The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.14% 7.56% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.19% 28.89% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +68.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £403 £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 29.52% 26.16% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Bradford region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 12 (32.43%) WCF
4 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
4 11 (29.73%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (24.32%) REST
7 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) CSS
8 7 (18.92%) JSP
8 7 (18.92%) Servlets
8 7 (18.92%) MVC
8 7 (18.92%) SOA
8 7 (18.92%) HTTP
8 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) Ajax
9 6 (16.22%) JDBC
9 6 (16.22%) Ant
9 6 (16.22%) J2EE
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.51%) XHTML
10 5 (13.51%) Retail
10 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
10 5 (13.51%) SQLite
10 5 (13.51%) JSON

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (13.51%) Jetty
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQLite
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Ant
2 3 (8.11%) Xcode
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Web Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# Web Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) WCF
4 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) REST
6 7 (18.92%) CSS
6 7 (18.92%) JSP
6 7 (18.92%) Servlets
7 6 (16.22%) JDBC
7 6 (16.22%) J2EE
7 6 (16.22%) Ajax
8 5 (13.51%) JSON
8 5 (13.51%) XHTML
8 5 (13.51%) RESTful
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
10 1 (2.70%) XSD
10 1 (2.70%) XSL
10 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Graphic Design
2 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) SOA
1 7 (18.92%) MVC
1 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
2 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) OOP
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Android Development
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
5 4 (10.81%) XQuery
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.70%) BeanShell
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Novell
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) IBM