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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 27 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 64 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.46% 4.44% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.51% 14.23% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 22
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £418 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 239 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.60% 31.24% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 143 157
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (49.00%) Java
2 47 (47.00%) SQL
3 41 (41.00%) Oracle
4 35 (35.00%) HTML
4 35 (35.00%) Web Services
5 29 (29.00%) .NET
6 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
8 25 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 23 (23.00%) C#
10 22 (22.00%) CSS
11 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (19.00%) SOA
13 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
13 18 (18.00%) MVC
13 18 (18.00%) Workflow
13 18 (18.00%) Finance
13 18 (18.00%) Scrum
13 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
14 17 (17.00%) Linux
15 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
15 16 (16.00%) REST
16 15 (15.00%) Maven
16 15 (15.00%) Visual Studio
17 14 (14.00%) JUnit
17 14 (14.00%) Subversion
17 14 (14.00%) jQuery
18 13 (13.00%) Spring
18 13 (13.00%) PHP
18 13 (13.00%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.00%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (7.00%) IIS
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (4.00%) Node.js
5 4 (4.00%) Mule
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.00%) Confluence
7 2 (2.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.00%) OpenEdge
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.00%) nginx
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Office
2 9 (9.00%) InfoPath
3 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Agresso
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) NAS
1 4 (4.00%) Firewall
1 4 (4.00%) SAN
1 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.00%) LAN
1 4 (4.00%) WAN
1 4 (4.00%) SMTP
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.00%) OLAP
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (9.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (8.00%) MySQL
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.00%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.00%) Maven
2 15 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 14 (14.00%) JUnit
3 14 (14.00%) Subversion
4 6 (6.00%) Toad
5 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.00%) WebSpeed
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.00%) ProC
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (60.00%) Developer
2 30 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Applications Manager
5 8 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Siebel Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Report Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Tester
10 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) HTML
1 35 (35.00%) Web Services
2 29 (29.00%) .NET
3 22 (22.00%) CSS
4 18 (18.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (16.00%) REST
6 14 (14.00%) jQuery
7 13 (13.00%) Spring
7 13 (13.00%) SOAP
8 12 (12.00%) Struts
8 12 (12.00%) J2EE
9 11 (11.00%) XSLT
9 11 (11.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (9.00%) JSON
11 8 (8.00%) JMS
12 7 (7.00%) Apache Camel
13 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.00%) JSP
14 5 (5.00%) XSD
14 5 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
4 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.00%) SOA
3 18 (18.00%) MVC
3 18 (18.00%) Workflow
3 18 (18.00%) Scrum
4 13 (13.00%) OOP
5 12 (12.00%) OO
6 11 (11.00%) ETL
7 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.00%) RDF
9 8 (8.00%) EAI
10 7 (7.00%) Service Management
11 6 (6.00%) BDD
11 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.00%) Project Management
11 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.00%) ITIL
12 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.00%) Test Scripting
13 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.00%) Java
2 47 (47.00%) SQL
3 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 23 (23.00%) C#
6 13 (13.00%) PHP
7 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.00%) Ruby
8 8 (8.00%) Python
9 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.00%) C++
11 4 (4.00%) VB
12 3 (3.00%) VB6
12 3 (3.00%) PHP5
13 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.00%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (1.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (3.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Perforce
3 8 (8.00%) Siebel
4 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) Google
6 3 (3.00%) Facebook
6 3 (3.00%) Twitter
7 2 (2.00%) Zend
7 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 2 (2.00%) Progress
8 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago