The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 April 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 / Macclesfield
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing XML 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield - - 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year +3.35% +3.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00%  

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 25.81% 13.70% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £445 £335 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.83% +1.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Macclesfield

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Macclesfield

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) SAP MDG
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MDG
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP