The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.19% 1.90% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 23.08% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £345 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £36.65
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.14%
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
10 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.31% 8.23% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 15
Median daily rate £438 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for XML.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) Credit Risk
3 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) CGI
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) IBM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CGI
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Credit Risk
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
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