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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 29 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.64% 3.01% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.26% 13.31% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 10
Median daily rate £375 £440 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £363 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £635 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
190 263 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.87% 22.59% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 202 104
Median daily rate £380 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £540 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 September 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 September 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 +9 10 £400 +14.69% 4
Warrington -1 7 £475 -8.65%
Wilmslow - 3 £308 -
Macclesfield - 2 £325 - 1
Knutsford +6 1 £400 -1.23%
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 70 (72.92%) Java
2 52 (54.17%) SOAP
3 50 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (47.92%) Web Services
5 45 (46.88%) J2EE
6 44 (45.83%) Spring
7 42 (43.75%) JDBC
8 41 (42.71%) Oracle
9 39 (40.63%) HTML
9 39 (40.63%) JSON
10 37 (38.54%) Finance
11 36 (37.50%) SQL
12 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
13 32 (33.33%) CSS
14 27 (28.13%) RESTful
15 26 (27.08%) Banking
15 26 (27.08%) WSDL
16 25 (26.04%) JAX-WS
16 25 (26.04%) Waterfall
17 24 (25.00%) IBM
18 23 (23.96%) Integration Testing
18 23 (23.96%) Apache Camel
19 22 (22.92%) PL/SQL
20 21 (21.88%) HTTP
20 21 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
20 21 (21.88%) AOP
20 21 (21.88%) Kanban
20 21 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
21 20 (20.83%) JAXB

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 15 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.58%) JBoss
3 13 (13.54%) Tomcat
4 12 (12.50%) Apache
5 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.13%) SAS
7 2 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.08%) Confluence
7 2 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.04%) CMS
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.88%) HTTP
2 4 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.08%) AMQP
4 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.58%) MySQL
3 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.04%) Big Data
7 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.04%) DB2
7 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.04%) Informix
7 1 (1.04%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) JIRA
2 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.46%) JUnit
2 11 (11.46%) Selenium
3 10 (10.42%) Subversion
4 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Mockito
5 3 (3.13%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.08%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.08%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) Gradle
7 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.04%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.04%) QUnit
7 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 26 (27.08%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) International Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (71.88%) Developer
2 46 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 14 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Applications Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 10 (10.42%) XML Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Digital Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Digital Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.17%) SOAP
2 46 (47.92%) Web Services
3 45 (46.88%) J2EE
4 44 (45.83%) Spring
5 42 (43.75%) JDBC
6 39 (40.63%) HTML
6 39 (40.63%) JSON
7 32 (33.33%) CSS
8 27 (28.13%) RESTful
9 26 (27.08%) WSDL
10 25 (26.04%) JAX-WS
11 23 (23.96%) Apache Camel
12 20 (20.83%) JAXB
13 19 (19.79%) Middleware
14 18 (18.75%) REST
15 15 (15.63%) CSS3
15 15 (15.63%) HTML5
16 14 (14.58%) XSLT
17 11 (11.46%) ActiveMQ
17 11 (11.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.04%) Animation
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) AIX
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) Waterfall
3 23 (23.96%) Integration Testing
4 21 (21.88%) AOP
4 21 (21.88%) Kanban
4 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 21 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (20.83%) TDD
6 17 (17.71%) SOA
7 16 (16.67%) BDD
8 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.50%) High Availability
10 11 (11.46%) E-business
10 11 (11.46%) Microservices
10 11 (11.46%) MVC
11 9 (9.38%) Open Source
12 7 (7.29%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (7.29%) Validation
13 6 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.92%) Java
2 36 (37.50%) SQL
3 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.92%) PL/SQL
5 13 (13.54%) C
6 11 (11.46%) C++
7 9 (9.38%) C#
8 5 (5.21%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) Python
10 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.04%) Ruby
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Oracle
2 24 (25.00%) IBM
3 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe
4 3 (3.13%) Perforce
4 3 (3.13%) Sybase
4 3 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.04%) Compuware
6 1 (1.04%) HP
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago