The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 29 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 14 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.02% 3.86% 5.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.58% 10.08% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £381 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
XML
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 129 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.59% 38.28% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 46
Average daily rate £300 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 24 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 9 £450 +56.52% 4
Hinckley -3 1 - -
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) JSON
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) Ajax
10 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
10 5 (19.23%) VB
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) SOAP
11 4 (15.38%) Adobe
11 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 4 (15.38%) XSLT
11 4 (15.38%) LINQ
12 3 (11.54%) WordPress
12 3 (11.54%) Subversion
12 3 (11.54%) Content Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) WordPress
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.85%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) MS Access
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (11.54%) MSTest
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) CocoaPods
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
2 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
2 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
4 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) Web Services
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) JSON
7 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 5 (19.23%) Ajax
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 4 (15.38%) XSLT
8 4 (15.38%) LINQ
9 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 3 (11.54%) XSL
9 3 (11.54%) Middleware
10 2 (7.69%) WinForms
11 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Animation
2 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) SEO
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Android Development
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) VB
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) hybris
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Apple