Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.85% 7.75% 15.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.23% 15.63% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
Salford median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +5.88% +23.19%
10th Percentile £366 £405 £375
90th Percentile £399 £550 £438
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +20.69% -3.33%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 26 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 20.00% 49.61% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 57 33
Salford median daily rate £400 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +14.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £285 £368 £300
90th Percentile £488 £573 £438
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £29.53 £31.50
% change year-on-year -32.26% -6.27% +8.39%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Salford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Salford region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) GPG13
2 4 (80.00%) Kibana
2 4 (80.00%) GitLab
2 4 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) logstash
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Spock
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) GitLab
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Spock
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Grails
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Groovy
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kibana
2 3 (60.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle