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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.06% 1.81% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.62% 13.04% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
37 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.42% 13.86% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -38.09%
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Xcode
4 3 (23.08%) SQLite
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) PhoneGap
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQLite
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XSLT
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) PhoneGap
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Drools
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) WSDL
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Android Development
2 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Stewardship
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle