Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 83 50
Rank change year-on-year +22 -33 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 88 68 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.27% 2.12% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.48% 7.42% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 49 52
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £325 £251 £280
90th Percentile £550 £438 £535
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.96 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.67% +4.89% +18.91%

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 840 916 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.23% 28.62% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 613 536
East Midlands median daily rate £404 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +1.47% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £476 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +116.22%
10th Percentile £17.82 £19.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.85 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

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 13 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 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 +36 38 £425 +41.67% 19
Northamptonshire -4 19 £381 +8.93% 9
Derbyshire +15 13 £385 -9.41% 4
Nottinghamshire -14 11 £400 +3.23% 15
XML
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.59%) JSON
3 36 (40.91%) Java
4 27 (30.68%) SQL
4 27 (30.68%) Oracle
5 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
6 25 (28.41%) C#
7 24 (27.27%) DevOps
8 23 (26.14%) Oracle Database
8 23 (26.14%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (26.14%) Java EE
8 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
8 23 (26.14%) Tomcat
9 22 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (23.86%) Web Services
10 21 (23.86%) HTML
11 19 (21.59%) API Development
12 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
13 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
13 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
13 17 (19.32%) Amazon S3
14 16 (18.18%) .NET
15 14 (15.91%) Scrum
15 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
16 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.77%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (14.77%) SOAP
17 12 (13.64%) CSS
17 12 (13.64%) J2EE
17 12 (13.64%) REST

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 23 (26.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.41%) Mule
2 3 (3.41%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.27%) Confluence
3 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.27%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.32%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.41%) npm
4 1 (1.14%) Boomi
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.41%) SMTP
4 2 (2.27%) SSL
5 1 (1.14%) BGP
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) HSRP
5 1 (1.14%) IPsec
5 1 (1.14%) Network Security
5 1 (1.14%) SMS
5 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) VRRP
5 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle Database
2 17 (19.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.09%) DB2
4 8 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.95%) PowerCenter
6 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.82%) Subversion
4 5 (5.68%) Grunt
4 5 (5.68%) gulp
4 5 (5.68%) Maven
4 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.41%) Babel
5 3 (3.41%) Gradle
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.41%) webpack
5 3 (3.41%) Xcode
6 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.27%) JIRA
6 2 (2.27%) JMeter
6 2 (2.27%) JUnit
6 2 (2.27%) NUnit
6 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (80.68%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Informatica Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Backend Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Integration Developer
9 3 (3.41%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Scala Developer
9 3 (3.41%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.41%) XML Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) JSON
2 23 (26.14%) Java EE
2 23 (26.14%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (23.86%) HTML
3 21 (23.86%) Web Services
4 16 (18.18%) .NET
5 13 (14.77%) SOAP
6 12 (13.64%) CSS
6 12 (13.64%) J2EE
6 12 (13.64%) REST
7 11 (12.50%) LINQ
8 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 10 (11.36%) HTML5
8 10 (11.36%) Lambda Expressions
9 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.95%) CSS3
9 7 (7.95%) jQuery
10 5 (5.68%) React
10 5 (5.68%) RESTful
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) User Experience
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.41%) Unix
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) DevOps
3 19 (21.59%) API Development
4 14 (15.91%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
5 13 (14.77%) Translating Business Requirements
6 11 (12.50%) ETL
7 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
8 9 (10.23%) Data Integration
8 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
10 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.95%) TDD
11 6 (6.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) Java
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 25 (28.41%) C#
4 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) Groovy
5 5 (5.68%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.27%) ABAP
7 2 (2.27%) Jython
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.14%) Java 8
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) Tcl
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) XPath
8 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) Degree
4 8 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (9.09%) Master's Degree
5 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.14%) MBCS
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.14%) Control-M
2 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Oracle
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Informatica
4 8 (9.09%) Netezza
4 8 (9.09%) Teradata
5 5 (5.68%) SAP
6 3 (3.41%) Apple
6 3 (3.41%) Ariba
6 3 (3.41%) hybris
6 3 (3.41%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.27%) Pega
7 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) F5
8 1 (1.14%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) Splunk
8 1 (1.14%) Talend