The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North West / Manchester
Rank 42 27 53
Rank change year-on-year -15 +26  
Contract jobs citing XML 47 106 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.61% 5.97% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.13% 21.07% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 72 27
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 464 503 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.66% 28.34% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 327 244
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Manchester

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 4 - - 6
Salford -7 4 £550 +29.41% 1
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for XML.

1 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.00%) Java
3 44 (44.00%) SQL
4 42 (42.00%) HTML
5 35 (35.00%) Web Services
6 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.00%) Scrum
8 23 (23.00%) CSS
9 22 (22.00%) JSON
10 21 (21.00%) TDD
10 21 (21.00%) Linux
11 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 19 (19.00%) Oracle
12 19 (19.00%) REST
12 19 (19.00%) High Availability
13 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (18.00%) HTTP
13 18 (18.00%) Selenium
14 17 (17.00%) C#
14 17 (17.00%) XSLT
15 16 (16.00%) SOAP
15 16 (16.00%) .NET
15 16 (16.00%) JUnit
15 16 (16.00%) JIRA
15 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
15 16 (16.00%) RESTful
16 15 (15.00%) NoSQL
17 14 (14.00%) BDD
18 13 (13.00%) Finance
18 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.00%) Confluence
3 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) JBoss
5 1 (1.00%) Jetty
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) LDAP
2 5 (5.00%) SSL
3 4 (4.00%) FTP
3 4 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.00%) AMQP
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.00%) MySQL
4 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.00%) DB2
8 2 (2.00%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (2.00%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.00%) Big Data
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Selenium
2 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.00%) JIRA
2 16 (16.00%) JUnit
3 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.00%) Maven
5 7 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.00%) Subversion
8 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.00%) Checkstyle
10 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.00%) JBehave
10 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Games
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) Developer
2 24 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) QA Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) Architect
7 8 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Scala Software Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.00%) HTML Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Tester
10 3 (3.00%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) HTML
2 35 (35.00%) Web Services
3 23 (23.00%) CSS
4 22 (22.00%) JSON
5 19 (19.00%) REST
6 17 (17.00%) XSLT
7 16 (16.00%) .NET
7 16 (16.00%) RESTful
7 16 (16.00%) SOAP
8 13 (13.00%) Spring
9 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.00%) J2EE
10 10 (10.00%) JMS
11 8 (8.00%) HTML5
12 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (7.00%) Entity Framework
13 6 (6.00%) Middleware
13 6 (6.00%) Node.js
14 5 (5.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) AIX
4 1 (1.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Scrum
3 21 (21.00%) TDD
4 19 (19.00%) High Availability
5 14 (14.00%) BDD
6 12 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.00%) QA Automation
7 10 (10.00%) SDLC
8 9 (9.00%) MVC
9 8 (8.00%) User Stories
9 8 (8.00%) Workflow
10 6 (6.00%) Defect Management
10 6 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.00%) Competitor Analysis
11 5 (5.00%) DevOps
11 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) Java
2 44 (44.00%) SQL
3 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.00%) C#
5 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Scala
6 5 (5.00%) Python
7 4 (4.00%) ActionScript
7 4 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (3.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.00%) Groovy
9 2 (2.00%) Ruby
9 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.00%) XPath
10 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.00%) VBA
10 1 (1.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) MCPD
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Twitter
3 5 (5.00%) IBM
3 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (5.00%) Sybase
3 5 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.00%) Axway
5 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.00%) Apigee
6 2 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.00%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.00%) Perforce
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (1.00%) Remedy
7 1 (1.00%) Sencha
7 1 (1.00%) Wonderware
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago