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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North West / Cheshire
Rank 31 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 16 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 7.73% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.96% 27.44% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 28
Median daily rate £415 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.54
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.24%

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
146 266 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.20% 28.18% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 184 139
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -2 6 £420 - 2
Macclesfield - 3 £163 -
Warrington -3 2 £503 +4.36% 2
Northwich - 2 £350 - 1
Knutsford +4 1 £338 -20.58% 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) JSON
4 16 (38.10%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) J2EE
7 11 (26.19%) HTML
7 11 (26.19%) CSS
7 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
8 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
8 10 (23.81%) RESTful
9 9 (21.43%) Oracle
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) SOA
10 8 (19.05%) Unix
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) DB2
10 8 (19.05%) C#
10 8 (19.05%) SOAP
10 8 (19.05%) Middleware
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (19.05%) jQuery
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) REST
11 7 (16.67%) Big Data
11 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (16.67%) Linux
12 6 (14.29%) AIX

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 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) RS-232
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 8 (19.05%) DB2
5 7 (16.67%) Big Data
5 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) MySQL
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JMeter
1 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.14%) LoadUI
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
1 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) Gradle
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Log4j
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Junior
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) JSON
2 16 (38.10%) Web Services
3 12 (28.57%) J2EE
4 11 (26.19%) CSS
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) RESTful
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
6 8 (19.05%) Middleware
6 8 (19.05%) SOAP
7 7 (16.67%) REST
8 6 (14.29%) Ajax
8 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.52%) Node.js
9 4 (9.52%) Spring
9 4 (9.52%) Struts
9 4 (9.52%) XHTML
10 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.14%) Apache Camel
10 3 (7.14%) CSS3
10 3 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Unix
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) SOA
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 6 (14.29%) Microservices
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) BDD
7 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) Kony
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Yahoo!
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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