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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 69 39
Rank change year-on-year +25 -30  
Contract jobs citing XML 57 24 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.81% 1.47% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.75% 5.88% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 33
Median daily rate £368 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 485 408 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.38% 25.00% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 235 197
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Northamptonshire - 20 £338 - 5
Nottinghamshire +18 18 £368 -0.33% 14
Lincolnshire +5 11 £398 -
Leicestershire -4 7 £475 +58.33% 5
Derbyshire -4 6 £270 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 53 (47.75%) SQL
1 53 (47.75%) .NET
2 49 (44.14%) TDD
3 48 (43.24%) C#
4 45 (40.54%) XSLT
5 38 (34.23%) Java
6 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
7 33 (29.73%) SOAP
8 31 (27.93%) Spring
8 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
9 30 (27.03%) Oracle
10 28 (25.23%) HTML
11 27 (24.32%) .NET Framework
11 27 (24.32%) jQuery
12 26 (23.42%) J2EE
12 26 (23.42%) Finance
13 25 (22.52%) Web Services
14 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (20.72%) Maven
15 23 (20.72%) OO
16 21 (18.92%) CSS
16 21 (18.92%) Hibernate
16 21 (18.92%) JSON
17 20 (18.02%) WCF
17 20 (18.02%) Eclipse
17 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
18 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
18 18 (16.22%) Ajax
19 17 (15.32%) WPF
19 17 (15.32%) Linux

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 (6.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (5.41%) JBoss
3 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.60%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.80%) CMS
6 2 (1.80%) Confluence
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.90%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.50%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) MS Project
2 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Demantra
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (6.31%) SnowdropKCS
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) IaaS
2 6 (5.41%) SaaS
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.60%) PaaS
5 2 (1.80%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 15 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 14 (12.61%) DB2
5 13 (11.71%) MongoDB
6 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (9.01%) DB2 UDB
7 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (7.21%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (6.31%) RDBMS
10 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.60%) DTS
11 4 (3.60%) HDInsight
11 4 (3.60%) InfluxDB
11 4 (3.60%) OpenTSDB
11 4 (3.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (3.60%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Maven
2 20 (18.02%) Eclipse
2 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.61%) Subversion
4 11 (9.91%) JIRA
5 10 (9.01%) Ant
6 9 (8.11%) IntelliJ
6 9 (8.11%) JUnit
7 7 (6.31%) Gradle
7 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.31%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (5.41%) JProfiler
9 4 (3.60%) JDeveloper
9 4 (3.60%) Moq
9 4 (3.60%) NUnit
9 4 (3.60%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.70%) JBehave
10 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.41%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Billing
6 4 (3.60%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.60%) Publishing
7 3 (2.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (69.37%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) .NET Developer
2 32 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.72%) C# Developer
4 22 (19.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.41%) XML Developer
5 16 (14.41%) XML XSLT Developer
6 15 (13.51%) WPF Developer
7 14 (12.61%) Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Author
8 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Technical Author
9 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Development Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Development Support Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) WCF Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.75%) .NET
2 45 (40.54%) XSLT
3 33 (29.73%) SOAP
4 31 (27.93%) Spring
5 28 (25.23%) HTML
6 27 (24.32%) .NET Framework
6 27 (24.32%) jQuery
7 26 (23.42%) J2EE
8 25 (22.52%) Web Services
9 21 (18.92%) CSS
9 21 (18.92%) Hibernate
9 21 (18.92%) JSON
10 20 (18.02%) WCF
11 18 (16.22%) Ajax
12 17 (15.32%) WPF
13 16 (14.41%) JSP
14 13 (11.71%) Struts
14 13 (11.71%) Struts2
14 13 (11.71%) WSDL
14 13 (11.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) DataPower
4 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.90%) PMI
4 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Unix
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 7 (6.31%) HPUX
3 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.50%) VMS
5 2 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.14%) TDD
2 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.72%) OO
4 16 (14.41%) E-Commerce
4 16 (14.41%) MVVM
5 15 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (10.81%) MVC
7 11 (9.91%) Open Source
7 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
8 10 (9.01%) SOA
9 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.11%) SDLC
10 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
10 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.21%) Workflow
11 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.41%) RAD
12 6 (5.41%) Scrum
13 5 (4.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 5 (4.50%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.75%) SQL
2 48 (43.24%) C#
3 38 (34.23%) Java
4 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.60%) Python
7 4 (3.60%) R
7 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.70%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.70%) XPath
9 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.90%) Groovy
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.90%) VB6
10 1 (0.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
10 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) MCP
4 1 (0.90%) MCSD
4 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Oracle
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) Perforce
4 6 (5.41%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.60%) Tableau
5 4 (3.60%) Talend
6 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.70%) WSO2
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.90%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.90%) Kony
8 1 (0.90%) Sencha
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.90%) Sybase
8 1 (0.90%) Telerik
8 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
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