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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 30 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 38 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.13% 3.25% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.10% 13.62% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 16
Median daily rate £408 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £373 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £635 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.76 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+41.68% -9.25%
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
210 257 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.34% 23.88% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 193 124
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -49.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 23 £475 +53.22% 4
Warrington -4 7 £420 -18.44% 5
Wilmslow - 3 £308 - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 74 (71.15%) Java
2 53 (50.96%) SOAP
2 53 (50.96%) Web Services
3 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (45.19%) Spring
5 46 (44.23%) J2EE
5 46 (44.23%) Oracle
6 45 (43.27%) JDBC
7 44 (42.31%) Finance
8 42 (40.38%) SQL
8 42 (40.38%) JSON
9 37 (35.58%) JavaScript
9 37 (35.58%) HTML
10 32 (30.77%) CSS
11 31 (29.81%) Banking
12 29 (27.88%) RESTful
13 28 (26.92%) IBM
14 27 (25.96%) WSDL
14 27 (25.96%) Waterfall
15 26 (25.00%) JAX-WS
15 26 (25.00%) Integration Testing
16 25 (24.04%) TDD
16 25 (24.04%) HTTP
17 24 (23.08%) Software Engineering
17 24 (23.08%) Apache Camel
17 24 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
18 23 (22.12%) PL/SQL
18 23 (22.12%) Middleware
19 22 (21.15%) AOP
19 22 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing

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 20 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.46%) JBoss
3 13 (12.50%) Apache
3 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.88%) SAS
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.96%) Google Play
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) HTTP
2 7 (6.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) AMQP
3 2 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) Oracle Database
2 15 (14.42%) MySQL
3 11 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) Informix
7 1 (0.96%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack Swift
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) JIRA
2 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.46%) Selenium
3 13 (12.50%) JUnit
4 11 (10.58%) Subversion
5 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.81%) Maven
6 5 (4.81%) Mockito
6 5 (4.81%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.85%) Checkstyle
7 4 (3.85%) FindBugs
8 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.92%) Introscope
10 1 (0.96%) Gradle
10 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.96%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.96%) QUnit
10 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (42.31%) Finance
2 31 (29.81%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) International Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Publishing
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (73.08%) Developer
2 50 (48.08%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.19%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Architect
6 13 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 12 (11.54%) XML Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Java Applications Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Technical Architect
10 7 (6.73%) Digital Architect
11 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Digital Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (5.77%) Java Architect
12 5 (4.81%) Agile Developer
13 4 (3.85%) CRM Developer
13 4 (3.85%) Java Engineer
13 4 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) SOAP
1 53 (50.96%) Web Services
2 47 (45.19%) Spring
3 46 (44.23%) J2EE
4 45 (43.27%) JDBC
5 42 (40.38%) JSON
6 37 (35.58%) HTML
7 32 (30.77%) CSS
8 29 (27.88%) RESTful
9 27 (25.96%) WSDL
10 26 (25.00%) JAX-WS
11 24 (23.08%) Apache Camel
12 23 (22.12%) Middleware
13 21 (20.19%) JAXB
14 18 (17.31%) REST
14 18 (17.31%) XSLT
15 15 (14.42%) CSS3
15 15 (14.42%) HTML5
15 15 (14.42%) jQuery
16 12 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
1 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.88%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Animation
4 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.96%) AIX
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Waterfall
3 26 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 25 (24.04%) TDD
5 24 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 24 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (21.15%) AOP
6 22 (21.15%) Kanban
6 22 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (17.31%) SOA
8 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.38%) BDD
10 15 (14.42%) MVC
11 13 (12.50%) High Availability
12 11 (10.58%) E-business
12 11 (10.58%) Microservices
13 9 (8.65%) Open Source
14 8 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (7.69%) Validation
15 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (71.15%) Java
2 42 (40.38%) SQL
3 37 (35.58%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.12%) PL/SQL
5 13 (12.50%) C
6 11 (10.58%) C#
6 11 (10.58%) C++
7 8 (7.69%) PHP
8 4 (3.85%) Python
9 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.88%) VB
9 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.92%) XAML
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) VB6
11 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Oracle
2 28 (26.92%) IBM
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.81%) Perforce
5 4 (3.85%) Sybase
5 4 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.96%) Compuware
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.96%) Software AG
6 1 (0.96%) Talend
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago