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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 9 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 23 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.37% 0.66% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.07% 4.00% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% +12.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.76 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+41.68% -9.25%
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
56 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.56% 16.56% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 20
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
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 August 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 August 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 47 (83.93%) Java
2 42 (75.00%) Spring
3 36 (64.29%) Web Services
4 35 (62.50%) Finance
5 32 (57.14%) J2EE
5 32 (57.14%) SOAP
6 30 (53.57%) JDBC
7 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (48.21%) WSDL
9 26 (46.43%) Oracle
9 26 (46.43%) JAX-WS
9 26 (46.43%) Waterfall
10 25 (44.64%) SQL
11 24 (42.86%) Integration Testing
11 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
11 24 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
12 22 (39.29%) AOP
12 22 (39.29%) Kanban
13 21 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (37.50%) JAXB
14 19 (33.93%) PL/SQL
15 17 (30.36%) TDD
16 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
16 16 (28.57%) JSON
16 16 (28.57%) XSLT
16 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database
16 16 (28.57%) RESTful
17 15 (26.79%) BDD
17 15 (26.79%) Banking
18 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.36%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.43%) Selenium
3 10 (17.86%) JUnit
3 10 (17.86%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (5.36%) Checkstyle
5 3 (5.36%) FindBugs
5 3 (5.36%) Mockito
5 3 (5.36%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.79%) QUnit
General
1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) International Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 39 (69.64%) Java Developer
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Developer
4 15 (26.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (23.21%) Applications Developer
6 11 (19.64%) Senior Applications Developer
6 11 (19.64%) XML Developer
7 10 (17.86%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Digital Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
10 3 (5.36%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
11 2 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
11 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) Spring
2 36 (64.29%) Web Services
3 32 (57.14%) J2EE
3 32 (57.14%) SOAP
4 30 (53.57%) JDBC
5 27 (48.21%) WSDL
6 26 (46.43%) JAX-WS
7 21 (37.50%) JAXB
8 16 (28.57%) JSON
8 16 (28.57%) RESTful
8 16 (28.57%) XSLT
9 12 (21.43%) HTML
10 11 (19.64%) Apache Camel
11 10 (17.86%) Middleware
12 9 (16.07%) CSS
12 9 (16.07%) jQuery
13 8 (14.29%) JSP
13 8 (14.29%) POJO
14 4 (7.14%) Servlets
14 4 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
1 3 (5.36%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Waterfall
3 24 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 24 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 22 (39.29%) AOP
4 22 (39.29%) Kanban
5 21 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (30.36%) TDD
7 15 (26.79%) BDD
8 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (17.86%) MVC
10 8 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.36%) OOP
12 3 (5.36%) SDLC
12 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
12 3 (5.36%) Web Development
13 2 (3.57%) Front End Development
13 2 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) PL/SQL
4 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Sybase
3 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.36%) Perforce
Chester, Cheshire
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