The first table below looks at the demand for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £145 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 171 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.65% 22.92% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 110
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML Schema
North West

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing XML Schema 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 Schema.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing XML Schema 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 Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) RIA
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss