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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 51 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 26 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.68% 2.74% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.19% 14.57% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £348 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
283 151 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.18% 18.83% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 89 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.27% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Chester +6 8 £375 -0.13% 3
Knutsford - 4 £353 - 1
Warrington -8 2 £390 +30.00% 5
Macclesfield -8 1 £330 -17.50%
Wilmslow - 1 £288 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 49 (72.06%) Java
2 41 (60.29%) HTML
3 40 (58.82%) Web Services
4 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 33 (48.53%) Finance
6 31 (45.59%) SOAP
7 30 (44.12%) JSON
8 28 (41.18%) Spring
9 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (39.71%) CSS
10 26 (38.24%) SQL
11 25 (36.76%) SDLC
12 24 (35.29%) jQuery
13 23 (33.82%) J2EE
14 21 (30.88%) Oracle
15 20 (29.41%) Banking
16 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
16 19 (27.94%) WSDL
17 17 (25.00%) TDD
18 15 (22.06%) HTTP
18 15 (22.06%) Integration Testing
18 15 (22.06%) REST
19 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (20.59%) Degree
20 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
20 13 (19.12%) IBM
20 13 (19.12%) Windows
20 13 (19.12%) JUnit
20 13 (19.12%) Subversion
21 12 (17.65%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.88%) Node.js
5 3 (4.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) Railo
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) HTTP
2 11 (16.18%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (1.47%) Intranet
5 1 (1.47%) GPRS
5 1 (1.47%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.76%) Informix
4 6 (8.82%) MS Access
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
1 13 (19.12%) JUnit
1 13 (19.12%) Subversion
2 9 (13.24%) Mockito
2 9 (13.24%) Selenium
3 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.82%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.41%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.41%) Introscope
6 3 (4.41%) Maven
6 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.41%) Ant
6 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.94%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Gradle
8 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (85.29%) Developer
2 33 (48.53%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.41%) CRM Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.94%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) HTML
2 40 (58.82%) Web Services
3 31 (45.59%) SOAP
4 30 (44.12%) JSON
5 28 (41.18%) Spring
6 27 (39.71%) CSS
7 24 (35.29%) jQuery
8 23 (33.82%) J2EE
9 19 (27.94%) WSDL
10 15 (22.06%) REST
11 12 (17.65%) HTML5
12 11 (16.18%) RESTful
12 11 (16.18%) JDBC
12 11 (16.18%) Servlets
13 10 (14.71%) XSL
14 9 (13.24%) PowerMock
14 9 (13.24%) Java EE
14 9 (13.24%) JAX-RPC
14 9 (13.24%) XSLT
14 9 (13.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) N-Tier
1 6 (8.82%) Online Banking
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) PKI
3 3 (4.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Mac OS
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Vista
3 7 (10.29%) AIX
3 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.47%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) SDLC
3 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
4 17 (25.00%) TDD
5 15 (22.06%) Integration Testing
6 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (17.65%) MVC
7 12 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Web Application Development
8 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
9 9 (13.24%) OOP
10 8 (11.76%) OO
11 7 (10.29%) BDD
11 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.82%) Scrum
13 5 (7.35%) Workflow
13 5 (7.35%) SOA
14 4 (5.88%) CRM
14 4 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) Java
2 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.24%) SQL
4 9 (13.24%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.76%) VB
5 8 (11.76%) C#
5 8 (11.76%) C++
6 7 (10.29%) XPath
6 7 (10.29%) VBScript
7 6 (8.82%) C
7 6 (8.82%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.47%) PHP5
10 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) IBM
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) hybris
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Perforce
4 3 (4.41%) Compuware
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
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