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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 70 57 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.12% 4.77% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.46% 15.36% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 50
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £240 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £363 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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
401 371 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.33% 31.02% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 230 262
Average daily rate £325 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 25
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Salford +8 14 £313 +4.16% 1
Stockport -2 3 - - 8
Altrincham -1 1 £300 -
Oldham -4 1 £338 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Wigan - - - - 3
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Bolton - - - - 4
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 61 (54.46%) CSS
2 59 (52.68%) HTML
3 57 (50.89%) JavaScript
3 57 (50.89%) Web Services
4 48 (42.86%) XSLT
5 47 (41.96%) C#
5 47 (41.96%) .NET
6 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (35.71%) jQuery
7 40 (35.71%) SQL
7 40 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 30 (26.79%) Oracle
9 29 (25.89%) Java
9 29 (25.89%) OO
10 27 (24.11%) Subversion
11 26 (23.21%) MVC
11 26 (23.21%) LAMP
12 25 (22.32%) PHP
13 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET
13 24 (21.43%) Linux
14 23 (20.54%) Git (software)
15 22 (19.64%) Red Hat
16 21 (18.75%) Scrum
16 21 (18.75%) Ajax
17 19 (16.96%) WCF
17 19 (16.96%) XSD
18 18 (16.07%) HTML5
19 17 (15.18%) Spring
20 15 (13.39%) TDD
20 15 (13.39%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (13.39%) Tomcat
2 14 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.82%) IIS
4 10 (8.93%) CMS
5 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.46%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.46%) Escenic
6 5 (4.46%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (3.57%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.79%) Liferay
10 1 (0.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.89%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Agresso
3 1 (0.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.61%) MySQL
4 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) Hazelcast
6 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.46%) Big Data
7 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.68%) MS Access
10 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (24.11%) Subversion
2 23 (20.54%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
4 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.14%) Maven
6 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.68%) JUnit
8 2 (1.79%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.89%) LLBLGen Pro
9 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.89%) Toad
9 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.89%) Xcode
9 1 (0.89%) NUnit
9 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Advertising
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) German Language
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (78.57%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) PHP Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Java Developer
4 15 (13.39%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Release Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 6 (5.36%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Programmer
8 5 (4.46%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Java Programmer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (54.46%) CSS
2 59 (52.68%) HTML
3 57 (50.89%) Web Services
4 48 (42.86%) XSLT
5 47 (41.96%) .NET
6 40 (35.71%) jQuery
7 26 (23.21%) LAMP
8 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 21 (18.75%) Ajax
10 19 (16.96%) WCF
10 19 (16.96%) XSD
11 18 (16.07%) HTML5
12 17 (15.18%) Spring
13 15 (13.39%) SOAP
14 13 (11.61%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (11.61%) CSS3
15 12 (10.71%) J2EE
15 12 (10.71%) JMS
16 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
17 10 (8.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Derivative
2 10 (8.93%) Open Source
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) RIA
5 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.43%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Android
2 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.79%) Fedora
6 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.89%) OO
3 26 (23.21%) MVC
4 21 (18.75%) Scrum
5 15 (13.39%) TDD
6 11 (9.82%) RUP
6 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.04%) OOD
8 8 (7.14%) Project Management
8 8 (7.14%) CRM
8 8 (7.14%) OOP
8 8 (7.14%) User Stories
8 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 7 (6.25%) Use Case
9 7 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (6.25%) UML
9 7 (6.25%) SOA
10 6 (5.36%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.36%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.89%) JavaScript
2 47 (41.96%) C#
3 40 (35.71%) SQL
4 29 (25.89%) Java
5 25 (22.32%) PHP
6 14 (12.50%) XPath
7 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.46%) Scala
9 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.79%) Python
10 2 (1.79%) VB
10 2 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.79%) Ruby
11 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) HL7
2 6 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Oracle
2 22 (19.64%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.04%) JBoss
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.57%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.89%) Northgate
6 1 (0.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.89%) Ceridian
6 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.89%) HP
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