The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 13 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.54% 3.91% 8.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.00% 17.86% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £413 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
XML
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.36% 21.88% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 20
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Chester region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Chester

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Chester region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for XML.

1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) RESTful
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) J2EE
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (26.32%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 4 (21.05%) JAX-WS
8 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) AOP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.26%) QUnit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 2 (10.53%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) JSON
2 9 (47.37%) RESTful
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) J2EE
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) JAXB
7 4 (21.05%) JAX-WS
7 4 (21.05%) JDBC
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (21.05%) WSDL
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
9 2 (10.53%) Node.js
10 1 (5.26%) CSS3
10 1 (5.26%) POJO
10 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Kanban
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) AOP
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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