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 3 months to 25 April 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
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 8
Contract jobs citing XML 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford - 4.44% 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.45% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £444 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.31% -5.00%  

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 Salford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 29 31 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 54.72% 68.89% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 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 25 April 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 Salford region with a requirement for XML.

1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Twitter
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) LDAP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) JSON

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Twitter
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle