The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 9 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 10.81% 3.19% 7.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 12.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £413 £300 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
24 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 32.43% 26.60% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 4
Average daily rate £300 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Preston region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) XSD
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) SOLID
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Military
3 3 (37.50%) Avionics
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Rational Robot
4 2 (25.00%) SGML
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Avionics
1 3 (37.50%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) XSD
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) SOLID
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
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