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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 13 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 33 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.68% 2.35% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.83% 11.63% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Average daily rate £490 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.30 £32.00 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +6.64%
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
69 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 20.23% 20.19% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 13
Average daily rate £450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £394 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) SOAP
3 35 (77.78%) CSS
3 35 (77.78%) HTML
3 35 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 35 (77.78%) JSON
4 26 (57.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (57.78%) Web Design
5 24 (53.33%) ITIL
6 23 (51.11%) HTTP
7 20 (44.44%) Web Services
8 19 (42.22%) ServiceNow
8 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
10 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
11 16 (35.56%) Java
11 16 (35.56%) Ajax
12 14 (31.11%) RESTful
12 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
12 14 (31.11%) HTML5
12 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
12 14 (31.11%) jQuery
12 14 (31.11%) D3.js
13 13 (28.89%) Mustache
13 13 (28.89%) Underscore.js
13 13 (28.89%) Handlebars
13 13 (28.89%) JIRA
13 13 (28.89%) MVC
14 11 (24.44%) BC Cleared
15 10 (22.22%) Front End Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) FTP
2 5 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (22.22%) ServiceNow Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 8 (17.78%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Digital Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Programmer
8 4 (8.89%) webMethods Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior webMethods Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) SOAP
2 35 (77.78%) CSS
2 35 (77.78%) HTML
2 35 (77.78%) JSON
3 20 (44.44%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) Ajax
5 14 (31.11%) D3.js
5 14 (31.11%) HTML5
5 14 (31.11%) jQuery
5 14 (31.11%) RESTful
6 13 (28.89%) Handlebars
6 13 (28.89%) Mustache
6 13 (28.89%) Underscore.js
7 5 (11.11%) JDBC
7 5 (11.11%) SAP XI
8 3 (6.67%) REST
8 3 (6.67%) XHTML
8 3 (6.67%) XSLT
9 2 (4.44%) .NET
9 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
1 6 (13.33%) Unix
2 5 (11.11%) Solaris
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 26 (57.78%) Web Design
3 24 (53.33%) ITIL
4 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 13 (28.89%) MVC
7 10 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) SOA
8 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.67%) TDD
10 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) BC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) ServiceNow
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) webMethods
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Software AG
4 1 (2.22%) Talend