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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing XML 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 33.33% 25.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.56% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
XML
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
18 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 60.00% 41.67% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) High Availability
2 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (84.62%) JSON
2 11 (84.62%) RESTful
2 11 (84.62%) Scala
2 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) NoSQL
2 11 (84.62%) REST
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Games
5 1 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Telerik
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) CSS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) JSON
1 11 (84.62%) REST
1 11 (84.62%) RESTful
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) High Availability
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Telerik