The table below looks at the statistics for XML 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 over the 3 months to 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 52 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 43 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.60% 3.28% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.23% 11.20% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 34
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.73 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.80%
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
383 366 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.11% 29.30% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 234 207
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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 +3 2 £393 - 2
Bury +2 1 - -
Altrincham 0 1 - -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 29 (43.94%) Web Services
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) HTML
3 24 (36.36%) Finance
4 23 (34.85%) Java
5 21 (31.82%) CSS
6 18 (27.27%) Oracle
7 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
8 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 16 (24.24%) Spring
9 14 (21.21%) Ajax
10 13 (19.70%) TDD
10 13 (19.70%) Middleware
10 13 (19.70%) XSLT
11 12 (18.18%) .NET
11 12 (18.18%) J2EE
11 12 (18.18%) Scrum
12 11 (16.67%) MVC
12 11 (16.67%) C#
12 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 10 (15.15%) JSON
13 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle EBS
14 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
14 9 (13.64%) SOAP
14 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.64%) HTML5
14 9 (13.64%) CSS3
15 8 (12.12%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (7.58%) Node.js
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) CMS
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 2 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.52%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) RTP
2 2 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.03%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 5 (7.58%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.55%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Toad
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.52%) Moq
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) Hudson
6 1 (1.52%) Gradle
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (6.06%) SOA Developer
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) Web Services
2 24 (36.36%) HTML
3 21 (31.82%) CSS
4 16 (24.24%) Spring
5 14 (21.21%) Ajax
6 13 (19.70%) XSLT
6 13 (19.70%) Middleware
7 12 (18.18%) .NET
7 12 (18.18%) J2EE
8 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 10 (15.15%) JSON
10 9 (13.64%) SOAP
10 9 (13.64%) CSS3
10 9 (13.64%) HTML5
11 8 (12.12%) REST
12 7 (10.61%) XHTML
12 7 (10.61%) XSD
12 7 (10.61%) XML Messaging
12 7 (10.61%) jQuery
13 5 (7.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Video on Demand
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) MHEG
4 2 (3.03%) DTV
4 2 (3.03%) Interactive TV
4 2 (3.03%) IPTV
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Social Network
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Android
3 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.03%) HPUX
5 2 (3.03%) Solaris
5 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) TDD
3 12 (18.18%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) MVC
5 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.12%) OO
6 8 (12.12%) SOA
6 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.09%) Web Development
7 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 6 (9.09%) Workflow
7 6 (9.09%) BDD
7 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.06%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.03%) PHP5
8 2 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.52%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) XPath
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VBScript
9 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) MCSA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 7 (10.61%) Sybase
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.58%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.03%) Twitter
6 2 (3.03%) hybris
6 2 (3.03%) HP
6 2 (3.03%) Retek
6 2 (3.03%) ATG
6 2 (3.03%) Stellent
6 2 (3.03%) OpenTV
6 2 (3.03%) Endeca
7 1 (1.52%) Zend
7 1 (1.52%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
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