The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.38% - 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.81% 18.18% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 15
Average daily rate £400 £439 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) OOP
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) WSDL
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
3 5 (55.56%) Java EE
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (11.11%) Documentum
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) PhpStorm
4 1 (11.11%) Lombardi
4 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Java EE
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
1 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OOP
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) EAI
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft