The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 50 37 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.71% 4.25% 6.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.03% 13.91% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 47
Average daily rate
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£319 £306 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £230 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £343 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
312 266 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.41% 30.54% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 155 269
Average daily rate £310 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XML
West Yorkshire

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 45 (40.54%) HTML
3 43 (38.74%) Java
4 40 (36.04%) C#
5 35 (31.53%) SQL Server
6 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
7 33 (29.73%) CSS
8 29 (26.13%) Oracle
9 26 (23.42%) .NET
10 20 (18.02%) Linux
10 20 (18.02%) Scrum
10 20 (18.02%) REST
11 19 (17.12%) Spring
12 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (16.22%) PL/SQL
12 18 (16.22%) Web Services
13 17 (15.32%) Hibernate
13 17 (15.32%) MVC
13 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (14.41%) jQuery
14 16 (14.41%) Finance
15 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (12.61%) Maven
16 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.61%) J2EE
16 14 (12.61%) Star Schema
17 13 (11.71%) OO
17 13 (11.71%) JUnit
17 13 (11.71%) PHP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (9.01%) WebLogic
1 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.60%) Confluence
4 3 (2.70%) CMS
5 2 (1.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.90%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
1 5 (4.50%) Firewall
1 5 (4.50%) FTP
1 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.60%) LAN
2 4 (3.60%) WAN
2 4 (3.60%) SMTP
2 4 (3.60%) SAN
2 4 (3.60%) NAS
3 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (12.61%) Star Schema
6 12 (10.81%) MySQL
7 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.70%) SQLPlus
10 3 (2.70%) DB2
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.90%) SQLite
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Maven
2 13 (11.71%) JUnit
3 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
5 10 (9.01%) Subversion
6 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.50%) JIRA
8 3 (2.70%) Selenium
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.80%) Behat
10 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.90%) WebSpeed
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.60%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Siebel Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.54%) HTML
2 33 (29.73%) CSS
3 26 (23.42%) .NET
4 20 (18.02%) REST
5 19 (17.12%) Spring
6 18 (16.22%) Web Services
7 17 (15.32%) Hibernate
8 16 (14.41%) jQuery
9 14 (12.61%) J2EE
10 13 (11.71%) XSLT
11 12 (10.81%) SOAP
11 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET
11 12 (10.81%) XHTML
12 11 (9.91%) Struts
13 9 (8.11%) Ajax
13 9 (8.11%) WCF
13 9 (8.11%) JMS
14 8 (7.21%) Apache Camel
14 8 (7.21%) Spring MVC
15 6 (5.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.80%) Statistics
2 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.90%) EPoS
3 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Linux
2 11 (9.91%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) UNIX
4 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Scrum
2 17 (15.32%) MVC
3 13 (11.71%) OO
3 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.81%) OOP
4 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.91%) Performance Improvement
6 10 (9.01%) SOA
7 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.41%) Workflow
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.41%) BDD
10 5 (4.50%) Migration
11 4 (3.60%) EAI
11 4 (3.60%) Project Management
11 4 (3.60%) TDD
11 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 43 (38.74%) Java
3 40 (36.04%) C#
4 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.71%) PHP
7 10 (9.01%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.11%) Ruby
9 7 (6.31%) Python
9 7 (6.31%) C++
10 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.70%) PHP5
11 3 (2.70%) X++
12 1 (0.90%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
1 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) AIFMD
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.90%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Oracle
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.21%) Perforce
4 4 (3.60%) Siebel
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Facebook
5 3 (2.70%) Twitter
5 3 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) Progress
7 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago