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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 25 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.76% 3.66% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 24.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.24% 15.24% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
Average daily rate £313 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) DataPower
7 2 (13.33%) Imperva
8 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Altova
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
8 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) XPages
8 1 (6.67%) Data Stewardship
8 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (6.67%) Data Security
8 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) LotusScript
8 1 (6.67%) WinForms
8 1 (6.67%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Writer
4 1 (6.67%) Domino Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Author
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) XPages
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (6.67%) Data Security
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) LotusScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Imperva
2 1 (6.67%) Altova
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
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