The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 27 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 14 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.47% 2.17% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.59% 8.05% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £396 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +41.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £379 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £479 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
68 149 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.73% 26.99% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 102 58
Median daily rate £325 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £541 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.97%
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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 26 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 6 £450 - 3
Blackburn - 2 £375 - 1
Fleetwood - 1 £325 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for XML.

1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) VB
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) VB6
4 8 (36.36%) XSD
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) C++
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (22.73%) SOAP
7 5 (22.73%) XSLT
7 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
7 5 (22.73%) Rational Robot
7 5 (22.73%) WinForms
7 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 5 (22.73%) WPF
7 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
8 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (13.64%) ColdFusion
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) FrameMaker
1 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
2 5 (22.73%) Rational Robot
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Messaging Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) XSD
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 5 (22.73%) WinForms
5 5 (22.73%) WPF
5 5 (22.73%) XSLT
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) J2EE
7 3 (13.64%) XSL
8 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.55%) JDBC
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) Middleware
8 1 (4.55%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) SOLID
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) E-business
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) VB
3 9 (40.91%) VB6
4 6 (27.27%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) VC++
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
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