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 29 June 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.

XML
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 49 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14  
Contract jobs citing XML 25 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.77% 3.36% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.84% 13.19% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 21
Manchester median daily rate £370 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -11.76%  
10th Percentile £313 £287 £305
90th Percentile £665 £537 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £45.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.25 £56.50
% change year-on-year -2.36% -25.22%  

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 428 455 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.35% 25.48% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1267 979
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
10th Percentile £294 £281 £263
90th Percentile £500 £513 £500
North West median daily rate £388 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 11 10
Manchester median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Manchester

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Manchester

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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 29 June 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 -2 3 £350 -22.22% 7
Salford - 2 £406 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 47 (63.51%) Java
2 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.19%) HTML
5 26 (35.14%) SQL
6 24 (32.43%) Web Services
7 23 (31.08%) Oracle
8 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.97%) J2EE
8 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
9 16 (21.62%) SOAP
10 15 (20.27%) CSS
11 13 (17.57%) Finance
11 13 (17.57%) Scrum
11 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
11 13 (17.57%) Selenium
12 12 (16.22%) JSON
12 12 (16.22%) JIRA
12 12 (16.22%) RESTful
12 12 (16.22%) HTML5
12 12 (16.22%) Spring
13 11 (14.86%) Banking
13 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
14 10 (13.51%) TDD
14 10 (13.51%) XML Messaging
14 10 (13.51%) TIBCO
14 10 (13.51%) Middleware
14 10 (13.51%) .NET
14 10 (13.51%) OO
15 9 (12.16%) DevOps

XML
Co-occurring 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 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.05%) Confluence
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 7 (9.46%) LDAP
3 6 (8.11%) SSL
4 4 (5.41%) FTP
4 4 (5.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.05%) RTSP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.05%) DB2
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.35%) MS Access
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Selenium
2 12 (16.22%) JIRA
3 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.81%) JUnit
6 7 (9.46%) Maven
7 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.70%) Hudson
12 1 (1.35%) Gradle
12 1 (1.35%) Grunt
12 1 (1.35%) JProfiler
12 1 (1.35%) Lombardi
12 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.35%) Subversion
12 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Automation Tester
4 5 (6.76%) Lead Architect
4 5 (6.76%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) QA Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Tester
5 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.05%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (4.05%) Product Specialist
6 3 (4.05%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) HTML
2 24 (32.43%) Web Services
3 17 (22.97%) J2EE
4 16 (21.62%) SOAP
5 15 (20.27%) CSS
6 12 (16.22%) HTML5
6 12 (16.22%) JSON
6 12 (16.22%) RESTful
6 12 (16.22%) Spring
7 10 (13.51%) .NET
7 10 (13.51%) Middleware
7 10 (13.51%) XML Messaging
8 9 (12.16%) REST
9 8 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.11%) JMS
11 6 (8.11%) Node.js
11 6 (8.11%) XSLT
12 5 (6.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
3 13 (17.57%) Scrum
4 10 (13.51%) OO
4 10 (13.51%) TDD
5 9 (12.16%) DevOps
6 8 (10.81%) SDLC
6 8 (10.81%) Workflow
7 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.11%) QA Automation
8 5 (6.76%) ITIL
8 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.41%) High Availability
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.41%) ITSM
10 3 (4.05%) Android Development
10 3 (4.05%) BDD
10 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.05%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) Java
2 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.14%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.76%) Python
7 4 (5.41%) ActionScript
7 4 (5.41%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (5.41%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (5.41%) PHP
8 3 (4.05%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) Groovy
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
10 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.35%) MCPD
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) TIBCO
3 8 (10.81%) Sybase
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.76%) IBM
5 5 (6.76%) Twitter
6 4 (5.41%) Axway
7 3 (4.05%) SAP
8 2 (2.70%) Apigee
8 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.70%) Pega
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) Perforce
9 1 (1.35%) Sencha
9 1 (1.35%) Wonderware
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