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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 48 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 55 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.38% 4.71% 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.60% 15.48% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £421 £343
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 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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
474 323 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.17% 30.44% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 225 158
Average daily rate £335 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Average hourly rate £37.04 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.92% -68.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 56 (49.56%) SQL
2 53 (46.90%) Java
3 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (34.51%) Web Services
5 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
5 38 (33.63%) HTML
6 35 (30.97%) .NET
7 30 (26.55%) TDD
8 29 (25.66%) CSS
9 24 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (21.24%) BDD
10 23 (20.35%) Oracle
10 23 (20.35%) Finance
11 22 (19.47%) Test Automation
12 21 (18.58%) MongoDB
12 21 (18.58%) NoSQL
13 20 (17.70%) Open Source
13 20 (17.70%) QA
14 19 (16.81%) PHP
14 19 (16.81%) Windows
15 18 (15.93%) ITIL
15 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET
16 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
16 17 (15.04%) RESTful
17 16 (14.16%) Project Management
18 15 (13.27%) IIS
19 14 (12.39%) C#
19 14 (12.39%) Selenium
19 14 (12.39%) Ruby

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (13.27%) IIS
2 12 (10.62%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.73%) SAS
4 9 (7.96%) CMS
5 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.31%) JBoss
6 6 (5.31%) Apache
7 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.65%) Node.js
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.77%) CICS
10 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.77%) Confluence
11 1 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.88%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Internet
1 7 (6.19%) Firewall
2 4 (3.54%) HTTP
3 3 (2.65%) LDAP
4 2 (1.77%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) SNMP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) MongoDB
1 21 (18.58%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.73%) MySQL
3 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.85%) OLAP
4 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.65%) DB2
8 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.77%) ROLAP
9 2 (1.77%) Adabas
9 2 (1.77%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Selenium
2 11 (9.73%) JUnit
3 10 (8.85%) HP UFT
4 9 (7.96%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.08%) WATIR
5 8 (7.08%) Sahi
5 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.31%) JMeter
7 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.77%) Subversion
8 2 (1.77%) JIRA
8 2 (1.77%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.88%) QUnit
9 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Games
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (46.02%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) Analyst
3 12 (10.62%) Test Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Consultant
5 10 (8.85%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.08%) QA Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Support Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Architect
7 6 (5.31%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (4.42%) DBA
8 5 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Programmer
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.51%) Web Services
2 38 (33.63%) HTML
3 35 (30.97%) .NET
4 29 (25.66%) CSS
5 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET
6 17 (15.04%) RESTful
7 14 (12.39%) jQuery
8 11 (9.73%) J2EE
9 10 (8.85%) Ajax
9 10 (8.85%) JSON
9 10 (8.85%) REST
10 9 (7.96%) CSS3
10 9 (7.96%) HTML5
10 9 (7.96%) Spring
10 9 (7.96%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.96%) XSLT
11 8 (7.08%) XSD
11 8 (7.08%) SOAP
11 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) NHS
1 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
1 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.65%) Social Media
2 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.77%) Mobile Games
3 2 (1.77%) Replication
3 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.77%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) APACS
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.88%) W3C
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) UNIX
2 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.19%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Solaris
5 2 (1.77%) AIX
5 2 (1.77%) Android
5 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) HPUX
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.55%) TDD
3 24 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (21.24%) BDD
4 22 (19.47%) Test Automation
5 20 (17.70%) Open Source
6 18 (15.93%) ITIL
7 16 (14.16%) Project Management
8 12 (10.62%) Analytics
9 11 (9.73%) SOA
9 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.73%) MVC
10 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.96%) Scrum
10 9 (7.96%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (7.08%) Automated Testing
11 8 (7.08%) OO
12 7 (6.19%) UML
12 7 (6.19%) OOP
13 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.56%) SQL
2 53 (46.90%) Java
3 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.81%) PHP
5 14 (12.39%) C#
5 14 (12.39%) Ruby
6 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.96%) Python
7 6 (5.31%) VB
8 5 (4.42%) Perl
9 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.54%) VBA
10 3 (2.65%) C++
11 2 (1.77%) COBOL
11 2 (1.77%) C
11 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.77%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.77%) JCL
11 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.70%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.88%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Oracle
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) IBM
4 7 (6.19%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) Zend
5 4 (3.54%) hybris
5 4 (3.54%) ATG
5 4 (3.54%) BEA
6 3 (2.65%) Netezza
7 2 (1.77%) Splunk
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.77%) Adobe
7 2 (1.77%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago