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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 57 58 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.36% 4.85% 5.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.58% 15.80% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 49
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 £268 £240 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £365 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
391 367 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.94% 30.71% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 221 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 10 £313 +4.16%
Stockport -6 3 £275 -8.33% 5
Altrincham -1 1 £300 -
Bolton - 1 £205 - 2
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (63.54%) CSS
2 59 (61.46%) HTML
3 54 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 49 (51.04%) Web Services
5 48 (50.00%) C#
6 46 (47.92%) .NET
7 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 37 (38.54%) XSLT
9 36 (37.50%) jQuery
10 35 (36.46%) SQL
11 26 (27.08%) Java
11 26 (27.08%) Oracle
12 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET
13 22 (22.92%) Ajax
14 21 (21.88%) MVC
15 19 (19.79%) WCF
16 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (18.75%) Scrum
17 16 (16.67%) XSD
17 16 (16.67%) OO
17 16 (16.67%) HTML5
18 15 (15.63%) TDD
18 15 (15.63%) Subversion
18 15 (15.63%) SOAP
19 14 (14.58%) Linux
20 13 (13.54%) XHTML
20 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
20 13 (13.54%) J2EE
20 13 (13.54%) MySQL
20 13 (13.54%) LAMP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.42%) CMS
4 8 (8.33%) IIS
5 7 (7.29%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.21%) Escenic
6 5 (5.21%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (5.21%) MQSeries
7 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
8 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.04%) Drupal
9 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.04%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.04%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Agresso
3 1 (1.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) MySQL
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.25%) Hazelcast
7 5 (5.21%) Big Data
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.13%) MS Access
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Subversion
2 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.25%) Maven
6 4 (4.17%) JUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.04%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.04%) Xcode
8 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (80.21%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (6.25%) CRM Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Java Programmer
9 5 (5.21%) Programmer
9 5 (5.21%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Release Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (63.54%) CSS
2 59 (61.46%) HTML
3 49 (51.04%) Web Services
4 46 (47.92%) .NET
5 37 (38.54%) XSLT
6 36 (37.50%) jQuery
7 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET
8 22 (22.92%) Ajax
9 19 (19.79%) WCF
10 16 (16.67%) HTML5
10 16 (16.67%) XSD
11 15 (15.63%) SOAP
12 13 (13.54%) J2EE
12 13 (13.54%) Spring
12 13 (13.54%) LAMP
12 13 (13.54%) XHTML
13 11 (11.46%) Struts
13 11 (11.46%) CSS3
13 11 (11.46%) .NET Framework
14 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Derivative
1 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.25%) Open Source
2 3 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.13%) Web 2.0
2 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.13%) RIA
2 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) W3C
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.04%) Social Media
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Android
3 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) Fedora
5 4 (4.17%) UNIX
6 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) MVC
2 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Scrum
3 16 (16.67%) OO
4 15 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (9.38%) RUP
5 9 (9.38%) CRM
5 9 (9.38%) OOP
5 9 (9.38%) OOD
6 7 (7.29%) Project Management
6 7 (7.29%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (7.29%) User Stories
7 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.21%) UML
8 5 (5.21%) SOA
8 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.21%) BDD
8 5 (5.21%) Use Case
8 5 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 48 (50.00%) C#
3 35 (36.46%) SQL
4 26 (27.08%) Java
5 13 (13.54%) XPath
6 12 (12.50%) PHP
7 8 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.21%) Scala
9 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.13%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.08%) Ruby
11 2 (2.08%) Python
12 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.04%) VB
12 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) HL7
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.29%) JBoss
5 4 (4.17%) Adobe
6 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Ceridian
8 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.04%) Open Text
8 1 (1.04%) Zend
8 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
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