The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 40 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 37 63 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.01% 6.12% 6.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.95% 20.52% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £209 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
338 307 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.48% 29.81% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 186 222
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
XML
North West

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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
Bolton - 3 £205 - 2
Stockport -3 2 £275 -14.06% 9
Salford -4 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 £300 -
Bury - 1 £325 - 2
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 4
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Wigan - - - -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 67 (69.07%) HTML
2 60 (61.86%) C#
3 59 (60.82%) CSS
4 58 (59.79%) .NET
5 55 (56.70%) JavaScript
6 50 (51.55%) Web Services
7 48 (49.48%) SQL Server
8 45 (46.39%) SQL
9 32 (32.99%) ASP.NET
10 30 (30.93%) jQuery
11 25 (25.77%) Oracle
12 24 (24.74%) SOAP
13 23 (23.71%) HTML5
13 23 (23.71%) WCF
14 21 (21.65%) XSLT
14 21 (21.65%) Java
15 20 (20.62%) Ajax
16 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (19.59%) Scrum
17 18 (18.56%) MVC
18 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
18 17 (17.53%) TDD
19 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (15.46%) CMS
20 14 (14.43%) XSD
20 14 (14.43%) OOP
20 14 (14.43%) XHTML
21 13 (13.40%) OOD
21 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
22 12 (12.37%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 15 (15.46%) CMS
2 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.19%) Jadu
4 5 (5.15%) Escenic
4 5 (5.15%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (5.15%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.12%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.06%) Apache
7 1 (1.03%) Drupal
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.03%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Agresso
3 1 (1.03%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (49.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.37%) MySQL
4 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.15%) Big Data
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.09%) MS Access
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.03%) OLAP
11 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.22%) Subversion
4 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.12%) LLBLGen Pro
6 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.06%) JUnit
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.06%) JIRA
7 2 (2.06%) Selenium
7 2 (2.06%) Toad
8 1 (1.03%) NUnit
8 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (78.35%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) Web Developer
4 12 (12.37%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.25%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (8.25%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Programmer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) CRM Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.07%) HTML
2 59 (60.82%) CSS
3 58 (59.79%) .NET
4 50 (51.55%) Web Services
5 32 (32.99%) ASP.NET
6 30 (30.93%) jQuery
7 24 (24.74%) SOAP
8 23 (23.71%) WCF
8 23 (23.71%) HTML5
9 21 (21.65%) XSLT
10 20 (20.62%) Ajax
11 14 (14.43%) XHTML
11 14 (14.43%) XSD
12 12 (12.37%) CSS3
13 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
14 10 (10.31%) XSL
14 10 (10.31%) J2EE
14 10 (10.31%) RESTful
15 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (8.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) NHS
1 7 (7.22%) RIA
1 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.12%) Open Source
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.12%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Informatics
3 3 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.09%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.06%) W3C
4 2 (2.06%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.06%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.03%) Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Windows
1 5 (5.15%) Fedora
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Scrum
1 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) MVC
3 17 (17.53%) TDD
4 14 (14.43%) OOP
5 13 (13.40%) OOD
6 12 (12.37%) OO
6 12 (12.37%) CRM
7 9 (9.28%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.25%) User Stories
9 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.22%) MVVM
9 7 (7.22%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (6.19%) RUP
10 6 (6.19%) Project Management
11 5 (5.15%) UML
11 5 (5.15%) Web Design
11 5 (5.15%) BDD
11 5 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) C#
2 55 (56.70%) JavaScript
3 45 (46.39%) SQL
4 21 (21.65%) Java
5 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.31%) VB.NET
6 10 (10.31%) PHP
7 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.25%) XPath
9 7 (7.22%) Apex Code
10 5 (5.15%) Scala
11 2 (2.06%) Python
11 2 (2.06%) Ruby
12 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (1.03%) C
12 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.03%) VBA
12 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) ISEB
2 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (2.06%) HL7
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Oracle
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.15%) Adobe
4 5 (5.15%) JBoss
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.03%) Open Text
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
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Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
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