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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.52% 1.75% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.62% 20.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £345 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +0.94%
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
21 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.79% 8.77% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Median daily rate £375 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SAS
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) COBOL
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

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 6 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) CGI
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) WSDL
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) COBOL
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
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