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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 28 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 42 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.35% 4.24% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.44% 14.29% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 12
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £440 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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
216 238 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.52% 29.68% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 110 102
Average daily rate £350 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +14 18 £388 +19.23% 7
Knutsford -4 5 £415 +27.69%
Warrington -6 1 - - 4
Wilmslow - 1 £288 - 5
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 4
Alderley Edge - - - -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 57 (64.77%) Java
2 47 (53.41%) HTML
3 38 (43.18%) Web Services
4 33 (37.50%) Oracle
4 33 (37.50%) Finance
5 30 (34.09%) J2EE
6 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
6 29 (32.95%) SOAP
7 27 (30.68%) SQL
8 26 (29.55%) CSS
8 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (29.55%) Spring
9 21 (23.86%) XSLT
10 20 (22.73%) JSON
10 20 (22.73%) jQuery
11 19 (21.59%) JSP
12 18 (20.45%) Banking
13 17 (19.32%) REST
13 17 (19.32%) .NET
14 15 (17.05%) JUnit
15 14 (15.91%) Struts
15 14 (15.91%) HTTP
15 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
15 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
16 13 (14.77%) HTML5
16 13 (14.77%) Java EE
16 13 (14.77%) Windows
16 13 (14.77%) MVC
17 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
17 12 (13.64%) C#

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.55%) JBoss
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Confluence
4 3 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) HTTP
2 8 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 8 (9.09%) SSH
3 6 (6.82%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (1.14%) GPRS
5 1 (1.14%) UMTS
5 1 (1.14%) SMTP
5 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (5.68%) MS Access
4 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.41%) Informix
6 2 (2.27%) JasperReports
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) SQLite
7 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) JUnit
2 9 (10.23%) Subversion
3 8 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.82%) Selenium
4 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.55%) Maven
6 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.55%) Mockito
7 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.41%) NUnit
8 2 (2.27%) Ant
8 2 (2.27%) Introscope
8 2 (2.27%) JBehave
9 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.14%) Xcode
General
1 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (20.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 39 (44.32%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Consultant
4 11 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Procurement Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (53.41%) HTML
2 38 (43.18%) Web Services
3 30 (34.09%) J2EE
4 29 (32.95%) SOAP
5 26 (29.55%) CSS
5 26 (29.55%) Spring
6 21 (23.86%) XSLT
7 20 (22.73%) JSON
7 20 (22.73%) jQuery
8 19 (21.59%) JSP
9 17 (19.32%) .NET
9 17 (19.32%) REST
10 14 (15.91%) Struts
11 13 (14.77%) Java EE
11 13 (14.77%) HTML5
12 9 (10.23%) JDBC
13 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 7 (7.95%) RESTful
14 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
14 7 (7.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) iPad
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.55%) AIX
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
3 4 (4.55%) Android
3 4 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 4 (4.55%) UNIX
4 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) MVC
3 12 (13.64%) TDD
4 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.36%) OO
6 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
7 8 (9.09%) SOA
7 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.09%) Workflow
8 7 (7.95%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.82%) E-business
9 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.68%) CRM
10 5 (5.68%) OOP
10 5 (5.68%) EAM
10 5 (5.68%) Project Management
11 4 (4.55%) B2C
11 4 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) Java
2 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.68%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) C#
5 11 (12.50%) XPath
6 7 (7.95%) C++
7 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.82%) VB
8 5 (5.68%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.55%) C
9 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.55%) VBScript
9 4 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) HNC
4 1 (1.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) IBM
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.41%) hybris
4 2 (2.27%) Perforce
4 2 (2.27%) Kony
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Compuware
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Apple
5 1 (1.14%) webMethods
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator
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