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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 47 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing XML 26 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 3.64% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.40% 14.80% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 11
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£495 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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
228 196 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.34% 24.59% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 114 102
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington -1 16 £520 +39.59% 4
Knutsford - 2 £500 -
Chester -12 1 £350 +27.27% 7
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (68.12%) Web Services
2 35 (50.72%) HTML
3 34 (49.28%) Java
3 34 (49.28%) JSON
4 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 30 (43.48%) Finance
6 29 (42.03%) SOAP
7 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (39.13%) CSS
9 24 (34.78%) SQL
10 23 (33.33%) SDLC
11 19 (27.54%) jQuery
11 19 (27.54%) J2EE
12 18 (26.09%) WSDL
12 18 (26.09%) Spring
12 18 (26.09%) Software Engineering
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
14 15 (21.74%) .NET
15 14 (20.29%) Banking
15 14 (20.29%) TDD
15 14 (20.29%) RESTful
15 14 (20.29%) REST
16 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
16 13 (18.84%) Degree
16 13 (18.84%) Oracle
17 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
17 12 (17.39%) HTML5
17 12 (17.39%) Integration Testing
17 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (17.39%) System Integration Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.80%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Documentum
5 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.45%) Railo
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Internet
2 8 (11.59%) HTTP
3 3 (4.35%) VPN
3 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.45%) GPRS
4 1 (1.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.70%) Informix
4 6 (8.70%) MS Access
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) Subversion
3 7 (10.14%) Selenium
3 7 (10.14%) Mockito
4 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) JUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) PhpStorm
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) Introscope
7 1 (1.45%) Lombardi
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Ant
7 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.35%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (68.12%) Web Services
2 35 (50.72%) HTML
3 34 (49.28%) JSON
4 29 (42.03%) SOAP
5 27 (39.13%) CSS
6 19 (27.54%) J2EE
6 19 (27.54%) jQuery
7 18 (26.09%) WSDL
7 18 (26.09%) Spring
8 15 (21.74%) .NET
9 14 (20.29%) RESTful
9 14 (20.29%) REST
10 12 (17.39%) HTML5
11 9 (13.04%) Servlets
12 8 (11.59%) XSL
12 8 (11.59%) XSLT
12 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
13 7 (10.14%) PowerMock
13 7 (10.14%) JDBC
13 7 (10.14%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.80%) NHS
2 4 (5.80%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) AIX
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Vista
2 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 6 (8.70%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) SDLC
3 18 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.29%) TDD
5 12 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 9 (13.04%) MVC
7 8 (11.59%) Scrum
7 8 (11.59%) OOP
7 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) OO
9 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
9 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
10 5 (7.25%) CRM
10 5 (7.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) VB
5 7 (10.14%) VBScript
5 7 (10.14%) C#
5 7 (10.14%) C++
6 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.25%) C
7 5 (7.25%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.80%) XPath
9 3 (4.35%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.45%) PHP5
11 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) IBM
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Perforce
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) Compuware
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Apple
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