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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 61 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing XML 42 62 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.94% 4.96% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.29% 13.63% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 11
Average daily rate
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£369 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £61.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
452 455 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.61% 36.43% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 326 155
Average daily rate £335 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £239 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 May 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 May 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 48 (55.17%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) SQL
3 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
5 36 (41.38%) HTML
5 36 (41.38%) .NET
6 32 (36.78%) CSS
7 27 (31.03%) Web Services
8 25 (28.74%) TDD
9 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
10 23 (26.44%) C#
10 23 (26.44%) MVC
11 20 (22.99%) Oracle
12 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (19.54%) BDD
14 16 (18.39%) jQuery
15 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
16 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
16 13 (14.94%) Test Automation
16 13 (14.94%) QA
16 13 (14.94%) Ruby
17 12 (13.79%) Ajax
17 12 (13.79%) Project Management
17 12 (13.79%) PHP
17 12 (13.79%) MySQL
17 12 (13.79%) Windows
17 12 (13.79%) Analytics
17 12 (13.79%) Open Source
18 11 (12.64%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (11.49%) SAS
2 9 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.20%) IIS
4 6 (6.90%) Apache
5 5 (5.75%) CMS
5 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.45%) JBoss
7 3 (3.45%) Node.js
7 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.30%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Confluence
8 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.30%) CICS
9 1 (1.15%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) SPSS
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
1 2 (2.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.15%) FTP
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.79%) MySQL
4 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.49%) OLAP
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.45%) DB2
10 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.30%) ROLAP
10 2 (2.30%) MOLAP
10 2 (2.30%) Adabas
10 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 8 (9.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (9.20%) JUnit
2 8 (9.20%) Selenium
3 7 (8.05%) Sahi
3 7 (8.05%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.05%) WATIR
3 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.60%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.45%) JMeter
6 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.30%) QUnit
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) NUnit
7 1 (1.15%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.15%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.30%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) QA Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) PHP Developer
4 7 (8.05%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.75%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) DBA
6 5 (5.75%) Programmer
7 4 (4.60%) SOA Developer
7 4 (4.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (4.60%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Java Programmer
8 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) HTML
1 36 (41.38%) .NET
2 32 (36.78%) CSS
3 27 (31.03%) Web Services
4 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 16 (18.39%) jQuery
6 12 (13.79%) Ajax
7 11 (12.64%) XSLT
7 11 (12.64%) J2EE
8 10 (11.49%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.49%) RESTful
8 10 (11.49%) REST
9 9 (10.34%) Spring
9 9 (10.34%) JSON
10 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.05%) XSD
12 6 (6.90%) JSP
12 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 6 (6.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (4.60%) NHS
1 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.45%) W3C
2 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Smartcard
3 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) PKI
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile Games
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) APACS
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
4 4 (4.60%) UNIX
5 3 (3.45%) Android
5 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.15%) AIX
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) TDD
3 23 (26.44%) MVC
4 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.54%) BDD
5 13 (14.94%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.79%) Project Management
6 12 (13.79%) Analytics
6 12 (13.79%) Open Source
7 11 (12.64%) UML
7 11 (12.64%) SOA
7 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.49%) OOP
8 10 (11.49%) ITIL
9 9 (10.34%) Scrum
10 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.20%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (8.05%) SDLC
11 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) SQL
3 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (26.44%) C#
5 13 (14.94%) Ruby
6 12 (13.79%) PHP
7 8 (9.20%) Python
7 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) JCL
9 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) COBOL
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) Groovy
10 1 (1.15%) PHP5
10 1 (1.15%) XPath
10 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) Zend
5 2 (2.30%) Splunk
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.15%) BEA
6 1 (1.15%) ATG
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago