Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 22 January 2018 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 > Knutsford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.57% 4.11% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.93% 23.08% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Knutsford median daily rate £275 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £243 £335 £380
90th Percentile £350 £400 £434
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £413 £423
% change year-on-year -27.27% -2.37% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 Knutsford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 56 13 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 40.00% 17.81% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 44
Knutsford median daily rate £371 £359 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% -15.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £381
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year +75.00% +12.55% -45.32%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Knutsford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) Xcode
3 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce