The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Doncaster region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 4 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing XML 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Doncaster 15.79% 12.90% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
XML
South 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 Doncaster region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Doncaster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Doncaster 36.84% 19.35% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate £340 £308 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% +39.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Doncaster

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Doncaster

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Doncaster

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Doncaster

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Doncaster

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Doncaster 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Doncaster by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Doncaster 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle