The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.57% 23.81% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 42.86% 71.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate £338 £375 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Bolton region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Spring.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (50.00%) Ninject
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Network
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter