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 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 22 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 10 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.89% 5.99% 6.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 16.33% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +26.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £351
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
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
65 98 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.29% 36.70% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 39
Average daily rate £275 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 27
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 8 £200 -33.33% 3
Lutterworth - - - -
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Ajax
7 6 (30.00%) WordPress
7 6 (30.00%) MySQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) PHP
7 6 (30.00%) XSLT
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) SEO
8 5 (25.00%) Adobe
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) CSS3
9 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (20.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (30.00%) WordPress
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Kentico
4 2 (10.00%) CMS
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) DTS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (10.00%) MSTest
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) XSLT
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) XSL
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (10.00%) LINQ
10 2 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) XAML
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Motorola
4 1 (5.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
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