Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 6 months to 25 July 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 Schema Definition (XSD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 145 133
Contract jobs citing XSD 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.42% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Manchester median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +72.41%
North West median daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 - -

XSD 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 954 960 758
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.99% 26.29% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 663 497
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £256
90th Percentile £509 £513 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -16.77% +34.78%
10th Percentile £14.75 £16.15 £25.10
90th Percentile £46.88 £43.25 £41.13
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +18.84%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in Manchester

XSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XSD in Manchester