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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 47 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.95% 5.19% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.42% 14.07% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 18
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 £320 £200 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
451 398 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.87% 36.85% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 279 115
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £429
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 31 March 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 March 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 43 (60.56%) Java
2 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.89%) SQL
4 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
5 28 (39.44%) .NET
5 28 (39.44%) TDD
6 25 (35.21%) MVC
6 25 (35.21%) HTML
6 25 (35.21%) Web Services
7 23 (32.39%) CSS
8 20 (28.17%) C#
9 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (23.94%) jQuery
10 17 (23.94%) BDD
10 17 (23.94%) NoSQL
11 16 (22.54%) Ajax
12 14 (19.72%) PHP
12 14 (19.72%) J2EE
13 13 (18.31%) Oracle
13 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
13 13 (18.31%) UML
13 13 (18.31%) Open Source
14 12 (16.90%) QA
14 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
14 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.49%) Python
15 11 (15.49%) Scrum
15 11 (15.49%) Ruby
15 11 (15.49%) Git (software)

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle BPEL
1 6 (8.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (5.63%) Node.js
3 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.23%) SAS
4 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) SPSS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) 3G
3 1 (1.41%) GPRS
3 1 (1.41%) 2G
3 1 (1.41%) RNC
3 1 (1.41%) HSPA
3 1 (1.41%) LTE
3 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) NoSQL
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.27%) MySQL
5 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.45%) Pentaho
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.23%) OLAP
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.82%) DB2
9 2 (2.82%) ROLAP
9 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.82%) MOLAP
10 1 (1.41%) MS Access
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) JUnit
3 9 (12.68%) Selenium
4 8 (11.27%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (9.86%) JMeter
5 7 (9.86%) WATIR
5 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.86%) Sahi
6 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.45%) QUnit
6 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.45%) Subversion
7 4 (5.63%) PHPUnit
8 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.41%) NUnit
9 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) QA Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) SOA Developer
5 6 (8.45%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Designer
5 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Programmer
7 4 (5.63%) SOA Designer
7 4 (5.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (5.63%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) .NET
2 25 (35.21%) HTML
2 25 (35.21%) Web Services
3 23 (32.39%) CSS
4 17 (23.94%) jQuery
5 16 (22.54%) Ajax
6 14 (19.72%) J2EE
7 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.08%) JSON
8 10 (14.08%) RESTful
9 9 (12.68%) REST
9 9 (12.68%) Mustache
9 9 (12.68%) XSLT
10 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
11 7 (9.86%) LAMP
12 6 (8.45%) Apache Camel
12 6 (8.45%) JPA
12 6 (8.45%) Drools
12 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Open Source
2 6 (8.45%) Smartcard
2 6 (8.45%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.23%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) W3C
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.82%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) CentOS
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) TDD
3 25 (35.21%) MVC
4 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (23.94%) BDD
6 13 (18.31%) UML
7 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.49%) Scrum
9 10 (14.08%) SOA
10 9 (12.68%) OOP
11 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.27%) Project Management
11 8 (11.27%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (9.86%) BPEL
12 7 (9.86%) Workflow
12 7 (9.86%) Automated Testing
12 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (8.45%) Release Management
14 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) SQL
3 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.17%) C#
5 14 (19.72%) PHP
6 11 (15.49%) Python
6 11 (15.49%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) XPath
8 1 (1.41%) PHP5
8 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco
3 6 (8.45%) IBM
3 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.45%) Splunk
4 4 (5.63%) Zend
5 2 (2.82%) ATG
5 2 (2.82%) hybris
6 1 (1.41%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) Actix
6 1 (1.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.41%) BEA
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