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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North West / Lancashire
Rank 21 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 18 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.20% 4.03% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.87% 14.85% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Median daily rate £375 £399 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +32.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £378 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £491 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.65% +14.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
67 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.80% 27.15% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 75
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Blackpool +9 7 £525 +15.38% 1
Preston -2 6 £325 -21.21%
Fleetwood - 2 £275 - 1
Blackburn - 1 - - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) Oracle
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) CSS
5 14 (36.84%) XSD
6 13 (34.21%) Web Services
6 13 (34.21%) C#
6 13 (34.21%) VB
6 13 (34.21%) VB6
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
7 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
8 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.68%) Windows
9 9 (23.68%) XSL
10 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 7 (18.42%) SOAP
11 7 (18.42%) J2EE
11 7 (18.42%) WinForms
11 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
11 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
11 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 6 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.89%) ColdFusion
2 3 (7.89%) PowerExchange
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) FrameMaker
2 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) WebEx
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.79%) Big Data
2 6 (15.79%) DB2
2 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Firebird
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) ClearCase
3 5 (13.16%) Rational Robot
4 3 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.63%) Sahi
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) TestNG
6 1 (2.63%) WATIR
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (7.89%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Author
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Author
10 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 14 (36.84%) CSS
3 14 (36.84%) XSD
4 13 (34.21%) Web Services
5 9 (23.68%) XSL
6 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.42%) J2EE
6 7 (18.42%) SOAP
6 7 (18.42%) WinForms
7 6 (15.79%) JSON
7 6 (15.79%) Middleware
7 6 (15.79%) WPF
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.16%) XSLT
9 3 (7.89%) Ajax
9 3 (7.89%) jQuery
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) AIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) SOA
3 5 (13.16%) Microservices
3 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) TDD
4 4 (10.53%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (10.53%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) ETL
5 3 (7.89%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) SOLID
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) OOD
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.63%) Web Design
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) VB
3 13 (34.21%) VB6
4 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.53%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) HND
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Informatica
4 3 (7.89%) Perforce
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago