The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 73 40
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Contract jobs citing XML 61 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.34% 1.25% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.86% 5.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +0.94%
XML
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
440 352 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.12% 23.19% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 227 206
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

XML
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 10 £450 - 5
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XML.

1 110 (62.15%) Java
2 88 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (42.94%) Web Services
4 74 (41.81%) JavaScript
5 66 (37.29%) SQL
5 66 (37.29%) JSON
6 56 (31.64%) HTML
7 54 (30.51%) CSS
7 54 (30.51%) TDD
8 49 (27.68%) REST
9 48 (27.12%) XSLT
10 44 (24.86%) Scrum
11 43 (24.29%) SOAP
12 42 (23.73%) HTTP
13 41 (23.16%) Spring
14 40 (22.60%) Oracle
15 37 (20.90%) Linux
15 37 (20.90%) jQuery
16 35 (19.77%) High Availability
17 34 (19.21%) Finance
18 32 (18.08%) RESTful
19 31 (17.51%) .NET
20 30 (16.95%) Web Development
20 30 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (16.38%) NoSQL
22 27 (15.25%) BDD
22 27 (15.25%) JDBC
23 26 (14.69%) J2EE
23 26 (14.69%) Scala
24 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 20 (11.30%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.04%) JBoss
3 15 (8.47%) Apache
4 10 (5.65%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.82%) Confluence
6 5 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.69%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Drupal
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (2.82%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.69%) Magento
3 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) SSL
3 2 (1.13%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.38%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.60%) MySQL
3 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.52%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.69%) DB2
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.13%) DataStage
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.13%) Redis
9 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.99%) Subversion
3 21 (11.86%) JUnit
4 17 (9.60%) JIRA
5 11 (6.21%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.21%) Selenium
6 10 (5.65%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.95%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.39%) Ant
9 5 (2.82%) Gradle
9 5 (2.82%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.82%) Maven
9 5 (2.82%) PeopleTools
9 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.26%) NUnit
11 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.13%) Grunt
11 2 (1.13%) MSTest
General
1 34 (19.21%) Finance
2 22 (12.43%) Banking
3 14 (7.91%) Retail
4 10 (5.65%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.39%) Games
6 4 (2.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (72.32%) Developer
2 54 (30.51%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.60%) Scala Developer
4 15 (8.47%) Web Developer
5 12 (6.78%) Analyst
6 11 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (6.21%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.21%) Technical Leader
6 11 (6.21%) UI Developer
7 10 (5.65%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Java Scala Developer
9 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Technical Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Administrator
11 6 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Tester
12 5 (2.82%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (42.94%) Web Services
2 66 (37.29%) JSON
3 56 (31.64%) HTML
4 54 (30.51%) CSS
5 49 (27.68%) REST
6 48 (27.12%) XSLT
7 43 (24.29%) SOAP
8 41 (23.16%) Spring
9 37 (20.90%) jQuery
10 32 (18.08%) RESTful
11 31 (17.51%) .NET
12 27 (15.25%) JDBC
13 26 (14.69%) J2EE
14 25 (14.12%) Ajax
15 24 (13.56%) HTML5
16 21 (11.86%) AngularJS
16 21 (11.86%) CSS3
17 17 (9.60%) Middleware
18 14 (7.91%) Hibernate
19 13 (7.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.73%) User Experience
2 9 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.08%) Online Banking
3 5 (2.82%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.82%) IVR
3 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.26%) iPad
4 4 (2.26%) NHS
5 3 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.13%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.13%) IPTV
6 2 (1.13%) MHEG
6 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.90%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Unix
3 9 (5.08%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) AIX
4 3 (1.69%) Android
4 3 (1.69%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.51%) TDD
3 44 (24.86%) Scrum
4 35 (19.77%) High Availability
5 30 (16.95%) Web Development
6 27 (15.25%) BDD
7 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing
8 23 (12.99%) OO
8 23 (12.99%) Software Engineering
9 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.73%) MVC
11 18 (10.17%) E-Commerce
12 17 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (9.04%) SOA
14 15 (8.47%) OOP
15 14 (7.91%) Front End Development
15 14 (7.91%) SEO
16 13 (7.34%) Functional Testing
17 12 (6.78%) Open Source
17 12 (6.78%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 110 (62.15%) Java
2 74 (41.81%) JavaScript
3 66 (37.29%) SQL
4 26 (14.69%) Scala
5 25 (14.12%) C#
6 20 (11.30%) XPath
7 15 (8.47%) PL/SQL
8 14 (7.91%) C++
9 13 (7.34%) Ruby
10 8 (4.52%) PHP
11 7 (3.95%) C
11 7 (3.95%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.82%) PeopleCode
12 5 (2.82%) Python
12 5 (2.82%) SQR
13 4 (2.26%) VB
13 4 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.26%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) ISEB
3 2 (1.13%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.13%) PhD
3 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) HND
4 1 (0.56%) MCP
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (2.26%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.69%) Nagios
3 3 (1.69%) Puppet
3 3 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (22.60%) Oracle
2 21 (11.86%) IBM
3 8 (4.52%) HP
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.82%) hybris
4 5 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.69%) Lotus
5 3 (1.69%) Perforce
5 3 (1.69%) Splunk
6 2 (1.13%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.13%) OpenTV
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Capita
7 1 (0.56%) IFS
7 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) Zend
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