The table below looks at the statistics for XML 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 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 43 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.52% 3.13% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.24% 11.19% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 15
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 - £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 - £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.02 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -16.66%
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
185 277 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.75% 27.98% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 149 152
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.34 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 12 £319 -1.92% 5
Warrington -11 8 - - 1
Knutsford +9 5 £385 +19.37%
Runcorn - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 4
Middlewich - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 46 (61.33%) Java
2 38 (50.67%) Oracle
3 37 (49.33%) HTML
4 28 (37.33%) SQL
4 28 (37.33%) J2EE
5 23 (30.67%) Web Services
6 22 (29.33%) CSS
7 21 (28.00%) JSP
8 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 20 (26.67%) XSLT
9 19 (25.33%) Finance
10 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.67%) .NET
11 17 (22.67%) Spring
12 16 (21.33%) Struts
13 15 (20.00%) JUnit
14 14 (18.67%) SOAP
15 13 (17.33%) Java EE
15 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
15 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
16 12 (16.00%) jQuery
17 11 (14.67%) C#
17 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
17 11 (14.67%) Subversion
17 11 (14.67%) JSF
17 11 (14.67%) XPath
17 11 (14.67%) Oracle EBS R12
17 11 (14.67%) Oracle iProcurement
18 10 (13.33%) PL/SQL
18 10 (13.33%) Eclipse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.67%) JBoss
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle iProcurement
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) HTTPS
1 8 (10.67%) SSH
2 7 (9.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) SMTP
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.00%) JasperReports
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.00%) MySQL
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.67%) SQLite
9 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.33%) Informix
9 1 (1.33%) MS Access
9 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) JUnit
2 11 (14.67%) Subversion
3 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.33%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Selenium
5 3 (4.00%) NUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Xcode
6 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.67%) JBehave
7 1 (1.33%) Mockito
7 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.33%) Ant
7 1 (1.33%) Introscope
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Consultant
4 11 (14.67%) Functional Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Supply Chain Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Procurement Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) HTML
2 28 (37.33%) J2EE
3 23 (30.67%) Web Services
4 22 (29.33%) CSS
5 21 (28.00%) JSP
6 20 (26.67%) XSLT
7 17 (22.67%) .NET
7 17 (22.67%) Spring
8 16 (21.33%) Struts
9 14 (18.67%) SOAP
10 13 (17.33%) Java EE
11 12 (16.00%) jQuery
12 11 (14.67%) JSF
12 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.00%) JDBC
13 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (12.00%) REST
14 8 (10.67%) Struts2
15 7 (9.33%) HTML5
15 7 (9.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.00%) iPad
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) Wiki
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.67%) UNIX
4 4 (5.33%) Android
5 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) TDD
2 10 (13.33%) MVC
3 8 (10.67%) Workflow
4 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.33%) OO
5 6 (8.00%) E-business
5 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.67%) SOA
6 5 (6.67%) EAM
6 5 (6.67%) CRM
6 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.33%) B2C
8 3 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.00%) OOD
8 3 (4.00%) Kanban
8 3 (4.00%) Data Validation
8 3 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) Java
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.67%) C#
4 11 (14.67%) XPath
5 10 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) C++
7 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.67%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) HNC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.00%) hybris
4 2 (2.67%) Kony
4 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Compuware
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) webMethods
5 1 (1.33%) Perforce
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
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