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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 19 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing XML 23 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.81% 13.90% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.08% 44.07% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £323 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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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
74 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.35% 31.55% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 28
Average daily rate £325 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
2 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
3 25 (75.76%) T-SQL
3 25 (75.76%) .NET
3 25 (75.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (72.73%) C#
4 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
5 21 (63.64%) CSS
6 20 (60.61%) SOA
7 12 (36.36%) JMeter
7 12 (36.36%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
8 11 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
10 9 (27.27%) QA
11 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.18%) User Stories
13 6 (18.18%) Java
13 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (15.15%) HTML
14 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
15 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
15 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
15 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
15 4 (12.12%) ISEB
15 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
15 4 (12.12%) Project Management
15 4 (12.12%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (75.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) OLTP
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) JMeter
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Analyst
1 24 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Web Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 21 (63.64%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (15.15%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 2 (6.06%) JSP
7 2 (6.06%) Servlets
7 2 (6.06%) WSDL
7 2 (6.06%) XML Schema
7 2 (6.06%) JAXB
7 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.06%) Spring
7 2 (6.06%) SPML
7 2 (6.06%) Grails
7 2 (6.06%) SailPoint
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) SOA
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (18.18%) User Stories
5 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
3 25 (75.76%) T-SQL
4 24 (72.73%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) BeanShell
7 1 (3.03%) R
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) LotusScript
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
4 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Sun
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Novell
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus
5 1 (3.03%) Apple