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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 64 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.14% 4.82% 7.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.16% 14.86% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.27 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -20.00%
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
373 397 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.14% 32.46% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 242 181
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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
Salford - 5 £345 -
Bolton +4 1 £388 - 1
Bury -5 1 £275 -26.66% 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 6
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 1
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 77 (49.36%) JavaScript
2 76 (48.72%) HTML
3 69 (44.23%) CSS
4 67 (42.95%) Web Services
4 67 (42.95%) XSLT
5 61 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (36.54%) Java
7 53 (33.97%) SQL
8 50 (32.05%) .NET
9 45 (28.85%) SQL Server
9 45 (28.85%) jQuery
10 38 (24.36%) C#
11 35 (22.44%) MVC
11 35 (22.44%) Scrum
12 33 (21.15%) Linux
12 33 (21.15%) XPath
13 31 (19.87%) OO
14 30 (19.23%) Red Hat
15 28 (17.95%) Spring
16 27 (17.31%) Oracle
17 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 26 (16.67%) Ajax
18 25 (16.03%) Android
19 24 (15.38%) Git (software)
19 24 (15.38%) Subversion
19 24 (15.38%) XHTML
20 23 (14.74%) Windows
20 23 (14.74%) Maven
20 23 (14.74%) Apple iOS
20 23 (14.74%) iOS Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.05%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.77%) Apache
4 7 (4.49%) CMS
5 6 (3.85%) Orchard CMS
6 5 (3.21%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.21%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.56%) IIS
7 4 (2.56%) JBoss
8 3 (1.92%) Confluence
9 2 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.28%) nginx
9 2 (1.28%) Liferay
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 15 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.28%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.77%) Hazelcast
4 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (5.13%) MySQL
6 6 (3.85%) RavenDB
7 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.21%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.92%) SQLite
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.28%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (15.38%) Subversion
1 24 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.74%) Maven
3 22 (14.10%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.21%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.21%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.21%) Hudson
6 3 (1.92%) Xcode
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.92%) Toad
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.28%) Gradle
7 2 (1.28%) JUnit
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Retail
3 4 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Games
4 3 (1.92%) Back Office
4 3 (1.92%) German Language
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (83.97%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.82%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.82%) PHP Developer
4 14 (8.97%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 11 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Architect
8 8 (5.13%) Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Software Architect
11 5 (3.21%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (2.56%) Android Developer
12 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (48.72%) HTML
2 69 (44.23%) CSS
3 67 (42.95%) Web Services
3 67 (42.95%) XSLT
4 50 (32.05%) .NET
5 45 (28.85%) jQuery
6 28 (17.95%) Spring
7 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 26 (16.67%) Ajax
8 24 (15.38%) XHTML
9 22 (14.10%) CSS3
10 20 (12.82%) XML Schema
10 20 (12.82%) J2EE
11 18 (11.54%) Servlets
11 18 (11.54%) LAMP
11 18 (11.54%) Grails
12 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (10.90%) .NET Framework
13 16 (10.26%) J2SE
13 16 (10.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.82%) Open Source
3 18 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.33%) NHS
5 10 (6.41%) Derivative
6 9 (5.77%) Web 2.0
7 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.92%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.92%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.92%) User Experience
9 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.28%) MHEG
10 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.28%) Linked Data
10 2 (1.28%) Interactive TV
10 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.15%) Linux
2 25 (16.03%) Android
3 23 (14.74%) Windows
3 23 (14.74%) Apple iOS
4 18 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.41%) UNIX
6 9 (5.77%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) HPUX
7 2 (1.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.44%) MVC
2 35 (22.44%) Scrum
3 31 (19.87%) OO
4 23 (14.74%) iOS Development
5 20 (12.82%) TDD
6 18 (11.54%) SOA
6 18 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.97%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.97%) Web Design
8 14 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.33%) Web Development
10 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.41%) Android Development
11 10 (6.41%) OOP
11 10 (6.41%) OOD
12 8 (5.13%) Regression Testing
12 8 (5.13%) Migration
12 8 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (49.36%) JavaScript
2 57 (36.54%) Java
3 53 (33.97%) SQL
4 38 (24.36%) C#
5 33 (21.15%) XPath
6 20 (12.82%) PHP
6 20 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.13%) XQuery
8 7 (4.49%) Ruby
8 7 (4.49%) Scala
9 4 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.92%) SPARQL
10 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.28%) VB
11 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.28%) PHP5
11 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) Groovy
12 1 (0.64%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) QA
1 2 (1.28%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) SCCM
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 27 (17.31%) Oracle
3 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.85%) Adobe
5 4 (2.56%) HP
5 4 (2.56%) Sybase
5 4 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.92%) Kony
6 3 (1.92%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.92%) Northgate
7 2 (1.28%) hybris
7 2 (1.28%) Tableau
7 2 (1.28%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.28%) VMware
7 2 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
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