 (5.88%) J2EE
10 4 (5.88%) JMS
10 4 (5.88%) jQuery
10 4 (5.88%) RESTful
10 4 (5.88%) Spring
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) Tandem
3 1 (1.47%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (19.12%) Unix
4 10 (14.71%) Windows
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.94%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) HPUX
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) SOA
3 13 (19.12%) EAI
3 13 (19.12%) UML
4 11 (16.18%) DevOps
4 11 (16.18%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (8.82%) Identity Management
5 6 (8.82%) SDLC
6 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.35%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) TDD
7 4 (5.88%) Use Case
8 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.41%) Logistics
8 3 (4.41%) OOP
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) Java
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (22.06%) C#
4 14 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 13 (19.12%) XPath
5 13 (19.12%) XQuery
6 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.18%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.35%) Apple Swift
7 5 (7.35%) C++
7 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) ABAP
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Sun Certification
2 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.94%) CDISC
3 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.94%) GxP
3 2 (2.94%) HL7
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) Dell
2 14 (20.59%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.35%) Apple
4 2 (2.94%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
4 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) WSO2