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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 28 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 44 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.63% 2.55% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.18% 11.06% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 20
Median daily rate £425 £498 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% +59.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £368 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
218 226 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 23.04% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 163 112
Median daily rate £400 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -46.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +20 31 £475 +35.71%
Warrington -11 3 £420 -19.23% 3
Wilmslow - 2 £308 - 3
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 90 (72.00%) Java
2 70 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (50.40%) Web Services
4 60 (48.00%) SOAP
5 59 (47.20%) Oracle
6 58 (46.40%) J2EE
6 58 (46.40%) Finance
7 53 (42.40%) JSON
8 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
9 50 (40.00%) SQL
10 48 (38.40%) JDBC
10 48 (38.40%) Spring
11 44 (35.20%) HTML
12 41 (32.80%) Banking
13 39 (31.20%) IBM
14 38 (30.40%) CSS
15 36 (28.80%) RESTful
15 36 (28.80%) Waterfall
16 35 (28.00%) WSDL
17 34 (27.20%) TDD
18 31 (24.80%) WebSphere
19 30 (24.00%) Middleware
20 27 (21.60%) HTTP
20 27 (21.60%) Integration Testing
21 26 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (20.80%) JAX-WS
21 26 (20.80%) Apache Camel
22 25 (20.00%) HTML5
23 24 (19.20%) System Integration Testing
23 24 (19.20%) Kanban

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 (24.80%) WebSphere
2 24 (19.20%) JBoss
3 17 (13.60%) Apache
4 15 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 12 (9.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (6.40%) CICS
6 8 (6.40%) WebLogic
7 7 (5.60%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (5.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.40%) iPlanet
8 3 (2.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Google Play
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.60%) HTTP
2 7 (5.60%) Internet
3 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.60%) AMQP
4 2 (1.60%) Network Security
5 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) MySQL
2 17 (13.60%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.20%) DB2
6 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.60%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.80%) Informix
8 1 (0.80%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.80%) OpenStack Swift
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.80%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (15.20%) JIRA
1 19 (15.20%) Subversion
2 17 (13.60%) JUnit
3 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.20%) Selenium
4 8 (6.40%) ClearCase
4 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.60%) Mockito
6 5 (4.00%) Maven
6 5 (4.00%) SonarQube
6 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.20%) Checkstyle
7 4 (3.20%) FindBugs
7 4 (3.20%) Introscope
8 2 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.60%) Xcode
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.80%) PHPUnit
General
1 58 (46.40%) Finance
2 41 (32.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) International Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Publishing
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (68.80%) Developer
2 54 (43.20%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.40%) Senior Developer
4 19 (15.20%) Architect
5 17 (13.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (12.00%) Applications Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Senior Applications Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Technical Architect
7 12 (9.60%) XML Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Agile Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Digital Architect
9 7 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.60%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (4.80%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.40%) Web Services
2 60 (48.00%) SOAP
3 58 (46.40%) J2EE
4 53 (42.40%) JSON
5 48 (38.40%) JDBC
5 48 (38.40%) Spring
6 44 (35.20%) HTML
7 38 (30.40%) CSS
8 36 (28.80%) RESTful
9 35 (28.00%) WSDL
10 30 (24.00%) Middleware
11 26 (20.80%) Apache Camel
11 26 (20.80%) JAX-WS
12 25 (20.00%) HTML5
13 21 (16.80%) JAXB
13 21 (16.80%) jQuery
14 20 (16.00%) XSLT
15 19 (15.20%) CSS3
15 19 (15.20%) JSP
16 17 (13.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.40%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.40%) PMI
3 7 (5.60%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.40%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.40%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Animation
8 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.60%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) AIX
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.80%) Waterfall
3 34 (27.20%) TDD
4 27 (21.60%) Integration Testing
5 26 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (19.20%) Kanban
6 24 (19.20%) Software Engineering
6 24 (19.20%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (17.60%) AOP
7 22 (17.60%) MVC
7 22 (17.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (16.80%) BDD
9 20 (16.00%) SOA
10 17 (13.60%) SDLC
11 15 (12.00%) High Availability
12 13 (10.40%) E-business
13 10 (8.00%) Validation
14 9 (7.20%) Microservices
14 9 (7.20%) Open Source
14 9 (7.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (72.00%) Java
2 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 50 (40.00%) SQL
4 23 (18.40%) PL/SQL
5 15 (12.00%) C
6 14 (11.20%) C++
7 12 (9.60%) C#
8 11 (8.80%) PHP
9 8 (6.40%) Assembly Language
9 8 (6.40%) COBOL
10 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.00%) VB
10 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.20%) Python
11 4 (3.20%) XAML
12 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.60%) Ruby
14 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) BC Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 59 (47.20%) Oracle
2 39 (31.20%) IBM
3 8 (6.40%) Chordiant
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.00%) Perforce
4 5 (4.00%) Sun
4 5 (4.00%) Sybase
4 5 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.40%) CA
6 2 (1.60%) Google
6 2 (1.60%) Software AG
6 2 (1.60%) Talend
7 1 (0.80%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) Compuware
7 1 (0.80%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
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