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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 13 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing XML 13 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 12.78% 8.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.24% 54.84% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 9
Average daily rate £423 £376 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.51% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
34 31 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.06% 23.31% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 29
Average daily rate £405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) XSLT
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) JSP
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Java EE
7 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
7 3 (18.75%) JDBC
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Checkstyle
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) FindBugs
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Mockito
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) XML Developer
5 2 (12.50%) EDI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) XSLT
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) JSP
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) JDBC
5 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) EDI
6 2 (12.50%) EDIFACT
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Servlets
6 2 (12.50%) Spring Security
6 2 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) EAI
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
6 2 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Kofax
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
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