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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 5 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.83% - 22.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.45% - 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£345 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -14.28%
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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
11 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.83% 46.43% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £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 £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 8 (50.00%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Grails
3 8 (50.00%) J2SE
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) Servlets
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) JMS
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) XML Schema
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (43.75%) XPath
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (37.50%) DOM
5 6 (37.50%) Hazelcast
5 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (37.50%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) User Stories
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) SAX
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Hazelcast
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
1 8 (50.00%) Grails
1 8 (50.00%) J2SE
1 8 (50.00%) XSLT
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) Servlets
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) JMS
2 7 (43.75%) XML Schema
3 6 (37.50%) DOM
4 5 (31.25%) SAX
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (6.25%) Saxon XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Interactive TV
4 1 (6.25%) IPTV
4 1 (6.25%) MHEG
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
5 4 (25.00%) Use Case
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (25.00%) RUP
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) XPath
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) XQuery
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) OpenTV
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle