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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 48 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.26% 4.31% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 11.86% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 18
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£375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -15.71%
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
432 354 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.37% 36.34% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 255 124
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 43 (61.43%) Java
2 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (48.57%) SQL
4 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 29 (41.43%) .NET
5 28 (40.00%) TDD
6 27 (38.57%) MVC
7 26 (37.14%) HTML
7 26 (37.14%) Web Services
8 22 (31.43%) CSS
9 21 (30.00%) C#
10 18 (25.71%) jQuery
10 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
12 16 (22.86%) BDD
13 15 (21.43%) Ajax
13 15 (21.43%) J2EE
14 13 (18.57%) PHP
14 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
14 13 (18.57%) UML
14 13 (18.57%) Open Source
15 12 (17.14%) QA
15 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
16 11 (15.71%) Ruby
16 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
16 11 (15.71%) REST
16 11 (15.71%) Oracle
16 11 (15.71%) Python
16 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.29%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle BPEL
1 6 (8.57%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (5.71%) Node.js
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.29%) SAS
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Drupal
5 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Liferay
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) SPSS
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) 3G
3 1 (1.43%) GPRS
3 1 (1.43%) 2G
3 1 (1.43%) RNC
3 1 (1.43%) HSPA
3 1 (1.43%) LTE
3 1 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.57%) MySQL
4 6 (8.57%) Pentaho
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.29%) OLAP
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) ROLAP
7 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) MOLAP
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) JUnit
1 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.86%) Selenium
3 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (10.00%) Sahi
3 7 (10.00%) WATIR
3 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (10.00%) JMeter
4 6 (8.57%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.57%) QUnit
4 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.71%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Programmer
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Designer
7 4 (5.71%) SOA Designer
7 4 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (5.71%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) .NET
2 26 (37.14%) HTML
2 26 (37.14%) Web Services
3 22 (31.43%) CSS
4 18 (25.71%) jQuery
5 15 (21.43%) J2EE
5 15 (21.43%) Ajax
6 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.71%) REST
8 10 (14.29%) JSON
9 9 (12.86%) RESTful
9 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
9 9 (12.86%) Mustache
10 7 (10.00%) JPA
10 7 (10.00%) LAMP
10 7 (10.00%) XSD
10 7 (10.00%) XSLT
11 6 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (8.57%) JRules
11 6 (8.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Open Source
2 6 (8.57%) Smartcard
2 6 (8.57%) PKI
3 4 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.29%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) W3C
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.86%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) CentOS
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) TDD
3 27 (38.57%) MVC
4 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.86%) BDD
6 13 (18.57%) UML
7 12 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.86%) OOP
8 9 (12.86%) SOA
9 8 (11.43%) Project Management
9 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.00%) BPEL
10 7 (10.00%) Workflow
10 7 (10.00%) Scrum
11 6 (8.57%) Release Management
12 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) Java
2 34 (48.57%) SQL
3 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.00%) C#
5 13 (18.57%) PHP
6 11 (15.71%) Python
6 11 (15.71%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) PHP5
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) VCP4
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.43%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco
2 6 (8.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.57%) Splunk
3 4 (5.71%) Zend
3 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) ATG
5 1 (1.43%) RedDot
5 1 (1.43%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.43%) BEA
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.43%) Actix
5 1 (1.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.43%) hybris
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