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 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 18 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.99% 4.76% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 28.57% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
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
26 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.74% 16.67% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +65.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.25 - £24.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £31.51
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 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 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 Preston region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) VC++
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SGML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VC++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow