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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 16 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.33% 1.90% 5.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.50% 7.50% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
40 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.67% 25.32% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 16
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £310 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 45 (86.54%) Java
2 38 (73.08%) Spring
3 34 (65.38%) Web Services
4 31 (59.62%) SOAP
5 30 (57.69%) J2EE
6 29 (55.77%) Finance
6 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (51.92%) JDBC
8 26 (50.00%) WSDL
9 25 (48.08%) JAX-WS
10 24 (46.15%) Waterfall
11 22 (42.31%) Oracle
12 21 (40.38%) Kanban
12 21 (40.38%) Integration Testing
12 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
12 21 (40.38%) AOP
12 21 (40.38%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (38.46%) SQL
13 20 (38.46%) JAXB
14 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
15 17 (32.69%) JSON
15 17 (32.69%) RESTful
16 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database
16 15 (28.85%) BDD
17 14 (26.92%) TDD
18 13 (25.00%) HTML
18 13 (25.00%) XSLT
19 12 (23.08%) Banking
19 12 (23.08%) WebSphere

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 12 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) JIRA
2 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) JUnit
2 9 (17.31%) Selenium
2 9 (17.31%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Ant
4 1 (1.92%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.92%) FindBugs
4 1 (1.92%) Gradle
4 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.92%) Mockito
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.92%) QUnit
4 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) International Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 36 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 13 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (21.15%) Applications Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 9 (17.31%) XML Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Digital Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (73.08%) Spring
2 34 (65.38%) Web Services
3 31 (59.62%) SOAP
4 30 (57.69%) J2EE
5 27 (51.92%) JDBC
6 26 (50.00%) WSDL
7 25 (48.08%) JAX-WS
8 20 (38.46%) JAXB
9 17 (32.69%) JSON
9 17 (32.69%) RESTful
10 13 (25.00%) HTML
10 13 (25.00%) XSLT
11 10 (19.23%) Apache Camel
12 8 (15.38%) CSS
13 7 (13.46%) Middleware
13 7 (13.46%) POJO
14 6 (11.54%) JSP
15 5 (9.62%) jQuery
16 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (5.77%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 21 (40.38%) AOP
3 21 (40.38%) Integration Testing
3 21 (40.38%) Kanban
3 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
3 21 (40.38%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (28.85%) BDD
6 14 (26.92%) TDD
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.46%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (9.62%) MVC
10 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
11 3 (5.77%) SDLC
11 3 (5.77%) Web Development
12 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 2 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
3 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.92%) Perforce
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