Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 45 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.00% 3.36% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 11.20% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 69 51
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £313 £222 £150
90th Percentile £538 £475 £438
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.65 - -
England median hourly rate £44.92 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +9.55% +13.89% -

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 660 893 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.32% 29.98% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 571 552
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £523
England median daily rate £500 £475 £442
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.47% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.47% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.25 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.70 £47.50 £80.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +5.81%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +1 16 £425 +6.25% 3
Northamptonshire -18 12 £375 +5.26% 2
Leicestershire +2 9 £450 +38.46% 3
Derbyshire +10 8 £500 +25.00% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 15 (33.33%) .NET
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
5 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.67%) JSON
7 11 (24.44%) C#
7 11 (24.44%) ETL
8 10 (22.22%) Oracle
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 10 (22.22%) Groovy
9 9 (20.00%) Degree
9 9 (20.00%) REST
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.56%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (15.56%) SOAP
11 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
11 7 (15.56%) NUnit
11 7 (15.56%) JMeter
11 7 (15.56%) Technical Debt
12 6 (13.33%) Master's Degree

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 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Kentico
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.22%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.22%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) SMTP
2 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.33%) DB2
4 6 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.33%) PowerCenter
4 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (8.89%) Big Data
6 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JMeter
1 7 (15.56%) NUnit
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Maven
3 3 (6.67%) QF-Test
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.22%) Grunt
5 1 (2.22%) gulp
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) JSON
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (20.00%) REST
5 7 (15.56%) SOAP
6 6 (13.33%) CSS
7 4 (8.89%) jQuery
7 4 (8.89%) XSLT
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 3 (6.67%) HTML5
8 3 (6.67%) J2EE
8 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
8 3 (6.67%) Swagger
8 3 (6.67%) WSDL
9 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.44%) Middleware
9 2 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) ETL
3 8 (17.78%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (15.56%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Debt
4 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (8.89%) BDD
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Story Points
6 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) Groovy
5 9 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.89%) XPath
8 3 (6.67%) Jython
8 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) ABAP
9 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.44%) Python
9 2 (4.44%) Scala
10 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Informatica
3 6 (13.33%) Netezza
3 6 (13.33%) Teradata
4 3 (6.67%) Ariba
4 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Concur
6 1 (2.22%) Gigya
6 1 (2.22%) hybris
6 1 (2.22%) Kronos
6 1 (2.22%) Marketo
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow