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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 9 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.90% 9.52% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 17.96% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
57 167 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.68% 53.02% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 86 51
Average daily rate £320 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 2 £250 -13.79% 4
Lutterworth - - - -
XML
East Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) HTML
4 17 (65.38%) .NET
5 15 (57.69%) XSLT
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) N-Tier
9 7 (26.92%) LDAP
10 6 (23.08%) JSP
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) WinForms
10 6 (23.08%) XAML
10 6 (23.08%) TDD
10 6 (23.08%) Kanban
10 6 (23.08%) WPF
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
10 6 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (19.23%) JSON
11 5 (19.23%) Struts
11 5 (19.23%) C++
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) WordPress
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Kentico
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
4 2 (7.69%) DTS
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) WPF Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Hybris Developer
9 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) XSLT
4 11 (42.31%) Web Services
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 8 (30.77%) Ajax
6 8 (30.77%) jQuery
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (23.08%) WPF
8 6 (23.08%) CSS3
8 6 (23.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
8 6 (23.08%) WinForms
9 5 (19.23%) Struts
9 5 (19.23%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 4 (15.38%) SOAP
11 3 (11.54%) DHTML
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.54%) Smartcard
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Kanban
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) SEO
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) B2B
7 1 (3.85%) B2C
7 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) XAML
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) hybris
3 1 (3.85%) Motorola