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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 69 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.71% 2.53% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.61% 11.17% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 22
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £314 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £530 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
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
507 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.23% 22.63% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 213
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 £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 11 £413 - 1
Salford -6 2 £420 +7.00% 1
Bolton - 2 £275 - 1
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 93 (62.00%) Java
2 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (44.00%) Web Services
4 65 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 58 (38.67%) SQL
6 54 (36.00%) Oracle
7 49 (32.67%) JSON
8 42 (28.00%) CSS
9 40 (26.67%) HTML
9 40 (26.67%) Spring
10 39 (26.00%) SOAP
11 37 (24.67%) J2EE
12 36 (24.00%) TDD
13 35 (23.33%) REST
14 33 (22.00%) JDBC
15 32 (21.33%) XSLT
16 31 (20.67%) Finance
17 29 (19.33%) HTTP
18 26 (17.33%) Middleware
18 26 (17.33%) jQuery
19 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
20 23 (15.33%) MySQL
20 23 (15.33%) .NET
20 23 (15.33%) C#
20 23 (15.33%) Scrum
21 22 (14.67%) JUnit
21 22 (14.67%) Unit Testing
22 21 (14.00%) PL/SQL
23 20 (13.33%) SOA
23 20 (13.33%) High Availability

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 18 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 16 (10.67%) Apache
3 15 (10.00%) JBoss
3 15 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.67%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.67%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.00%) Confluence
7 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.33%) IIS
8 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.67%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
9 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.67%) MS Project
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (3.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (2.00%) Magento
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.33%) HTTP
2 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
3 2 (1.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) MySQL
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.33%) DataStage
9 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.33%) Redis
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.67%) JUnit
2 16 (10.67%) JIRA
3 15 (10.00%) Subversion
4 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.33%) Selenium
6 7 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.67%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.33%) Ant
7 5 (3.33%) Gradle
7 5 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (3.33%) PeopleTools
8 4 (2.67%) Maven
9 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.33%) Hudson
10 2 (1.33%) Mockito
10 2 (1.33%) NUnit
10 2 (1.33%) Robotium
General
1 31 (20.67%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Banking
3 14 (9.33%) Retail
4 10 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.33%) Electronics
7 2 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (66.67%) Developer
2 45 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Analyst
4 10 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 10 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.00%) Administrator
6 6 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (4.00%) Scala Developer
6 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (2.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.67%) Domino Developer
8 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.00%) Web Services
2 49 (32.67%) JSON
3 42 (28.00%) CSS
4 40 (26.67%) HTML
4 40 (26.67%) Spring
5 39 (26.00%) SOAP
6 37 (24.67%) J2EE
7 35 (23.33%) REST
8 33 (22.00%) JDBC
9 32 (21.33%) XSLT
10 26 (17.33%) jQuery
10 26 (17.33%) Middleware
11 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 23 (15.33%) .NET
13 19 (12.67%) Hibernate
14 17 (11.33%) Apache Camel
14 17 (11.33%) JAXB
15 15 (10.00%) EJB
15 15 (10.00%) RESTful
16 14 (9.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) IVR
2 11 (7.33%) User Experience
3 9 (6.00%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.67%) Biometrics
6 3 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) NHS
7 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.33%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.67%) IPTV
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
8 1 (0.67%) MHEG
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.67%) Linux
2 6 (4.00%) Android
2 6 (4.00%) Unix
2 6 (4.00%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.00%) TDD
3 23 (15.33%) Scrum
4 22 (14.67%) Unit Testing
5 20 (13.33%) High Availability
5 20 (13.33%) SOA
6 18 (12.00%) MVC
7 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.33%) Web Development
8 16 (10.67%) BDD
9 15 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.00%) Open Source
9 15 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.33%) Front End Development
10 11 (7.33%) OO
10 11 (7.33%) OOP
11 10 (6.67%) Microservices
12 9 (6.00%) Integration Testing
13 8 (5.33%) Kanban
13 8 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (62.00%) Java
2 65 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 58 (38.67%) SQL
4 23 (15.33%) C#
5 21 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.00%) Ruby
7 11 (7.33%) PHP
8 8 (5.33%) C++
9 7 (4.67%) Scala
10 6 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.33%) Groovy
11 5 (3.33%) PeopleCode
11 5 (3.33%) Python
11 5 (3.33%) SQR
12 4 (2.67%) C
12 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.00%) LotusScript
13 3 (2.00%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.33%) Go
15 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
1 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.33%) ISEB
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.33%) PhD
4 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (2.00%) Nagios
1 3 (2.00%) Puppet
1 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (36.00%) Oracle
2 18 (12.00%) IBM
3 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.33%) HP
4 5 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.67%) Avaya
5 4 (2.67%) Lotus
5 4 (2.67%) Nortel
6 3 (2.00%) hybris
6 3 (2.00%) Splunk
7 2 (1.33%) Adobe
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.67%) IFS
8 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.67%) OpenTV
8 1 (0.67%) PayPal
8 1 (0.67%) Perforce
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) WorldPay
Salford, Lancashire
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