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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.15% 8.57% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.23% 36.00% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Median daily rate £415 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
26 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.80% 23.81% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 25
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 19 January 2017, 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) RESTful
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 2 (14.29%) User Experience
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) User Stories

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Angular Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (21.43%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (21.43%) HTML Developer
4 3 (21.43%) XML Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) Akka
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian