Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 8.00% 4.88% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.69% 9.76% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Salford median daily rate £413 £426 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £286 £388 £339
90th Percentile £470 £499 £409
Manchester median daily rate £350 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 51 41 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 51.00% 50.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 17
Salford median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +13.21%
10th Percentile £305 £334 £328
90th Percentile £570 £519 £452
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year +24.03% -16.77% +34.78%

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

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Salford over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 July 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%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (75.00%) GPG13
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) GitLab
3 6 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (37.50%) logstash
6 3 (37.50%) Kibana
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (25.00%) HTML5
7 2 (25.00%) GStreamer
7 2 (25.00%) Hudson
7 2 (25.00%) Node.js
7 2 (25.00%) FFmpeg
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) GitLab
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) FFmpeg
4 2 (25.00%) GStreamer
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Kibana
1 3 (37.50%) logstash