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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 61 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 35 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.27% 2.95% 5.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.57% 11.08% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 40
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £280 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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
331 334 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.49% 26.66% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 207 174
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 - 2 £393 - 1
Bolton -7 1 £350 +70.73%
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (41.89%) SQL
1 31 (41.89%) Web Services
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.19%) HTML
4 26 (35.14%) Finance
5 25 (33.78%) Java
5 25 (33.78%) CSS
6 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 22 (29.73%) Oracle
8 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
9 19 (25.68%) XSLT
10 18 (24.32%) .NET
11 17 (22.97%) Spring
12 16 (21.62%) C#
13 14 (18.92%) TDD
13 14 (18.92%) Ajax
14 13 (17.57%) Linux
14 13 (17.57%) Scrum
14 13 (17.57%) Middleware
14 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database
15 12 (16.22%) J2EE
16 11 (14.86%) OO
16 11 (14.86%) jQuery
17 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
17 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
17 10 (13.51%) XSD
17 10 (13.51%) SOAP
17 10 (13.51%) MVC
17 10 (13.51%) Oracle EBS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (6.76%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) CMS
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.05%) Confluence
5 2 (2.70%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.35%) Mule
6 1 (1.35%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) RTP
2 2 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.70%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) SQLite
6 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Subversion
2 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (5.41%) Maven
6 3 (4.05%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.70%) Toad
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.35%) Xcode
8 1 (1.35%) NUnit
8 1 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (1.35%) MSTest
8 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.35%) Moq
8 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (78.38%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
4 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (5.41%) SOA Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) Web Services
2 29 (39.19%) HTML
3 25 (33.78%) CSS
4 19 (25.68%) XSLT
5 18 (24.32%) .NET
6 17 (22.97%) Spring
7 14 (18.92%) Ajax
8 13 (17.57%) Middleware
9 12 (16.22%) J2EE
10 11 (14.86%) jQuery
11 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
11 10 (13.51%) XSD
11 10 (13.51%) SOAP
12 9 (12.16%) HTML5
12 9 (12.16%) CSS3
12 9 (12.16%) JSON
13 8 (10.81%) JMS
14 7 (9.46%) XHTML
14 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
14 7 (9.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.05%) Video on Demand
2 3 (4.05%) Derivative
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) DTV
3 2 (2.70%) Interactive TV
3 2 (2.70%) IPTV
3 2 (2.70%) MHEG
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.70%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.35%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) Social Network
4 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Android
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.41%) UNIX
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.70%) HPUX
7 2 (2.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) TDD
3 13 (17.57%) Scrum
4 11 (14.86%) OO
5 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.51%) MVC
5 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.46%) Mobile Development
7 7 (9.46%) SOA
8 6 (8.11%) BDD
8 6 (8.11%) Open Source
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.76%) Android Development
9 5 (6.76%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.76%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) Java
3 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.62%) C#
5 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.81%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.05%) XPath
7 3 (4.05%) Scala
8 2 (2.70%) PHP5
8 2 (2.70%) XQuery
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.35%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) VBScript
9 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) MCSA
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) TIBCO
3 6 (8.11%) Sybase
3 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (5.41%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Retek
7 2 (2.70%) ATG
7 2 (2.70%) Stellent
7 2 (2.70%) OpenTV
7 2 (2.70%) Endeca
7 2 (2.70%) hybris
7 2 (2.70%) Twitter
8 1 (1.35%) Eloqua
8 1 (1.35%) Appcelerator
8 1 (1.35%) Facebook
8 1 (1.35%) Kony
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