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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 33 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.68% 4.82% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 16.01% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £242 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
340 331 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.58% 30.09% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 225
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 £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 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 22 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
Stockport -6 2 £275 -14.06% 6
Salford -5 1 - - 2
Altrincham - 1 £300 -
Bolton - 1 £205 - 2
Bury - 1 £325 - 1
Cheadle - - - - 2
Oldham - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 60 (69.77%) HTML
2 59 (68.60%) CSS
3 54 (62.79%) JavaScript
4 52 (60.47%) C#
5 48 (55.81%) .NET
6 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
7 45 (52.33%) Web Services
8 37 (43.02%) SQL
9 31 (36.05%) ASP.NET
10 29 (33.72%) jQuery
11 25 (29.07%) WCF
12 23 (26.74%) Oracle
13 20 (23.26%) Java
13 20 (23.26%) XSLT
14 19 (22.09%) Scrum
14 19 (22.09%) Ajax
15 18 (20.93%) MVC
15 18 (20.93%) SOAP
16 17 (19.77%) TDD
17 16 (18.60%) HTML5
17 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
18 14 (16.28%) XSD
18 14 (16.28%) OOP
18 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (15.12%) XHTML
19 13 (15.12%) OOD
20 12 (13.95%) CRM
20 12 (13.95%) OO
20 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (10.47%) CMS
2 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.81%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.81%) IIS
3 5 (5.81%) Escenic
3 5 (5.81%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.16%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) MySQL
4 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.81%) Big Data
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.49%) MS Access
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.16%) OLAP
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
3 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.14%) Subversion
5 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Selenium
6 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.33%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.33%) Toad
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.16%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Advertising
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (81.40%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Web Developer
4 11 (12.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.30%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) CRM Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (69.77%) HTML
2 59 (68.60%) CSS
3 48 (55.81%) .NET
4 45 (52.33%) Web Services
5 31 (36.05%) ASP.NET
6 29 (33.72%) jQuery
7 25 (29.07%) WCF
8 20 (23.26%) XSLT
9 19 (22.09%) Ajax
10 18 (20.93%) SOAP
11 16 (18.60%) HTML5
12 14 (16.28%) XSD
13 13 (15.12%) XHTML
14 11 (12.79%) .NET Framework
14 11 (12.79%) CSS3
15 10 (11.63%) J2EE
16 8 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (8.14%) Struts
17 7 (8.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (8.14%) RIA
2 6 (6.98%) NHS
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.49%) Open Source
3 3 (3.49%) Informatics
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.33%) Ontologies
4 2 (2.33%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Fedora
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Scrum
2 18 (20.93%) MVC
3 17 (19.77%) TDD
4 14 (16.28%) OOP
4 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.12%) OOD
6 12 (13.95%) CRM
6 12 (13.95%) OO
7 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.30%) MVVM
8 8 (9.30%) User Stories
9 7 (8.14%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.98%) RUP
11 5 (5.81%) Project Management
11 5 (5.81%) UML
11 5 (5.81%) BDD
11 5 (5.81%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (4.65%) Web Development
12 4 (4.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 52 (60.47%) C#
3 37 (43.02%) SQL
4 20 (23.26%) Java
5 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.47%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.14%) Apex Code
7 7 (8.14%) XPath
8 5 (5.81%) Scala
9 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.65%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) C
11 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) HL7
3 2 (2.33%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.81%) JBoss
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe
6 2 (2.33%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Open Text
7 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
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