The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 18 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.25% 8.29% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.65% 20.73% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
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£388 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +54.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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
37 82 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.13% 40.00% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 19
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2015.

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 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 26 (89.66%) Java
2 23 (79.31%) HTML
3 20 (68.97%) J2EE
4 17 (58.62%) Spring
5 16 (55.17%) Web Services
6 14 (48.28%) XSLT
6 14 (48.28%) SOAP
6 14 (48.28%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) HTTP
7 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) JUnit
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle
10 8 (27.59%) JSON
11 7 (24.14%) REST
11 7 (24.14%) JSP
12 6 (20.69%) Servlets
12 6 (20.69%) Banking
12 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
12 6 (20.69%) HTML5
13 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
13 5 (17.24%) Degree
13 5 (17.24%) XSL
13 5 (17.24%) JDBC
13 5 (17.24%) .NET
14 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
14 4 (13.79%) IBM
14 4 (13.79%) Selenium

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (10.34%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) Informix
3 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) SQLite
4 1 (3.45%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Mockito
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.90%) Introscope
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) Xcode
5 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) J2EE
3 17 (58.62%) Spring
4 16 (55.17%) Web Services
5 14 (48.28%) SOAP
5 14 (48.28%) XSLT
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 8 (27.59%) JSON
8 7 (24.14%) REST
8 7 (24.14%) JSP
9 6 (20.69%) Servlets
9 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 5 (17.24%) XSL
10 5 (17.24%) JDBC
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
11 4 (13.79%) PowerMock
11 4 (13.79%) RESTful
12 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
12 3 (10.34%) WSDL
12 3 (10.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Online Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
3 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
5 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Android Development
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.45%) MVVM
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Compuware
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Perforce
3 2 (6.90%) Kony
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago