The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank - 27 23
Contract jobs citing XML 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 3.41% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 16.67% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.15% 20.45% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 9
Average daily rate £428 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

XML
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) LotusScript
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) XPages
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Author
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Author
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Writer
2 1 (25.00%) Domino Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) XPages
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus