The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 90 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% - 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
XML Schema
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
375 395 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.07% 32.54% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 242 181
Average daily rate £325 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Schema across the Manchester region.

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 - -
XML Schema
North West

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing XML Schema 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 Schema.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) XML
1 20 (100.00%) XSLT
2 15 (75.00%) Maven
3 10 (50.00%) XPath
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) Servlets
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (50.00%) HTTP
3 10 (50.00%) Grails
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) OOP
5 8 (40.00%) J2SE
5 8 (40.00%) UNIX
5 8 (40.00%) JMS
5 8 (40.00%) XQuery
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Saxon XSLT
5 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Android
5 8 (40.00%) Hazelcast
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing XML Schema 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 Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) XML
1 20 (100.00%) XSLT
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) Servlets
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) Grails
3 8 (40.00%) J2SE
3 8 (40.00%) JMS
3 8 (40.00%) Saxon XSLT
4 6 (30.00%) DOM
5 5 (25.00%) SAX
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
8 1 (5.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) OOP
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) XPath
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) XQuery
4 7 (35.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat