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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 40 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 68 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.07% 4.06% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.52% 13.67% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £257 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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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
543 300 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.48% 29.67% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 206 197
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 47 (43.52%) SQL
2 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 44 (40.74%) HTML
4 39 (36.11%) Java
5 33 (30.56%) Web Services
6 32 (29.63%) CSS
7 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (26.85%) Oracle
9 27 (25.00%) .NET
10 22 (20.37%) Windows
10 22 (20.37%) Finance
11 20 (18.52%) J2EE
11 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 18 (16.67%) ITIL
13 17 (15.74%) SOA
13 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
13 17 (15.74%) TDD
13 17 (15.74%) WebSphere
14 16 (14.81%) XSLT
14 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.81%) PHP
15 15 (13.89%) MySQL
15 15 (13.89%) IIS
15 15 (13.89%) CMS
15 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
16 14 (12.96%) Oracle Database
16 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (12.96%) UNIX
17 13 (12.04%) REST
17 13 (12.04%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (15.74%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.89%) CMS
2 15 (13.89%) IIS
3 12 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.33%) Apache
4 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.33%) SAS
5 8 (7.41%) JBoss
6 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (4.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.85%) CICS
9 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.85%) Confluence
9 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.93%) ATG Dynamo
10 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.85%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.85%) RoboHelp
4 2 (1.85%) FrameMaker
4 2 (1.85%) XMetaL
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) HTTP
1 7 (6.48%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (1.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) SNMP
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) MySQL
2 15 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 14 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (7.41%) OLAP
7 7 (6.48%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.70%) DB2
10 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.85%) Adabas
12 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) JUnit
2 10 (9.26%) Selenium
3 8 (7.41%) JMeter
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) WATIR
7 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.93%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Sahi
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (49.07%) Developer
2 16 (14.81%) Consultant
3 12 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (9.26%) Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Support Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Architect
7 6 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (4.63%) DBA
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) Business Developer
10 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) HTML
2 33 (30.56%) Web Services
3 32 (29.63%) CSS
4 27 (25.00%) .NET
5 20 (18.52%) J2EE
6 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 16 (14.81%) XSLT
7 13 (12.04%) HTML5
7 13 (12.04%) REST
8 12 (11.11%) jQuery
8 12 (11.11%) XHTML
8 12 (11.11%) SOAP
8 12 (11.11%) WSDL
9 10 (9.26%) Ajax
10 9 (8.33%) JSON
10 9 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 9 (8.33%) Spring
10 9 (8.33%) CSS3
11 8 (7.41%) RESTful
11 8 (7.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Social Media
2 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile Games
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.93%) Online Games
4 1 (0.93%) APACS
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
4 1 (0.93%) W3C
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) UNIX
3 12 (11.11%) Linux
4 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.85%) Android
7 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.85%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.67%) ITIL
3 17 (15.74%) SOA
3 17 (15.74%) TDD
4 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.26%) Project Management
6 10 (9.26%) Test Automation
6 10 (9.26%) BDD
6 10 (9.26%) Analytics
7 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.41%) Open Source
9 7 (6.48%) OO
10 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.56%) UML
10 6 (5.56%) Scrum
10 6 (5.56%) BPEL
11 5 (4.63%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.63%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.63%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) SQL
2 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 39 (36.11%) Java
4 16 (14.81%) PHP
5 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 12 (11.11%) C#
6 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.56%) VB
8 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.63%) Perl
8 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.70%) Ruby
9 4 (3.70%) VBA
9 4 (3.70%) Python
10 3 (2.78%) Ada
10 3 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) COBOL
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) ISEB
1 2 (1.85%) Degree
1 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Oracle
2 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.11%) IBM
4 10 (9.26%) VMware
5 7 (6.48%) Adobe
5 7 (6.48%) hybris
5 7 (6.48%) BEA
5 7 (6.48%) ATG
6 3 (2.78%) Netezza
6 3 (2.78%) Zend
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Kony
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Twitter
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
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InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago