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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 27 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing XML 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.41% 1.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 15.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.02% 10.99% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Average daily rate £425 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -25.00%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Drools
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) Drools
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (8.33%) WSDL
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
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