Period
to 16 October 2018

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 October 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 13 23
Contract jobs citing XML 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 4.29% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 37.50% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Worcestershire median daily rate - £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £415
% change year-on-year -15.79% +14.46% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +26.09% -3.16%

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 20 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 18.18% 11.43% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 23
Worcestershire median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £278 £269 £197
90th Percentile £448 £438 £435
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.29 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -23.66% +29.79% -19.92%

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