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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank - 4 9
Contract jobs citing XML 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 15.38% 11.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 40.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 45.45% 38.46% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate £363 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Manchester

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) PHP5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree