The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicester region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.98% 1.80% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.42% 4.55% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£270 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 28.57% 39.64% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 17
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
Leicestershire

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
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 31 July 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) TickIT
5 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (30.77%) OLAP
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
5 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) OLAP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (23.08%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) JSP
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
1 4 (30.77%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle