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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 55 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.25% 4.93% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.17% 13.01% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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
452 438 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.96% 37.86% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 311 147
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.85% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £73.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 46 (56.10%) SQL
2 42 (51.22%) Java
3 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (46.34%) .NET
5 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
6 29 (35.37%) TDD
7 28 (34.15%) HTML
8 27 (32.93%) CSS
9 25 (30.49%) MVC
10 24 (29.27%) C#
10 24 (29.27%) Web Services
11 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET
12 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
13 19 (23.17%) Oracle
13 19 (23.17%) jQuery
13 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
14 17 (20.73%) BDD
15 16 (19.51%) Ajax
16 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.85%) PHP
17 13 (15.85%) J2EE
17 13 (15.85%) Windows
17 13 (15.85%) UML
18 12 (14.63%) QA
18 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
18 12 (14.63%) Open Source
18 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
19 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
19 11 (13.41%) Data Warehouse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (12.20%) SAS
2 9 (10.98%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.32%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) JBoss
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.66%) CMS
5 3 (3.66%) Node.js
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.22%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) SPSS
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) LDAP
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) 3G
3 1 (1.22%) GPRS
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) 2G
3 1 (1.22%) RNC
3 1 (1.22%) HSPA
3 1 (1.22%) LTE
3 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 11 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (12.20%) OLAP
5 10 (12.20%) MySQL
5 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
6 8 (9.76%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (7.32%) Pentaho
7 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.44%) ROLAP
11 2 (2.44%) MOLAP
11 2 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.98%) Selenium
2 9 (10.98%) JUnit
3 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (8.54%) JMeter
4 7 (8.54%) WATIR
4 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.54%) Sahi
5 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.32%) QUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.32%) Subversion
6 4 (4.88%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.22%) XMLSpy
8 1 (1.22%) NUnit
8 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (59.76%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.54%) QA Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) SOA Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Designer
5 6 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.10%) Programmer
6 5 (6.10%) DBA
6 5 (6.10%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) SOA Designer
7 4 (4.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (4.88%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.34%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) HTML
3 27 (32.93%) CSS
4 24 (29.27%) Web Services
5 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET
6 19 (23.17%) jQuery
7 16 (19.51%) Ajax
8 13 (15.85%) J2EE
9 11 (13.41%) REST
10 10 (12.20%) RESTful
10 10 (12.20%) JSON
11 9 (10.98%) XSLT
11 9 (10.98%) Mustache
12 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
13 7 (8.54%) XSD
14 6 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (7.32%) JRules
14 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
14 6 (7.32%) JPA
14 6 (7.32%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Open Source
2 6 (7.32%) Smartcard
2 6 (7.32%) PKI
3 4 (4.88%) NHS
3 4 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.66%) User Experience
4 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) W3C
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.32%) CentOS
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) TDD
3 25 (30.49%) MVC
4 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (20.73%) BDD
6 13 (15.85%) UML
7 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.20%) Scrum
10 9 (10.98%) SOA
10 9 (10.98%) OOP
10 9 (10.98%) Analytics
11 8 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (9.76%) ITIL
11 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.76%) Project Management
11 8 (9.76%) Workflow
12 7 (8.54%) BPEL
12 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) SQL
2 42 (51.22%) Java
3 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 24 (29.27%) C#
5 13 (15.85%) PHP
6 10 (12.20%) Python
6 10 (12.20%) Ruby
7 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.44%) VBA
10 1 (1.22%) XPath
10 1 (1.22%) PHP5
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.32%) Splunk
4 5 (6.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.88%) Zend
6 2 (2.44%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) BEA
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) Actix
7 1 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter
7 1 (1.22%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.22%) ATG
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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