The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Manchester / Salford
Rank 22 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.71% 28.21% 18.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 37.93% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £550 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +23.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +17.18%

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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 56.47% 74.36% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford 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 Salford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Salford region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Salford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Salford region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Twitter
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) LDAP
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Scala
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) MarkLogic
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Twitter
2 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle