The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 49 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 131 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.53% 2.54% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.63% 11.82% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 61 52
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £623 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £56.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
XML
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
961 812 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.93% 21.51% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 522 411
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £20.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Manchester +11 69 £375 -11.76% 25
Cheshire +22 45 £425 -15.00% 9
Merseyside -2 10 £479 +12.64% 8
Lancashire -17 3 £363 -14.70% 6
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 218 (62.64%) Java
2 177 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (45.69%) Web Services
4 153 (43.97%) Oracle
5 147 (42.24%) JavaScript
6 136 (39.08%) SQL
7 122 (35.06%) SOAP
8 116 (33.33%) JSON
9 107 (30.75%) HTML
10 105 (30.17%) J2EE
11 99 (28.45%) CSS
12 93 (26.72%) Spring
13 92 (26.44%) Finance
14 89 (25.57%) JDBC
15 75 (21.55%) TDD
16 71 (20.40%) HTTP
16 71 (20.40%) IBM
17 68 (19.54%) Middleware
17 68 (19.54%) REST
18 67 (19.25%) Banking
19 55 (15.80%) JBoss
20 54 (15.52%) PL/SQL
20 54 (15.52%) C#
21 53 (15.23%) XSLT
22 52 (14.94%) SOA
23 51 (14.66%) MySQL
23 51 (14.66%) jQuery
24 50 (14.37%) RESTful
25 49 (14.08%) Apache Camel
26 48 (13.79%) Waterfall

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 55 (15.80%) JBoss
2 48 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 39 (11.21%) Apache
3 39 (11.21%) Tomcat
4 24 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.16%) ATG Dynamo
6 11 (3.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (2.30%) CICS
7 8 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.15%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.15%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.15%) IIS
8 4 (1.15%) SAS
8 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.86%) Confluence
9 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.86%) iPlanet
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) Mingle
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Magento
1 5 (1.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (1.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.57%) Google Play
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 71 (20.40%) HTTP
2 13 (3.74%) Internet
3 6 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.15%) FTP
5 3 (0.86%) Firewall
5 3 (0.86%) SSL
6 2 (0.57%) AMQP
6 2 (0.57%) Network Security
6 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.66%) MySQL
2 45 (12.93%) Oracle Database
3 32 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.02%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.87%) DB2
9 10 (2.87%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (13.51%) JIRA
2 40 (11.49%) JUnit
3 36 (10.34%) Subversion
4 32 (9.20%) Jenkins
5 29 (8.33%) Selenium
6 19 (5.46%) Cucumber
7 18 (5.17%) Git (software)
8 16 (4.60%) Visual Studio
9 14 (4.02%) Maven
10 12 (3.45%) WebDriver
11 10 (2.87%) Ant
11 10 (2.87%) Mockito
12 8 (2.30%) ClearCase
13 7 (2.01%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (1.72%) HP UFT
14 6 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.72%) SonarQube
15 5 (1.44%) Checkstyle
15 5 (1.44%) PeopleTools
15 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (26.44%) Finance
2 67 (19.25%) Banking
3 18 (5.17%) Retail
4 10 (2.87%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.44%) Advertising
5 5 (1.44%) International Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 229 (65.80%) Developer
2 120 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 32 (9.20%) Senior Developer
4 29 (8.33%) Architect
5 27 (7.76%) Analyst
6 21 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (5.75%) .NET Developer
8 18 (5.17%) Applications Developer
9 17 (4.89%) XML Developer
10 16 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
10 16 (4.60%) Test Analyst
11 14 (4.02%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.74%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
13 12 (3.45%) Web Developer
14 11 (3.16%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (2.87%) Java Applications Developer
15 10 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (2.87%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (45.69%) Web Services
2 122 (35.06%) SOAP
3 116 (33.33%) JSON
4 107 (30.75%) HTML
5 105 (30.17%) J2EE
6 99 (28.45%) CSS
7 93 (26.72%) Spring
8 89 (25.57%) JDBC
9 68 (19.54%) Middleware
9 68 (19.54%) REST
10 53 (15.23%) XSLT
11 51 (14.66%) jQuery
12 50 (14.37%) RESTful
13 49 (14.08%) Apache Camel
14 45 (12.93%) JSP
15 43 (12.36%) .NET
16 42 (12.07%) WSDL
17 38 (10.92%) JAXB
18 34 (9.77%) HTML5
19 33 (9.48%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.02%) User Experience
2 13 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.74%) Online Banking
3 12 (3.45%) IVR
3 12 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.30%) PMI
6 7 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.15%) Biometrics
8 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.86%) iPad
10 2 (0.57%) DataPower
10 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.57%) NHS
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.22%) Linux
2 21 (6.03%) Windows
3 12 (3.45%) Unix
4 8 (2.30%) Android
4 8 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.55%) TDD
3 52 (14.94%) SOA
4 48 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 46 (13.22%) MVC
6 45 (12.93%) Software Engineering
7 44 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (12.64%) High Availability
8 43 (12.36%) BDD
9 41 (11.78%) Integration Testing
10 37 (10.63%) E-Commerce
11 34 (9.77%) SDLC
12 32 (9.20%) Unit Testing
13 31 (8.91%) Kanban
13 31 (8.91%) Scrum
14 30 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (8.33%) Web Development
16 27 (7.76%) Open Source
16 27 (7.76%) System Integration Testing
17 26 (7.47%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 218 (62.64%) Java
2 147 (42.24%) JavaScript
3 136 (39.08%) SQL
4 54 (15.52%) C#
4 54 (15.52%) PL/SQL
5 37 (10.63%) C++
6 25 (7.18%) PHP
7 24 (6.90%) C
8 21 (6.03%) Ruby
9 10 (2.87%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.87%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.59%) Python
10 9 (2.59%) VB
11 8 (2.30%) Assembly Language
11 8 (2.30%) COBOL
12 7 (2.01%) Scala
12 7 (2.01%) VC++
13 5 (1.44%) Groovy
13 5 (1.44%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.44%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 26 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.46%) Degree
3 12 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.01%) BC Cleared
5 7 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.44%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.15%) ISEB
9 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.57%) PhD
9 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.57%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.60%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (0.86%) CA Wily
2 3 (0.86%) Nagios
2 3 (0.86%) Puppet
2 3 (0.86%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 153 (43.97%) Oracle
2 71 (20.40%) IBM
3 17 (4.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.16%) ATG
4 11 (3.16%) HP
5 8 (2.30%) Chordiant
6 7 (2.01%) Perforce
7 6 (1.72%) Endeca
7 6 (1.72%) Sybase
7 6 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.44%) Sun
8 5 (1.44%) Talend
9 4 (1.15%) Avaya
9 4 (1.15%) Lotus
9 4 (1.15%) Nortel
9 4 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.86%) Adobe
10 3 (0.86%) CA
10 3 (0.86%) webMethods
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