The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Macclesfield region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 2 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing XML 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.00% 11.76% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £153 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.65 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +18.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 46.67% 38.24% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Average daily rate £375 £153 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -71.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £145 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Cheshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

XML
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) ITSM
7 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.14%) Android
9 1 (7.14%) Resource Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow