The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 12 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing XML 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.23% 0.99% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.76 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+41.68% -9.25%
XML
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.35% 19.80% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £500 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £813 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.01 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% +69.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston 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 Preston

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Preston

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Preston region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft