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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 15 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.26% 10.16% 6.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.71% 22.14% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
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£325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
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
102 140 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.79% 45.90% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 32
Average daily rate £295 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
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 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
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 27 August 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 -5 3 £325 +1.56% 7
Loughborough +1 2 £325 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 18 (62.07%) XSLT
5 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
7 10 (34.48%) jQuery
8 9 (31.03%) HTML5
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) LDAP
9 8 (27.59%) WinForms
9 8 (27.59%) XAML
9 8 (27.59%) Kanban
9 8 (27.59%) Ajax
9 8 (27.59%) WPF
9 8 (27.59%) CSS3
9 8 (27.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 8 (27.59%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) Java
11 6 (20.69%) JSP
11 6 (20.69%) SOAP
11 6 (20.69%) TDD
11 6 (20.69%) JSON
12 5 (17.24%) Struts
12 5 (17.24%) C++
12 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 4 (13.79%) PHP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (10.34%) WordPress
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
3 8 (27.59%) WPF Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Web Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) PHP Developer
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) XSLT
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) jQuery
6 9 (31.03%) HTML5
7 8 (27.59%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (27.59%) WPF
7 8 (27.59%) CSS3
7 8 (27.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 8 (27.59%) WinForms
7 8 (27.59%) Ajax
8 6 (20.69%) JSON
8 6 (20.69%) JSP
8 6 (20.69%) SOAP
9 5 (17.24%) Struts
10 4 (13.79%) XHTML
10 4 (13.79%) Spring
10 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.34%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 8 (27.59%) Kanban
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) SEO
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) B2B
7 1 (3.45%) B2C
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) XAML
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) C++
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Motorola
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) hybris
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300-342
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago