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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 73 42 17
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -25
Contract jobs citing XML 24 51 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 3.71% 8.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 13.32% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 51
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
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
389 383 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.48% 27.83% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 240 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Bury -1 1 £275 -26.66% 2
Bolton -5 1 £350 - 1
Salford - 1 £338 - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 44 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 43 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (44.68%) HTML
4 40 (42.55%) CSS
5 38 (40.43%) Java
6 35 (37.23%) Web Services
7 33 (35.11%) SQL
7 33 (35.11%) .NET
8 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
9 31 (32.98%) XSLT
10 27 (28.72%) C#
11 21 (22.34%) Scrum
12 20 (21.28%) MVC
13 19 (20.21%) Oracle
13 19 (20.21%) jQuery
14 18 (19.15%) Spring
14 18 (19.15%) Linux
15 17 (18.09%) Finance
15 17 (18.09%) TDD
16 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
16 16 (17.02%) Visual Studio
17 15 (15.96%) Maven
17 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
18 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
18 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
19 13 (13.83%) XML Schema
19 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
19 13 (13.83%) OO
20 12 (12.77%) J2EE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.45%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.19%) Confluence
4 3 (3.19%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) RTP
3 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.32%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.19%) SQLPlus
6 3 (3.19%) RavenDB
6 3 (3.19%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.06%) SQLite
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.96%) Maven
3 11 (11.70%) Subversion
4 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.32%) Hudson
5 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.13%) JUnit
8 2 (2.13%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.06%) Gradle
9 1 (1.06%) Ant
9 1 (1.06%) Toad
9 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 80 (85.11%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.70%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
6 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Software Architect
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.68%) HTML
2 40 (42.55%) CSS
3 35 (37.23%) Web Services
4 33 (35.11%) .NET
5 31 (32.98%) XSLT
6 19 (20.21%) jQuery
7 18 (19.15%) Spring
8 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
9 13 (13.83%) XML Schema
10 12 (12.77%) Ajax
10 12 (12.77%) J2EE
10 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 11 (11.70%) XHTML
12 10 (10.64%) J2SE
13 9 (9.57%) Servlets
13 9 (9.57%) Grails
13 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (8.51%) Saxon XSLT
14 8 (8.51%) LINQ
14 8 (8.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.51%) Open Source
4 5 (5.32%) NHS
5 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.19%) Video on Demand
6 3 (3.19%) Derivative
7 2 (2.13%) DTV
7 2 (2.13%) Interactive TV
7 2 (2.13%) IPTV
7 2 (2.13%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.13%) MHEG
7 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.13%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.06%) User Experience
8 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Android
2 12 (12.77%) Apple iOS
3 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.64%) UNIX
4 9 (9.57%) Windows
5 3 (3.19%) HPUX
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) VMS
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.34%) Scrum
3 20 (21.28%) MVC
4 17 (18.09%) TDD
5 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.83%) OO
8 12 (12.77%) iOS Development
9 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.64%) OOP
11 9 (9.57%) SOA
12 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Web Development
12 8 (8.51%) Software Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.51%) Android Development
13 6 (6.38%) Mobile Development
13 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
14 5 (5.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 38 (40.43%) Java
3 33 (35.11%) SQL
4 27 (28.72%) C#
5 11 (11.70%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.70%) XPath
6 8 (8.51%) XQuery
7 7 (7.45%) Scala
8 6 (6.38%) PHP
8 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.26%) Ruby
10 3 (3.19%) SPARQL
10 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.13%) PHP5
11 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.06%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.26%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.26%) Sybase
4 4 (4.26%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe
6 2 (2.13%) OpenTV
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) hybris
6 2 (2.13%) Tableau
6 2 (2.13%) Twitter
7 1 (1.06%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.06%) Facebook
7 1 (1.06%) Kony
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
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