Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 December 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - +18 -
Contract jobs citing XML 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.61% - 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £350 - £275
10th Percentile £303 - £263
90th Percentile £425 - £288
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.31% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.75 £23.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year +35.11% -31.39% +19.38%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.46% 17.42% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 15
Worcestershire median daily rate £338 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.57% +11.15% +73.33%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £224
90th Percentile £438 £438 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +39.00% -26.67% +4.57%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Worcestershire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Worcestershire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Worcestershire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Worcester - 2 £375 -
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Drush
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Pega Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Drush
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Pega