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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 72 46 19
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -27
Contract jobs citing XML 16 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 3.07% 7.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 11.57% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 49
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 £328 £273 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
348 337 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.87% 26.56% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 201 153
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Bolton -12 1 £350 -
Salford - 1 £400 - 3
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) Web Services
3 31 (38.75%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 30 (37.50%) HTML
4 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 28 (35.00%) .NET
5 28 (35.00%) CSS
6 27 (33.75%) SQL
7 23 (28.75%) C#
8 20 (25.00%) Oracle
9 18 (22.50%) XSLT
9 18 (22.50%) Finance
9 18 (22.50%) Spring
10 17 (21.25%) Linux
11 16 (20.00%) Scrum
11 16 (20.00%) MVC
12 15 (18.75%) TDD
13 14 (17.50%) J2EE
14 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
14 13 (16.25%) OO
14 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
15 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
15 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
15 11 (13.75%) Subversion
15 11 (13.75%) Ajax
15 11 (13.75%) jQuery
16 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
16 10 (12.50%) Maven

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) Node.js
4 3 (3.75%) Confluence
4 3 (3.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.75%) CMS
5 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 2 (2.50%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.25%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Mingle
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) FTP
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) RTP
3 1 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.50%) MySQL
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) SQLPlus
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Navigator
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.50%) RavenDB
8 2 (2.50%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.25%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.75%) Subversion
3 10 (12.50%) Maven
4 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.50%) JUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Toad
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.25%) Gradle
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.25%) Moq
8 1 (1.25%) MSTest
8 1 (1.25%) Hudson
8 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (86.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.75%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Software Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) Web Services
2 30 (37.50%) HTML
3 28 (35.00%) .NET
3 28 (35.00%) CSS
4 18 (22.50%) XSLT
4 18 (22.50%) Spring
5 14 (17.50%) J2EE
6 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
6 11 (13.75%) Ajax
6 11 (13.75%) jQuery
7 9 (11.25%) XHTML
8 8 (10.00%) J2SE
8 8 (10.00%) Servlets
8 8 (10.00%) Middleware
8 8 (10.00%) Grails
9 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.75%) JSON
9 7 (8.75%) JMS
9 7 (8.75%) XML Schema
10 6 (7.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.75%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.75%) Derivative
4 3 (3.75%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) DTV
5 2 (2.50%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.50%) IPTV
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.50%) MHEG
5 2 (2.50%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.25%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.25%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Android
2 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.50%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.75%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) Scrum
2 16 (20.00%) MVC
3 15 (18.75%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) OO
5 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.75%) OOP
7 6 (7.50%) SOA
7 6 (7.50%) Android Development
7 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.25%) OOD
9 4 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Java
1 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.75%) SQL
3 23 (28.75%) C#
4 8 (10.00%) PHP
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.25%) Scala
6 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.00%) XQuery
8 3 (3.75%) SPARQL
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby
8 3 (3.75%) XPath
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.50%) PHP5
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.50%) Sybase
3 6 (7.50%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.75%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) OpenTV
6 2 (2.50%) hybris
6 2 (2.50%) Twitter
6 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Kony
7 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.25%) Facebook
7 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £240 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago