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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.65% 4.29% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 14.29% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
XML
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
57 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 22.09% 30.00% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) SOA
6 9 (42.86%) ISEB
7 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (33.33%) QA
8 7 (33.33%) WCF
9 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
10 4 (19.05%) HTML
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) CMS
11 3 (14.29%) MVC
11 3 (14.29%) CRM
11 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Umbraco
11 3 (14.29%) Android
11 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (14.29%) Mobile App

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
1 3 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
1 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Tester
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Android Development
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe