The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 16 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.48% 6.97% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% 38.89% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 1
Average daily rate
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£520 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% +2.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
XML
Cheshire

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 Warrington region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 28.77% 17.91% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 25 7
Average daily rate £340 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £520 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (27.78%) EDI
5 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (22.22%) XHTML
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) EDI
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) XHTML
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) RSS
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) SEO
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow