The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 2 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 27.27% 17.24% 14.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 69.23% 35.71% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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Manchester

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
13 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 39.39% 48.28% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) Maven
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Grails
3 11 (47.83%) XSLT
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) J2SE
4 10 (43.48%) JMS
4 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
4 10 (43.48%) HTTP
4 10 (43.48%) XML Schema
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 10 (43.48%) Servlets
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Android
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) XPath
4 10 (43.48%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (39.13%) Hazelcast
5 9 (39.13%) User Stories
5 9 (39.13%) Requirements Management
5 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
5 9 (39.13%) DOM
5 9 (39.13%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) PRINCE
6 8 (34.78%) RUP
6 8 (34.78%) Use Case

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
2 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) XSLT
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) J2SE
2 11 (47.83%) Grails
3 10 (43.48%) JMS
3 10 (43.48%) XML Schema
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) Servlets
4 9 (39.13%) DOM
5 6 (26.09%) SAX
5 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (4.35%) UIKit
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
1 10 (43.48%) Android
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Requirements Management
3 9 (39.13%) User Stories
4 8 (34.78%) RUP
4 8 (34.78%) PRINCE
4 8 (34.78%) Use Case
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) XPath
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) XQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle