Period
to 29 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 29 July 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 > Solihull
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.58% 3.05% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 15.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Solihull median daily rate £403 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.47% +8.75% +22.14%
10th Percentile £391 £335 £258
90th Percentile £414 £473 £410
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £415 £350
% change year-on-year +13.25% +18.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.95 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +6.44% +2.27% -32.31%

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 Solihull with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 25 60 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 14.62% 20.34% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 18
Solihull median daily rate £350 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £313 £213 £279
90th Percentile £415 £521 £410
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £25.00 £29.35
% change year-on-year +28.88% -14.81% +16.22%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Solihull

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Solihull

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Solihull region with a requirement for XML.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA