The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 32 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 25 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.93% 3.72% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 14.98% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 21
Median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £302 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £506 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -5.71%
XML
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
150 247 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.58% 24.82% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 173 108
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 7 £413 -8.33% 1
Warrington -4 7 £625 +27.55%
Macclesfield +2 4 £325 +1.56% 2
Knutsford +7 2 £400 +3.22%
Wilmslow - 1 £376 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) JSON
3 22 (43.14%) Java
4 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 21 (41.18%) CSS
5 18 (35.29%) Web Services
5 18 (35.29%) SQL
6 15 (29.41%) RESTful
7 14 (27.45%) J2EE
8 12 (23.53%) C#
8 12 (23.53%) SOA
8 12 (23.53%) jQuery
9 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
10 10 (19.61%) TDD
10 10 (19.61%) Spring
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 9 (17.65%) .NET
11 9 (17.65%) SOAP
11 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
12 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (15.69%) Microservices
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle
12 8 (15.69%) Windows
13 7 (13.73%) PHP
13 7 (13.73%) Unix

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data
4 6 (11.76%) DB2
5 5 (9.80%) MySQL
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) Informix
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
1 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) JMeter
2 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.88%) LoadUI
2 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
4 1 (1.96%) Gradle
4 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.96%) Mockito
4 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.96%) QUnit
4 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.80%) CRM Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Principal Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) JSON
2 21 (41.18%) CSS
2 21 (41.18%) HTML
3 18 (35.29%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) RESTful
5 14 (27.45%) J2EE
6 12 (23.53%) jQuery
7 10 (19.61%) Spring
8 9 (17.65%) .NET
8 9 (17.65%) SOAP
9 7 (13.73%) Ajax
9 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (11.76%) Middleware
10 6 (11.76%) XML Messaging
10 6 (11.76%) XSL
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.80%) JDBC
11 5 (9.80%) REST
11 5 (9.80%) WSDL
12 4 (7.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) SOA
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Microservices
5 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
5 7 (13.73%) Workflow
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.80%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.84%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) C#
5 7 (13.73%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Compuware
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
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