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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 6 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.46% 7.69% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 15.38% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £349 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -12.85%
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
50 143 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.49% 50.00% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 82 54
Average daily rate £275 £260 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 31
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +2 3 £223 -25.83% 4
Lutterworth - - - -
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) XSLT
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) JSP
8 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 6 (27.27%) Ajax
8 6 (27.27%) HTML5
9 5 (22.73%) Struts
9 5 (22.73%) C++
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) SEO
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
10 4 (18.18%) PHP
10 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 4 (18.18%) LDAP
10 4 (18.18%) Spring
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (18.18%) WordPress
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) WordPress
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Kentico
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) DTS
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) JSP
5 6 (27.27%) Ajax
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) Struts
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 3 (13.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (13.64%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (13.64%) WinForms
8 3 (13.64%) Java EE
8 3 (13.64%) WPF
8 3 (13.64%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) SEO
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) XAML
7 2 (9.09%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Motorola
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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