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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 53 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 24 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.47% 4.78% 6.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.51% 14.33% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
282 293 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.04% 33.37% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 206 203
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 37 (43.02%) C#
3 36 (41.86%) SQL Server
4 34 (39.53%) HTML
5 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (36.05%) Java
7 27 (31.40%) Oracle
8 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
9 23 (26.74%) CSS
10 21 (24.42%) .NET
11 19 (22.09%) Hibernate
11 19 (22.09%) Spring
11 19 (22.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (22.09%) REST
12 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
13 16 (18.60%) Linux
14 15 (17.44%) Star Schema
14 15 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (16.28%) jQuery
15 14 (16.28%) MVC
16 13 (15.12%) J2EE
17 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
17 12 (13.95%) Web Services
17 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
17 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
17 12 (13.95%) Maven
18 11 (12.79%) Performance Improvement
18 11 (12.79%) WebLogic

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (12.79%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.65%) Confluence
4 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.49%) CMS
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Liferay
7 1 (1.16%) Drupal
7 1 (1.16%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) FTP
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) SSH
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (17.44%) Star Schema
4 15 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.14%) DB2
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.81%) MySQL
9 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (3.49%) SQLPlus
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.16%) SQLite
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Maven
2 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.81%) JIRA
6 4 (4.65%) Selenium
7 3 (3.49%) JUnit
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.33%) Behat
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.16%) JMeter
9 1 (1.16%) Toad
9 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (8.14%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Data Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.49%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) HTML
2 23 (26.74%) CSS
3 21 (24.42%) .NET
4 19 (22.09%) Hibernate
4 19 (22.09%) Spring
4 19 (22.09%) REST
5 14 (16.28%) jQuery
6 13 (15.12%) J2EE
7 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
7 12 (13.95%) Web Services
8 10 (11.63%) XHTML
8 10 (11.63%) Ajax
9 9 (10.47%) Spring MVC
9 9 (10.47%) WCF
9 9 (10.47%) SOAP
10 8 (9.30%) JMS
11 7 (8.14%) Apache Camel
12 6 (6.98%) JSP
12 6 (6.98%) XSD
12 6 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.16%) EPoS
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.28%) MVC
3 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.79%) Performance Improvement
5 10 (11.63%) Scrum
5 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.30%) SOA
6 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.98%) OO
7 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.81%) Migration
9 4 (4.65%) TDD
9 4 (4.65%) Data Management
9 4 (4.65%) Data Security
9 4 (4.65%) Information Assurance
9 4 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 37 (43.02%) C#
3 31 (36.05%) Java
4 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.98%) PHP
7 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.65%) Ruby
9 3 (3.49%) X++
9 3 (3.49%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) SAPscript
11 1 (1.16%) Delphi
11 1 (1.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle EDQ
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Perforce
4 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) RedDot
5 1 (1.16%) ATG
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
5 1 (1.16%) BEA
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Siebel
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