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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 57 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 39 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.40% 4.85% 7.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 15.48% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £261 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
386 394 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.80% 31.32% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 237 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.20 £187.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 3 £338 -
Bolton 0 1 £388 - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 8
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 63 (52.07%) JavaScript
2 62 (51.24%) HTML
3 58 (47.93%) CSS
4 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (40.50%) Web Services
6 45 (37.19%) Java
6 45 (37.19%) XSLT
7 42 (34.71%) .NET
8 40 (33.06%) SQL
9 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
10 34 (28.10%) jQuery
11 33 (27.27%) C#
12 29 (23.97%) Scrum
13 27 (22.31%) MVC
14 24 (19.83%) XHTML
14 24 (19.83%) XPath
15 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET
15 23 (19.01%) Apple iOS
15 23 (19.01%) iOS Development
16 22 (18.18%) Ajax
17 21 (17.36%) Android
17 21 (17.36%) Linux
18 20 (16.53%) Oracle
18 20 (16.53%) Visual Studio
18 20 (16.53%) Spring
18 20 (16.53%) CSS3
19 19 (15.70%) TDD
19 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
20 18 (14.88%) Windows
20 18 (14.88%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.26%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) CMS
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.96%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.13%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.48%) Confluence
7 2 (1.65%) nginx
7 2 (1.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.83%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) RTP
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.96%) RavenDB
6 5 (4.13%) Hazelcast
6 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (4.13%) MySQL
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.48%) SQLPlus
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.48%) SQLite
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Visual Studio
2 17 (14.05%) Maven
3 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.09%) Subversion
5 5 (4.13%) Axure RP
5 5 (4.13%) Hudson
5 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (2.48%) Xcode
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.65%) JIRA
8 2 (1.65%) JUnit
8 2 (1.65%) Gradle
9 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.83%) MSI
9 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Back Office
3 3 (2.48%) Games
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 104 (85.95%) Developer
2 22 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.88%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.92%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Software Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (51.24%) HTML
2 58 (47.93%) CSS
3 49 (40.50%) Web Services
4 45 (37.19%) XSLT
5 42 (34.71%) .NET
6 34 (28.10%) jQuery
7 24 (19.83%) XHTML
8 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET
9 22 (18.18%) Ajax
10 20 (16.53%) Spring
10 20 (16.53%) CSS3
11 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
11 16 (13.22%) J2EE
12 14 (11.57%) Apache Cordova
12 14 (11.57%) XML Schema
12 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (10.74%) LINQ
14 12 (9.92%) J2SE
14 12 (9.92%) Grails
14 12 (9.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
2 18 (14.88%) Mobile App
3 16 (13.22%) Open Source
4 13 (10.74%) NHS
5 7 (5.79%) Web 2.0
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.31%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.48%) User Experience
7 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.48%) Derivative
7 3 (2.48%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.65%) MHEG
8 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.65%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.65%) IPTV
8 2 (1.65%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Apple iOS
2 21 (17.36%) Android
2 21 (17.36%) Linux
3 18 (14.88%) Windows
4 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.26%) UNIX
6 9 (7.44%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.48%) HPUX
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.65%) VMS
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.97%) Scrum
3 27 (22.31%) MVC
4 23 (19.01%) iOS Development
5 19 (15.70%) TDD
6 17 (14.05%) Unit Testing
7 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.22%) OO
7 16 (13.22%) SOA
8 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.57%) Web Design
9 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.26%) Web Development
10 10 (8.26%) OOP
10 10 (8.26%) Android Development
11 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.61%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Regression Testing
13 7 (5.79%) OOD
14 6 (4.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.07%) JavaScript
2 45 (37.19%) Java
3 40 (33.06%) SQL
4 33 (27.27%) C#
5 24 (19.83%) XPath
6 17 (14.05%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.61%) XQuery
8 7 (5.79%) PHP
8 7 (5.79%) Ruby
8 7 (5.79%) Scala
9 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.31%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.48%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.65%) PHP5
12 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.83%) VB
13 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Oracle
2 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.96%) Adobe
5 4 (3.31%) Sybase
5 4 (3.31%) HP
5 4 (3.31%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.31%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.48%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.48%) Kony
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.65%) hybris
7 2 (1.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter
8 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
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