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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 40 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 155 91 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.12% 2.46% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.11% 11.10% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 59 50
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £56.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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
962 820 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.59% 22.13% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 538 402
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Cheshire +33 67 £438 +16.66% 11
Manchester +15 60 £375 -11.76% 27
Merseyside -1 10 £403 +57.07% 6
Lancashire -6 7 £350 -8.49% 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 224 (58.79%) Java
2 188 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (44.88%) Web Services
4 166 (43.57%) JavaScript
5 154 (40.42%) Oracle
6 143 (37.53%) SQL
7 133 (34.91%) SOAP
8 126 (33.07%) HTML
9 121 (31.76%) JSON
10 118 (30.97%) CSS
11 98 (25.72%) J2EE
12 96 (25.20%) Finance
12 96 (25.20%) Spring
13 87 (22.83%) JDBC
14 82 (21.52%) HTTP
15 81 (21.26%) TDD
16 76 (19.95%) IBM
17 73 (19.16%) XSLT
18 72 (18.90%) REST
19 69 (18.11%) Middleware
20 67 (17.59%) Banking
21 62 (16.27%) jQuery
22 58 (15.22%) C#
23 57 (14.96%) JBoss
24 53 (13.91%) MVC
25 52 (13.65%) PL/SQL
25 52 (13.65%) RESTful
26 51 (13.39%) .NET
27 50 (13.12%) Linux
27 50 (13.12%) WebSphere

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 57 (14.96%) JBoss
2 50 (13.12%) WebSphere
3 41 (10.76%) Tomcat
4 40 (10.50%) Apache
5 25 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.41%) ATG Dynamo
6 13 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.89%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (2.62%) IBM HTTP Server
9 9 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.10%) CICS
11 5 (1.31%) Confluence
12 4 (1.05%) IIS
12 4 (1.05%) iPlanet
12 4 (1.05%) SAS
12 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.79%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.52%) Mingle
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (1.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (1.05%) Magento
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.52%) Google Play
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.52%) HTTP
2 8 (2.10%) Internet
3 7 (1.84%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.79%) Firewall
4 3 (0.79%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) AMQP
5 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) Network Security
5 2 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.86%) MySQL
2 46 (12.07%) Oracle Database
3 32 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (7.09%) SQL Server
5 21 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.62%) DB2
10 9 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 47 (12.34%) JIRA
2 42 (11.02%) Subversion
3 41 (10.76%) JUnit
4 29 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 28 (7.35%) Selenium
6 24 (6.30%) Git (software)
7 18 (4.72%) Cucumber
8 17 (4.46%) Visual Studio
9 16 (4.20%) Maven
10 12 (3.15%) Ant
10 12 (3.15%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.89%) ClearCase
12 10 (2.62%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.36%) Mockito
14 7 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
14 7 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.57%) HP UFT
16 5 (1.31%) Checkstyle
16 5 (1.31%) FindBugs
16 5 (1.31%) PeopleTools
General
1 96 (25.20%) Finance
2 67 (17.59%) Banking
3 17 (4.46%) Retail
4 10 (2.62%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.31%) International Banking
7 4 (1.05%) Advertising
7 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.05%) Games
8 3 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Avionics
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Military
9 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 263 (69.03%) Developer
2 128 (33.60%) Java Developer
3 35 (9.19%) Senior Developer
4 28 (7.35%) Architect
5 27 (7.09%) Analyst
6 23 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (5.51%) .NET Developer
7 21 (5.51%) XML Developer
8 20 (5.25%) Web Developer
9 18 (4.72%) Applications Developer
9 18 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (4.20%) Test Analyst
11 15 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (3.67%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.67%) Technical Leader
13 13 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (3.41%) Technical Architect
13 13 (3.41%) UI Developer
14 12 (3.15%) HTML Developer
14 12 (3.15%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (44.88%) Web Services
2 133 (34.91%) SOAP
3 126 (33.07%) HTML
4 121 (31.76%) JSON
5 118 (30.97%) CSS
6 98 (25.72%) J2EE
7 96 (25.20%) Spring
8 87 (22.83%) JDBC
9 73 (19.16%) XSLT
10 72 (18.90%) REST
11 69 (18.11%) Middleware
12 62 (16.27%) jQuery
13 52 (13.65%) RESTful
14 51 (13.39%) .NET
15 49 (12.86%) Apache Camel
15 49 (12.86%) HTML5
16 48 (12.60%) JSP
17 47 (12.34%) Ajax
18 42 (11.02%) CSS3
18 42 (11.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.04%) User Experience
2 18 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.41%) Online Banking
4 12 (3.15%) IVR
5 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.36%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.36%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.10%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.10%) PMI
8 7 (1.84%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.31%) NHS
10 4 (1.05%) Biometrics
10 4 (1.05%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.05%) iPad
11 3 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.79%) Replication
11 3 (0.79%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.12%) Linux
2 21 (5.51%) Windows
3 14 (3.67%) Unix
4 5 (1.31%) Android
4 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.26%) TDD
3 53 (13.91%) MVC
4 50 (13.12%) High Availability
5 49 (12.86%) SOA
6 47 (12.34%) Software Engineering
7 46 (12.07%) Waterfall
7 46 (12.07%) Web Development
8 44 (11.55%) BDD
8 44 (11.55%) Integration Testing
9 40 (10.50%) E-Commerce
9 40 (10.50%) Scrum
10 39 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (8.40%) Unit Testing
12 31 (8.14%) Kanban
13 29 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (7.35%) OO
15 27 (7.09%) Front End Development
15 27 (7.09%) Open Source
15 27 (7.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 224 (58.79%) Java
2 166 (43.57%) JavaScript
3 143 (37.53%) SQL
4 58 (15.22%) C#
5 52 (13.65%) PL/SQL
6 37 (9.71%) C++
7 25 (6.56%) C
8 22 (5.77%) Ruby
9 21 (5.51%) PHP
10 17 (4.46%) XPath
11 13 (3.41%) Scala
11 13 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.89%) VB
12 11 (2.89%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.36%) Python
14 8 (2.10%) Assembly Language
14 8 (2.10%) COBOL
15 7 (1.84%) VC++
16 5 (1.31%) Groovy
16 5 (1.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.25%) Degree
3 11 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.84%) BC Cleared
5 7 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.31%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.05%) ISEB
9 2 (0.52%) PhD
9 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MCP
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.05%) CA Wily
1 4 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (0.79%) Nagios
2 3 (0.79%) Puppet
2 3 (0.79%) SCCM
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 154 (40.42%) Oracle
2 76 (19.95%) IBM
3 17 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.41%) ATG
5 11 (2.89%) HP
5 11 (2.89%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.10%) Chordiant
7 6 (1.57%) Perforce
7 6 (1.57%) Sybase
7 6 (1.57%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.31%) Endeca
8 5 (1.31%) hybris
8 5 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.31%) Sun
9 4 (1.05%) Avaya
9 4 (1.05%) CA
9 4 (1.05%) Nortel
9 4 (1.05%) Talend
10 3 (0.79%) Lotus
10 3 (0.79%) Splunk
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