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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 50 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Contract jobs citing XML 14 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.19% 1.35% 8.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.50% 6.86% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Average daily rate
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£361 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
80 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.22% 19.73% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 39
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 22 May 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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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
Preston +8 6 £369 - 6
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 16 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
7 9 (28.13%) UML
7 9 (28.13%) ERP
8 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.00%) JIRA
8 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (21.88%) Supply Chain Management
9 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.88%) UNIX
9 7 (21.88%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
10 6 (18.75%) VMware
10 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (18.75%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.75%) XML Messaging
11 5 (15.63%) IMS/DB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) PowerExchange
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (9.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.63%) IMS/DB
4 5 (15.63%) DB2
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Mainframe Developer
4 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Information Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) XML Messaging
4 4 (12.50%) XSD
4 4 (12.50%) XSLT
4 4 (12.50%) WSDL
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) OAuth
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
3 4 (12.50%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) UNIX
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) UML
1 9 (28.13%) ERP
2 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.88%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 5 (15.63%) JCL
4 5 (15.63%) PL/1
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) CA Endevor
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Aquila
3 5 (15.63%) Syncsort
3 5 (15.63%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) webMethods
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Informatica
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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