Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 > Knutsford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.78% 6.08% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 16.42% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Knutsford median daily rate £360 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £222 £338 £324
90th Percentile £392 £443 £490
Cheshire median daily rate £428 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +0.59% +11.84% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 39 67 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 27.08% 37.02% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 23
Knutsford median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +3.79%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £352
90th Percentile £488 £484 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £45.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +3.33% +85.64% -59.89%

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

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Knutsford over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) RAD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Copywriter
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) RAD
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Typography
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Apple