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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 27 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 3 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.99% 7.83% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 15.85% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.64%
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
38 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.17% 49.40% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 21
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 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 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) Struts
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Struts
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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