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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 10 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 33 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.42% 4.20% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.83% 14.49% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £390 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +3.89%
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
72 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.82% 28.99% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 33 (67.35%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) Spring
2 28 (57.14%) Finance
3 26 (53.06%) Oracle
4 23 (46.94%) Web Services
5 22 (44.90%) SQL
6 20 (40.82%) J2EE
7 19 (38.78%) JDBC
7 19 (38.78%) MVC
8 17 (34.69%) SOAP
8 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
9 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
9 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
10 15 (30.61%) Banking
11 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 14 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (28.57%) Integration Testing
12 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
12 13 (26.53%) XSLT
12 13 (26.53%) WSDL
13 12 (24.49%) Middleware
13 12 (24.49%) jQuery
13 12 (24.49%) JAX-WS
14 11 (22.45%) CSS
14 11 (22.45%) AOP
14 11 (22.45%) TDD
15 10 (20.41%) IBM
15 10 (20.41%) JAXB
15 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing

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 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.20%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 8 (16.33%) Selenium
3 7 (14.29%) JUnit
4 5 (10.20%) Subversion
5 4 (8.16%) Checkstyle
5 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.16%) FindBugs
5 4 (8.16%) Maven
5 4 (8.16%) Mockito
5 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
5 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) International Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 29 (59.18%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.45%) XML Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Applications Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Applications Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (8.16%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) Spring
2 23 (46.94%) Web Services
3 20 (40.82%) J2EE
4 19 (38.78%) JDBC
5 17 (34.69%) SOAP
6 13 (26.53%) WSDL
6 13 (26.53%) XSLT
7 12 (24.49%) JAX-WS
7 12 (24.49%) jQuery
7 12 (24.49%) Middleware
8 11 (22.45%) CSS
9 10 (20.41%) JAXB
10 9 (18.37%) HTML
10 9 (18.37%) JSP
11 8 (16.33%) .NET
12 7 (14.29%) RESTful
12 7 (14.29%) Servlets
13 6 (12.24%) Java EE
13 6 (12.24%) JSON
13 6 (12.24%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
1 4 (8.16%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) MVC
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
3 14 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 14 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (22.45%) AOP
4 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) Kanban
5 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Web Development
8 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.16%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.16%) OOP
9 4 (8.16%) Validation
9 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.37%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.16%) VB
6 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Sybase
3 6 (12.24%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.16%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) Kofax