The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 38 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 41 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.97% 5.38% 7.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 15.97% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 49
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£305 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £228 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £10.32
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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
296 313 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.68% 33.69% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 196 268
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +336.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Leeds region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Leeds region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 51 (51.52%) SQL
2 38 (38.38%) C#
3 37 (37.37%) HTML
3 37 (37.37%) Java
3 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
4 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 29 (29.29%) CSS
6 27 (27.27%) Oracle
7 20 (20.20%) .NET
8 19 (19.19%) Linux
8 19 (19.19%) Spring
8 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (18.18%) REST
9 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
10 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (16.16%) jQuery
11 16 (16.16%) MVC
12 15 (15.15%) Star Schema
12 15 (15.15%) Scrum
12 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (14.14%) Maven
14 13 (13.13%) Web Services
14 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
15 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
15 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
16 11 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
16 11 (11.11%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.08%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.04%) Confluence
5 3 (3.03%) CMS
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.01%) SAS
7 1 (1.01%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Internet
1 4 (4.04%) FTP
2 2 (2.02%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.01%) SSH
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (15.15%) Star Schema
5 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (8.08%) MySQL
6 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.06%) DB2
8 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.03%) SQLPlus
12 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.01%) SQLite
12 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Maven
2 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.09%) JUnit
4 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.07%) Subversion
6 5 (5.05%) JIRA
7 3 (3.03%) Selenium
8 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.02%) Behat
9 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.01%) Toad
9 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.01%) WebSpeed
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.37%) HTML
2 29 (29.29%) CSS
3 20 (20.20%) .NET
4 19 (19.19%) Spring
5 18 (18.18%) REST
6 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
7 16 (16.16%) jQuery
8 13 (13.13%) Web Services
9 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 11 (11.11%) XSLT
10 11 (11.11%) J2EE
11 10 (10.10%) XHTML
11 10 (10.10%) SOAP
12 9 (9.09%) Ajax
12 9 (9.09%) WCF
12 9 (9.09%) JMS
13 8 (8.08%) Struts
13 8 (8.08%) Spring MVC
13 8 (8.08%) Apache Camel
14 6 (6.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.01%) Statistics
2 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.01%) EPoS
2 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) UNIX
4 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) MVC
2 15 (15.15%) Scrum
3 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
4 11 (11.11%) OO
5 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.09%) OOP
6 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.08%) SOA
8 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.06%) Migration
9 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.05%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.04%) Data Security
11 4 (4.04%) TDD
11 4 (4.04%) Data Management
11 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.04%) Information Assurance
11 4 (4.04%) Data Stewardship
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.52%) SQL
2 38 (38.38%) C#
3 37 (37.37%) Java
4 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.11%) PHP
7 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.07%) Ruby
9 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.06%) Python
10 5 (5.05%) C++
11 3 (3.03%) X++
12 2 (2.02%) PHP5
13 1 (1.01%) Delphi
13 1 (1.01%) ABAP
13 1 (1.01%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (1.01%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.01%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Perforce
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) SAP
4 2 (2.02%) Google
4 2 (2.02%) Zend
4 2 (2.02%) Facebook
4 2 (2.02%) Twitter
5 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.01%) Siebel
5 1 (1.01%) Progress
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Informatica
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
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