Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 20 June 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.79% 2.33% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 8.45% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £413 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -20.59% +30.77%
10th Percentile £394 £246 £379
90th Percentile £431 £438 £472
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.25 £23.95 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.92% +6.44% +2.27%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 78 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.71% 27.63% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 64
Staffordshire median daily rate £330 £336 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +6.32% -15.67%
10th Percentile £282 £224 £211
90th Percentile £425 £409 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.25 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +15.56% -25.50%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Staffordshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Staffordshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) REST

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL