The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stockport region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 6.90% 27.78% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 38.46% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +4.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 44.83% 72.22% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate £275 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
XML
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XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

XML
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL