The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North West / Manchester
Rank 50 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing XML 42 118 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.17% 6.52% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.21% 22.48% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 84 50
Median daily rate £350 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.54
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.24%

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
456 525 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.47% 28.99% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 334 268
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -13 4 £550 +29.41% 3
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for XML.

1 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (43.30%) SQL
3 38 (39.18%) HTML
3 38 (39.18%) Web Services
4 37 (38.14%) Java
5 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
6 24 (24.74%) C#
6 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
7 23 (23.71%) Scrum
8 22 (22.68%) .NET
8 22 (22.68%) Linux
8 22 (22.68%) TDD
9 21 (21.65%) JSON
10 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET
11 19 (19.59%) SOAP
12 18 (18.56%) CSS
12 18 (18.56%) HTTP
12 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (17.53%) High Availability
13 17 (17.53%) NoSQL
14 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
14 16 (16.49%) Oracle
14 16 (16.49%) XSLT
14 16 (16.49%) REST
15 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
16 14 (14.43%) Selenium
16 14 (14.43%) RESTful
16 14 (14.43%) Entity Framework
17 13 (13.40%) BDD
17 13 (13.40%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) Confluence
2 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) nginx
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Jetty
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) HTTP
2 5 (5.15%) LDAP
3 4 (4.12%) FTP
3 4 (4.12%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.12%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) AMQP
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.53%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.40%) MySQL
4 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.06%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.06%) DB2
7 2 (2.06%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.06%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.43%) Selenium
3 12 (12.37%) JIRA
3 12 (12.37%) JUnit
4 6 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.19%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.15%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.12%) Maven
6 4 (4.12%) Subversion
6 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.09%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.09%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.09%) NUnit
8 2 (2.06%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.06%) JBehave
8 2 (2.06%) Moq
8 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.59%) C# Developer
4 18 (18.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) QA Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Scala Software Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.19%) Tester
10 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) HTML
1 38 (39.18%) Web Services
2 22 (22.68%) .NET
3 21 (21.65%) JSON
4 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET
5 19 (19.59%) SOAP
6 18 (18.56%) CSS
7 16 (16.49%) REST
7 16 (16.49%) XSLT
8 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
9 14 (14.43%) Entity Framework
9 14 (14.43%) RESTful
10 12 (12.37%) Spring
11 11 (11.34%) JMS
12 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.22%) WSDL
14 6 (6.19%) J2EE
14 6 (6.19%) JDBC
14 6 (6.19%) jQuery
14 6 (6.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Linux
2 13 (13.40%) Windows
3 8 (8.25%) Unix
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Scrum
3 22 (22.68%) TDD
4 17 (17.53%) High Availability
5 13 (13.40%) BDD
5 13 (13.40%) MVC
6 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
7 10 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.31%) SDLC
7 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.25%) User Stories
8 8 (8.25%) Workflow
9 7 (7.22%) QA Automation
10 6 (6.19%) Defect Management
10 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Competitor Analysis
11 5 (5.15%) UML
11 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.30%) SQL
2 37 (38.14%) Java
3 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.74%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) Scala
6 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.19%) VB
8 6 (6.19%) VB6
9 4 (4.12%) ActionScript
9 4 (4.12%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (4.12%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.06%) Groovy
10 2 (2.06%) Python
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.06%) XPath
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.03%) MCPD
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
2 1 (1.03%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) Twitter
3 5 (5.15%) IBM
3 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.12%) Axway
5 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.06%) Perforce
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Sybase
6 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.03%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) Sencha
7 1 (1.03%) Wonderware