Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 16 August 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.53% 1.94% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.26% 10.91% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Warwickshire median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £245 £275 £296
90th Percentile £533 £448 £435
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £475 £415
% change year-on-year -18.42% +14.46% +23.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Warwickshire median hourly rate £27.50 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +38.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26.25 £24.83 £20.65
90th Percentile £28.75 £33.98 £24.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -1.64%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 124 110 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 21.09% 17.74% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 83
Warwickshire median daily rate £385 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -10.96% +11.45%
10th Percentile £188 £165 £261
90th Percentile £538 £490 £497
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 9
Warwickshire median hourly rate £29.50 £32.72 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.84% +36.33% -23.66%
10th Percentile £22.57 £25.88 £20.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.58 £38.66
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +26.53% -16.51%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Warwickshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Warwickshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Warwickshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Warwickshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Warwick +2 2 - - 3
Leamington Spa - 2 - - 1
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (22.22%) Java 8
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Notepad++
3 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (11.11%) Sage