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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.48% 6.67% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 26.47% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
58 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 26.01% 25.19% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 28
Average daily rate £335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 15 (62.50%) SQL
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) SOA
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (33.33%) ISEB
8 7 (29.17%) WCF
9 6 (25.00%) QA
9 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (25.00%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
11 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 3 (12.50%) Android
11 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) JMeter
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Tester
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) WCF
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.33%) JAXB
9 2 (8.33%) WSDL
9 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
9 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) Grails
9 2 (8.33%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) JSON
10 1 (4.17%) Java EE
10 1 (4.17%) REST
10 1 (4.17%) CSS3
10 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (8.33%) Android Development
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.33%) Kanban
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) R
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) LotusScript
6 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Apple
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus