Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 22 November 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 25 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.36% 6.60% 7.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 21.94% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 9
Shropshire median daily rate £550 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.76% +20.50%
10th Percentile £495 £383 £313
90th Percentile £590 £550 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £325
% change year-on-year +2.41% +27.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +31.91% -17.54% +7.55%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 125 237 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 31.81% 30.08% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 21
Shropshire median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £408 £333 £250
90th Percentile £600 £535 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Shropshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Shropshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Shropshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Shropshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Shropshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Shropshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Telford -5 25 £550 +22.22% 3
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 23 (92.00%) SOAP
1 23 (92.00%) Unix
1 23 (92.00%) JSON
2 20 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (76.00%) Linux
4 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (68.00%) WSDL
5 17 (68.00%) Middleware
5 17 (68.00%) JSON Schema
6 16 (64.00%) WSO2
7 15 (60.00%) SoapUI
7 15 (60.00%) SOA
8 14 (56.00%) XSD
8 14 (56.00%) Java
8 14 (56.00%) Subversion
9 13 (52.00%) HTTP
9 13 (52.00%) SSL
9 13 (52.00%) Mac OS X
10 12 (48.00%) MuleSoft
11 11 (44.00%) WebLogic
12 10 (40.00%) SQL
13 9 (36.00%) Scrum
13 9 (36.00%) webMethods
13 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (36.00%) DevOps
13 9 (36.00%) Sequence Diagram
14 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (32.00%) Microservices
14 8 (32.00%) Kanban
14 8 (32.00%) Spring

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (44.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (32.00%) JBoss
3 6 (24.00%) Apache
3 6 (24.00%) Mule
4 4 (16.00%) Mule ESB
5 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.00%) nginx
6 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) HTTP
1 13 (52.00%) SSL
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 14 (56.00%) Subversion
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (28.00%) Maven
6 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (24.00%) IntelliJ
6 6 (24.00%) JUnit
6 6 (24.00%) Selenium
7 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (4.00%) Ant
8 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.00%) Gatling
8 1 (4.00%) Grunt
8 1 (4.00%) gulp
8 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
8 1 (4.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Integration Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Messaging Developer
5 5 (20.00%) MuleSoft Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Scala Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Linux Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SOA Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Scala Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Unix Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) JSON
1 23 (92.00%) SOAP
2 17 (68.00%) JSON Schema
2 17 (68.00%) Middleware
2 17 (68.00%) WSDL
3 14 (56.00%) XSD
4 8 (32.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) Spring
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) EJB
6 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) J2SE
6 6 (24.00%) Play Framework
7 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Unix
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) SOA
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 8 (32.00%) Kanban
4 8 (32.00%) Microservices
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (24.00%) Coaching
6 6 (24.00%) Conceptual Models
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) API Design
9 2 (8.00%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (8.00%) High Availability
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Groovy
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Haskell
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 7 (28.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Grafana
4 1 (4.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) WSO2
2 12 (48.00%) MuleSoft
3 9 (36.00%) webMethods
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Facebook
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Telerik