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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 23 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 25 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.67% 1.96% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.01% 12.90% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
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£515 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.66% -17.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -7.33%
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
119 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 31.73% 15.20% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 17 16
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 13 (48.15%) Web Services
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) XHTML
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) OOP
6 6 (22.22%) EDI
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (22.22%) SOAP
6 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) SAP XI
7 5 (18.52%) webMethods

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SMTP
1 5 (18.52%) FTP
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) PhpStorm
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) XHTML
4 7 (25.93%) Ajax
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) EDI
5 6 (22.22%) SOAP
6 5 (18.52%) SAP XI
6 5 (18.52%) JDBC
7 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) CSS3
9 1 (3.70%) WCF
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) OOP
3 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
1 5 (18.52%) webMethods
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow