The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 9 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing XML 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.09% 3.28% 9.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 8.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £338 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 25 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 25.45% 40.98% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 11
Median daily rate £250 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Stoke-on-Trent

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) SOLID

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (25.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) JSF
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft