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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 42 74 40
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -34
Contract jobs citing XML 73 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.02% 1.50% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.44% 6.43% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 21
Average daily rate £400 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
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
444 389 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.48% 23.28% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport - 4 £425 - 2
Salford -8 1 £463 +37.03%
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 119 (60.41%) Java
2 84 (42.64%) JavaScript
3 82 (41.62%) Web Services
3 82 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (36.04%) SQL
5 70 (35.53%) HTML
5 70 (35.53%) JSON
6 61 (30.96%) CSS
7 56 (28.43%) TDD
8 54 (27.41%) XSLT
9 46 (23.35%) .NET
9 46 (23.35%) REST
10 44 (22.34%) Scrum
11 42 (21.32%) jQuery
12 41 (20.81%) SOAP
13 40 (20.30%) C#
13 40 (20.30%) Finance
14 39 (19.80%) Linux
15 36 (18.27%) OO
15 36 (18.27%) HTTP
16 35 (17.77%) HTML5
17 34 (17.26%) Oracle
17 34 (17.26%) Spring
18 33 (16.75%) RESTful
19 32 (16.24%) Git (software)
20 31 (15.74%) Web Development
20 31 (15.74%) Subversion
21 30 (15.23%) High Availability
22 29 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (14.72%) Software Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (11.17%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.08%) JBoss
3 9 (4.57%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.06%) Apache
5 7 (3.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.54%) Confluence
7 4 (2.03%) IIS
8 3 (1.52%) CMS
8 3 (1.52%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.02%) Node.js
9 2 (1.02%) WordPress
10 1 (0.51%) Drupal
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (2.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.52%) Magento
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.21%) NoSQL
2 22 (11.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.58%) MySQL
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.03%) DB2
6 4 (2.03%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.02%) DataStage
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.02%) Redis
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.74%) Subversion
3 18 (9.14%) JIRA
3 18 (9.14%) JUnit
4 15 (7.61%) Selenium
5 11 (5.58%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.08%) Mercurial
7 9 (4.57%) Maven
8 8 (4.06%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.55%) Ant
9 7 (3.55%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.55%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.05%) Gradle
10 6 (3.05%) NUnit
11 5 (2.54%) Grunt
11 5 (2.54%) HP UFT
11 5 (2.54%) MSTest
11 5 (2.54%) PeopleTools
11 5 (2.54%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (20.30%) Finance
2 26 (13.20%) Banking
3 16 (8.12%) Games
4 13 (6.60%) Retail
5 9 (4.57%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (70.05%) Developer
2 52 (26.40%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.14%) Analyst
4 17 (8.63%) Scala Developer
5 15 (7.61%) Web Developer
6 14 (7.11%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.58%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.58%) Technical Leader
8 11 (5.58%) UI Developer
9 9 (4.57%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Java Scala Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) Technical Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Tester
12 6 (3.05%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.05%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.62%) Web Services
2 70 (35.53%) HTML
2 70 (35.53%) JSON
3 61 (30.96%) CSS
4 54 (27.41%) XSLT
5 46 (23.35%) .NET
5 46 (23.35%) REST
6 42 (21.32%) jQuery
7 41 (20.81%) SOAP
8 35 (17.77%) HTML5
9 34 (17.26%) Spring
10 33 (16.75%) RESTful
11 27 (13.71%) Ajax
11 27 (13.71%) J2EE
12 23 (11.68%) .NET Framework
12 23 (11.68%) CSS3
13 20 (10.15%) JDBC
13 20 (10.15%) WCF
14 15 (7.61%) AngularJS
15 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) User Experience
2 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.57%) Online Banking
5 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.54%) NHS
7 4 (2.03%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.52%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.02%) IPTV
9 2 (1.02%) IVR
9 2 (1.02%) MHEG
10 1 (0.51%) iSeries
10 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.51%) Physics
10 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.80%) Linux
2 28 (14.21%) Windows
3 14 (7.11%) Unix
4 7 (3.55%) Android
5 6 (3.05%) AIX
5 6 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.05%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.05%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.43%) TDD
3 44 (22.34%) Scrum
4 36 (18.27%) OO
5 31 (15.74%) Web Development
6 30 (15.23%) High Availability
7 29 (14.72%) Software Engineering
8 28 (14.21%) BDD
8 28 (14.21%) Unit Testing
9 27 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (12.69%) MVC
10 25 (12.69%) OOP
11 17 (8.63%) E-Commerce
11 17 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (7.61%) Functional Testing
13 14 (7.11%) Automated Testing
13 14 (7.11%) SEO
14 12 (6.09%) Front End Development
14 12 (6.09%) Translating Business Requirements
14 12 (6.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 119 (60.41%) Java
2 84 (42.64%) JavaScript
3 71 (36.04%) SQL
4 40 (20.30%) C#
5 26 (13.20%) Scala
5 26 (13.20%) XPath
6 23 (11.68%) C++
7 19 (9.64%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.09%) Ruby
9 11 (5.58%) T-SQL
10 10 (5.08%) C
10 10 (5.08%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.57%) VB
11 9 (4.57%) VB.NET
12 8 (4.06%) PHP
12 8 (4.06%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.06%) VBScript
13 5 (2.54%) PeopleCode
13 5 (2.54%) Python
13 5 (2.54%) SQR
Qualifications
1 20 (10.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.52%) HND
3 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.02%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.02%) PhD
4 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (2.03%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.52%) Nagios
3 3 (1.52%) Puppet
3 3 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (17.26%) Oracle
2 15 (7.61%) IBM
3 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.08%) HP
5 8 (4.06%) EPiServer
6 5 (2.54%) hybris
6 5 (2.54%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.03%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.03%) Perforce
7 4 (2.03%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.52%) Lotus
8 3 (1.52%) OpenText
8 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.52%) Splunk
8 3 (1.52%) Telerik
8 3 (1.52%) VMware
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe
9 2 (1.02%) OpenTV
9 2 (1.02%) Zend
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