The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.80% 4.17% 8.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 12.77% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
XML
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 31.16% 32.64% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 18
Average daily rate £275 £235 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £308 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 20
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Leicester region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Leicester region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (40.00%) WordPress
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (40.00%) SEO
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Content Management
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Drupal
7 2 (20.00%) MSTest
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) Marketing
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (40.00%) WordPress
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XSL
7 1 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) JSP
7 1 (10.00%) Struts
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) SEO
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter