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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 60 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 27 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.50% 3.63% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 10.74% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 15
Average daily rate
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£333 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £428 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
362 326 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.49% 33.78% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 23 (51.11%) HTML
3 21 (46.67%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) .NET
4 20 (44.44%) MVC
4 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (42.22%) C#
6 18 (40.00%) SQL
6 18 (40.00%) CSS
7 15 (33.33%) J2EE
7 15 (33.33%) jQuery
8 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 12 (26.67%) Web Services
9 12 (26.67%) TDD
10 11 (24.44%) Ajax
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle
11 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.00%) SOA
12 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 9 (20.00%) REST
13 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
13 8 (17.78%) JUnit
13 8 (17.78%) PHP
14 7 (15.56%) UML
14 7 (15.56%) JPA
15 6 (13.33%) JSON
15 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
15 6 (13.33%) JMeter
15 6 (13.33%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (11.11%) Oracle BPEL
1 5 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Liferay
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) GPRS
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
3 1 (2.22%) 2G
3 1 (2.22%) RNC
3 1 (2.22%) HSPA
3 1 (2.22%) LTE
3 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.22%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.11%) Pentaho
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) DB2
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) MS Access
6 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.22%) OLAP
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JUnit
2 6 (13.33%) JMeter
3 5 (11.11%) Subversion
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) QUnit
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Toad
6 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) SOA Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SOA Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (4.44%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 18 (40.00%) CSS
4 15 (33.33%) J2EE
4 15 (33.33%) jQuery
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 12 (26.67%) Web Services
6 11 (24.44%) Ajax
7 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) JPA
9 6 (13.33%) JSON
9 6 (13.33%) XSLT
10 5 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (11.11%) JRules
10 5 (11.11%) Drools
10 5 (11.11%) Mustache
10 5 (11.11%) Apache Camel
11 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Smartcard
1 5 (11.11%) PKI
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) MVC
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) SOA
4 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.56%) UML
6 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) OOP
7 5 (11.11%) Workflow
7 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) BPEL
7 5 (11.11%) Release Management
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) OO
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.44%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 19 (42.22%) C#
4 18 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 6 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) ABAP
8 1 (2.22%) SAPscript
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) OpenIDM
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.11%) Splunk
3 2 (4.44%) Zend
3 2 (4.44%) ATG
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) BEA
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.22%) RedDot
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.22%) Actix
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