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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 11 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 4 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 10.81% 10.00% 23.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% 25.00% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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 Crewe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 8 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 56.76% 40.00% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 35
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) JDBC
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) JasperReports

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) JasperReports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM