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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 40 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 58 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.90% 2.99% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.44% 8.76% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 21
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
507 388 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.12% 34.06% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 276 228
Average daily rate £400 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 55 (47.83%) Java
2 52 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.04%) JavaScript
4 37 (32.17%) SQL
5 36 (31.30%) HTML
6 29 (25.22%) JSON
7 28 (24.35%) Spring
8 24 (20.87%) TDD
8 24 (20.87%) J2EE
8 24 (20.87%) SQL Server
8 24 (20.87%) JUnit
9 23 (20.00%) .NET
10 22 (19.13%) Web Services
11 21 (18.26%) CSS
12 20 (17.39%) C#
12 20 (17.39%) XSLT
12 20 (17.39%) Windows
12 20 (17.39%) CMS
13 19 (16.52%) Hibernate
13 19 (16.52%) Relational Database
14 18 (15.65%) WebSphere
15 17 (14.78%) REST
16 16 (13.91%) Maven
16 16 (13.91%) Content Management
16 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
16 16 (13.91%) Oracle
17 15 (13.04%) SOAP
18 14 (12.17%) Linux
18 14 (12.17%) SOA
18 14 (12.17%) IBM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (17.39%) CMS
2 18 (15.65%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (9.57%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.83%) JBoss
5 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.61%) Apache
7 3 (2.61%) Node.js
8 2 (1.74%) IIS
8 2 (1.74%) SAS
9 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) MS Office
2 6 (5.22%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.35%) Acrobat
3 5 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (4.35%) FrameMaker
3 5 (4.35%) RoboHelp
3 5 (4.35%) XMetaL
4 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.87%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.52%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (8.70%) MySQL
5 9 (7.83%) RDBMS
6 8 (6.96%) DB2
7 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (4.35%) Hazelcast
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.74%) MS Access
12 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) JUnit
2 16 (13.91%) Maven
3 10 (8.70%) Selenium
4 9 (7.83%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.83%) Mockito
5 8 (6.96%) Hamcrest
5 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.22%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.22%) JMeter
8 4 (3.48%) Subversion
9 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.74%) Bundler
10 2 (1.74%) Firebug
10 2 (1.74%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.74%) Gemnasium
10 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
1 10 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (0.87%) Marketing
2 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (66.09%) Developer
2 35 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Architect
5 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.57%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Java Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Cassandra Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Java Programmer
9 7 (6.09%) Programmer
9 7 (6.09%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (5.22%) iOS Developer
10 6 (5.22%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) HTML
2 29 (25.22%) JSON
3 28 (24.35%) Spring
4 24 (20.87%) J2EE
5 23 (20.00%) .NET
6 22 (19.13%) Web Services
7 21 (18.26%) CSS
8 20 (17.39%) XSLT
9 19 (16.52%) Hibernate
10 17 (14.78%) REST
11 15 (13.04%) SOAP
12 12 (10.43%) XSD
13 11 (9.57%) Apache Camel
13 11 (9.57%) JSP
14 10 (8.70%) EJB
14 10 (8.70%) JavaBeans
14 10 (8.70%) Servlets
14 10 (8.70%) Taglibs
15 9 (7.83%) JPA
15 9 (7.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Online Games
2 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.22%) Animation
2 6 (5.22%) Cryptography
2 6 (5.22%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.22%) iPad
2 6 (5.22%) iPhone
2 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.35%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Solaris
5 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) TDD
3 16 (13.91%) Content Management
4 14 (12.17%) SOA
5 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.57%) MVC
6 11 (9.57%) UML
7 10 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 10 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (8.70%) Scrum
7 10 (8.70%) Website Architecture
8 9 (7.83%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.83%) BDD
9 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.09%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.09%) Pair Programming
10 6 (5.22%) ITIL
10 6 (5.22%) OO
10 6 (5.22%) OOP
10 6 (5.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) Java
2 38 (33.04%) JavaScript
3 37 (32.17%) SQL
4 20 (17.39%) C#
5 9 (7.83%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.96%) Python
6 8 (6.96%) VBA
7 7 (6.09%) PHP
7 7 (6.09%) Scala
8 6 (5.22%) Ruby
8 6 (5.22%) VB
9 5 (4.35%) Perl
9 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.48%) Ada
10 4 (3.48%) XPath
11 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.87%) C
12 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) ISEB
3 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
1 16 (13.91%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) IBM
3 8 (6.96%) Adobe
4 6 (5.22%) Apple
4 6 (5.22%) ATG
4 6 (5.22%) BEA
4 6 (5.22%) hybris
5 3 (2.61%) Kony
6 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.74%) Sonatype
6 2 (1.74%) VMware
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