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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 68 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.69% 2.64% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.66% 9.12% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 17
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £401 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
265 285 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.08% 28.99% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 199 87
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +17 35 £400 +6.66% 1
Warrington +3 20 £500 +28.20%
Knutsford -10 3 - -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 85 (59.44%) Java
2 84 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (56.64%) JavaScript
4 77 (53.85%) SOAP
5 73 (51.05%) JSON
6 69 (48.25%) Web Services
7 64 (44.76%) HTML
8 62 (43.36%) CSS
9 60 (41.96%) Oracle
10 51 (35.66%) Finance
11 47 (32.87%) HTTP
12 44 (30.77%) SQL
12 44 (30.77%) J2EE
13 41 (28.67%) Banking
14 38 (26.57%) Spring
15 37 (25.87%) JDBC
15 37 (25.87%) IBM
16 36 (25.17%) MVC
17 34 (23.78%) HTML5
18 32 (22.38%) RESTful
19 31 (21.68%) WebSphere
20 30 (20.98%) Middleware
21 29 (20.28%) jQuery
21 29 (20.28%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (19.58%) TDD
22 28 (19.58%) Web Design
23 27 (18.88%) Responsive Web Design
24 25 (17.48%) Waterfall
25 23 (16.08%) WSDL
25 23 (16.08%) JBoss

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 31 (21.68%) WebSphere
2 23 (16.08%) JBoss
3 18 (12.59%) Apache
4 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.99%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (6.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (6.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (5.59%) CICS
7 8 (5.59%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.80%) iPlanet
9 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.10%) SAS
10 2 (1.40%) Node.js
11 1 (0.70%) CMS
11 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Google Play
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.87%) HTTP
2 6 (4.20%) Internet
3 4 (2.80%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.40%) AMQP
4 2 (1.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) Intranet
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) MySQL
2 13 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.39%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.29%) DB2
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.40%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.70%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack Swift
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (16.08%) JIRA
2 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.79%) Subversion
4 12 (8.39%) JUnit
5 10 (6.99%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.29%) Selenium
7 8 (5.59%) ClearCase
8 7 (4.90%) Mockito
9 6 (4.20%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.50%) Checkstyle
10 5 (3.50%) FindBugs
10 5 (3.50%) Maven
10 5 (3.50%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.80%) Introscope
12 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.40%) Xcode
General
1 51 (35.66%) Finance
2 41 (28.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) International Banking
3 3 (2.10%) Local Government
4 2 (1.40%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (75.52%) Developer
2 50 (34.97%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Senior Developer
4 19 (13.29%) Architect
5 18 (12.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (10.49%) XML Developer
7 14 (9.79%) HTML Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Technical Architect
9 11 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
9 11 (7.69%) ServiceNow Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Applications Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Digital Developer
11 9 (6.29%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.90%) Digital Architect
12 7 (4.90%) Senior Applications Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Agile Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Digital Technical Architect
13 6 (4.20%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (53.85%) SOAP
2 73 (51.05%) JSON
3 69 (48.25%) Web Services
4 64 (44.76%) HTML
5 62 (43.36%) CSS
6 44 (30.77%) J2EE
7 38 (26.57%) Spring
8 37 (25.87%) JDBC
9 34 (23.78%) HTML5
10 32 (22.38%) RESTful
11 30 (20.98%) Middleware
12 29 (20.28%) jQuery
13 23 (16.08%) WSDL
14 20 (13.99%) Apache Camel
15 19 (13.29%) CSS3
15 19 (13.29%) JSP
16 17 (11.89%) REST
17 16 (11.19%) Servlets
17 16 (11.19%) XSLT
18 15 (10.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.59%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.59%) PMI
4 7 (4.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.50%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.80%) Online Banking
8 3 (2.10%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.40%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Animation
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Linux
2 6 (4.20%) Windows
3 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.10%) Android
5 2 (1.40%) Unix
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.17%) MVC
3 29 (20.28%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (19.58%) TDD
4 28 (19.58%) Web Design
5 27 (18.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 25 (17.48%) Waterfall
7 20 (13.99%) ITIL
8 19 (13.29%) Integration Testing
9 18 (12.59%) Web Development
10 16 (11.19%) Front End Development
10 16 (11.19%) SOA
10 16 (11.19%) Unit Testing
11 15 (10.49%) High Availability
11 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.49%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (9.09%) BDD
12 13 (9.09%) E-business
12 13 (9.09%) Kanban
12 13 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.44%) Java
2 81 (56.64%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.77%) SQL
4 19 (13.29%) PL/SQL
5 15 (10.49%) C
5 15 (10.49%) C++
6 12 (8.39%) C#
7 8 (5.59%) Assembly Language
7 8 (5.59%) COBOL
7 8 (5.59%) PHP
8 5 (3.50%) VB
8 5 (3.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.80%) Python
9 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.80%) XAML
10 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.40%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) BC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.90%) Degree
5 5 (3.50%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.80%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (41.96%) Oracle
2 37 (25.87%) IBM
3 21 (14.69%) ServiceNow
4 8 (5.59%) Chordiant
5 6 (4.20%) Sybase
5 6 (4.20%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.50%) Perforce
6 5 (3.50%) Sun
7 4 (2.80%) CA
8 2 (1.40%) Google
8 2 (1.40%) Software AG
8 2 (1.40%) Talend
9 1 (0.70%) Kofax
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
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