Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 5 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.53% 6.18% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 26.67% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Solihull median daily rate - £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £393 £364
% change year-on-year +1.85% +7.97% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £38.63
90th Percentile £43.75 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% -37.50% +39.42%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 15.15% 23.17% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 37
Solihull median daily rate £415 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +2.94% +3.58%
10th Percentile £346 £236 £280
90th Percentile £576 £508 £415
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate £28.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £16.05 - £38.63
90th Percentile £40.75 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +29.79% -18.09% -3.56%

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 19 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) StructureMap
2 4 (80.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) RPG
3 1 (20.00%) BPCS
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) OS/400
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) RPG IV

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) StructureMap
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) RPG
3 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) IBM