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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.27% 1.19% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 9.52% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
15 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.82% 12.50% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate £300 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) Xcode
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) SQLite
3 4 (36.36%) Android
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) PhoneGap
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) Xamarin
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (18.18%) Drools
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQLite
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Xcode
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) PhoneGap
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (18.18%) Drools
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Android Development
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Data Stewardship
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle