Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 11 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +23 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 3 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.41% 11.49% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 38.20% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 6
Chester median daily rate £400 £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +11.86% +18.00%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £305
90th Percentile £435 £525 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -10.77% +1.56% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 57 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.76% 30.07% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 53
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +12.32%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £287
90th Percentile £475 £481 £502
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £34.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Chester

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Chester

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (100.00%) Taleo
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle