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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 17 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.13% 2.48% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 13.04% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
24 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 37.50% 19.01% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £317 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
1 10 (58.82%) Android
1 10 (58.82%) RESTful
1 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
1 10 (58.82%) Mobile App
1 10 (58.82%) Apache Cordova
1 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 8 (47.06%) SQLite
3 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (35.29%) gulp
4 4 (23.53%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP

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 2 (11.76%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) gulp
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Applications Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (23.53%) Angular Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Cordova Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
1 10 (58.82%) Apache Cordova
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
1 10 (58.82%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Android
1 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
2 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
2 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality