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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 61 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 41 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.29% 4.28% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.56% 14.39% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 36
Average daily rate
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£395 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £408 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.82 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
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
429 396 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.97% 29.73% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 258 227
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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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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
Altrincham +1 1 - -
Bury +1 1 - -
Salford -2 1 £385 +23.20%
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (38.98%) HTML
1 23 (38.98%) Web Services
2 22 (37.29%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) CSS
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) SQL
6 16 (27.12%) Java
6 16 (27.12%) Oracle
7 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.42%) Ajax
8 13 (22.03%) Middleware
9 12 (20.34%) TDD
10 11 (18.64%) .NET
10 11 (18.64%) SOAP
10 11 (18.64%) XSLT
10 11 (18.64%) JSON
11 10 (16.95%) HTML5
11 10 (16.95%) CSS3
11 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
11 10 (16.95%) J2EE
11 10 (16.95%) C#
11 10 (16.95%) HTTP
11 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.25%) SOA
12 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (15.25%) Spring
12 9 (15.25%) Scrum
12 9 (15.25%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (8.47%) Node.js
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.78%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.69%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) Mule
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.39%) Magento
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) RTP
2 2 (3.39%) FTP
3 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.78%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.39%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.47%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.39%) Toad
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
4 2 (3.39%) Firebug
5 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.69%) MSTest
5 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.69%) Moq
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Local Government
5 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SOA Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) HTML
1 23 (38.98%) Web Services
2 21 (35.59%) CSS
3 15 (25.42%) Ajax
4 13 (22.03%) Middleware
5 11 (18.64%) SOAP
5 11 (18.64%) JSON
5 11 (18.64%) .NET
5 11 (18.64%) XSLT
6 10 (16.95%) J2EE
6 10 (16.95%) HTML5
6 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
6 10 (16.95%) CSS3
7 9 (15.25%) REST
7 9 (15.25%) Spring
7 9 (15.25%) jQuery
8 8 (13.56%) XHTML
9 7 (11.86%) XML Messaging
10 6 (10.17%) XSD
11 5 (8.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
5 1 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Social Network
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Android
3 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) TDD
3 9 (15.25%) Scrum
3 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.25%) SOA
3 9 (15.25%) MVC
4 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.17%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.17%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
7 5 (8.47%) OOP
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.47%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Kanban
8 4 (6.78%) Content Management
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.81%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) Java
4 10 (16.95%) C#
5 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.17%) PHP
7 3 (5.08%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.69%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCITP
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) TIBCO
4 7 (11.86%) Sybase
5 5 (8.47%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Retek
6 2 (3.39%) Endeca
6 2 (3.39%) ATG
6 2 (3.39%) Stellent
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter
6 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Zend
7 1 (1.69%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.69%) hybris
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