The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 38 44 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 15 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.23% 0.97% 6.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.36% 4.88% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
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£405 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £435 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
XML
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
132 82 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.45% 19.90% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 48 48
Average daily rate £428 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.28% -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Lancashire region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 11 £396 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 2
Preston - 1 - - 1
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) XSD
3 11 (37.93%) WSDL
4 10 (34.48%) SOAP
4 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) CSS
7 7 (24.14%) jQuery
8 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Node.js
8 6 (20.69%) Jasmine
8 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) Grunt
8 6 (20.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (20.69%) Sublime Text
8 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
8 6 (20.69%) Bower
8 6 (20.69%) System Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) Eclipse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (20.69%) Node.js
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) Jasmine
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) Grunt
2 6 (20.69%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (20.69%) Sublime Text
2 6 (20.69%) Bower
2 6 (20.69%) GitLab
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) XSD
2 11 (37.93%) WSDL
3 10 (34.48%) SOAP
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (20.69%) SAML
7 5 (17.24%) XSLT
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.45%) RESTful
9 1 (3.45%) XHTML
9 1 (3.45%) RSS
9 1 (3.45%) EDI
9 1 (3.45%) EDIFACT
9 1 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) DataPower
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
1 6 (20.69%) System Testing
2 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
2 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) UML
2 5 (17.24%) ERP
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 3 (10.34%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) VBScript
5 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.90%) VB
9 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
9 1 (3.45%) VC++
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) MCITP
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) webMethods
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
Lytham St Annes
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