The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 5.13% 22.22% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 36.36% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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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 Crewe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 11 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 51.28% 61.11% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 35
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Crewe region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

XML
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) JasperReports
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Swing
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) JasperReports
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) IBM