The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 26 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
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing XML 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 10.53% 13.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 27.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 40 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 81.58% 47.62% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Stockport

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stockport region with a requirement for XML.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Swing
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Restlet
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (25.00%) REST

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) Swing
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Restlet
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) DOM
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum-ban
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe