The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.76% 3.74% 6.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.34% 15.91% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Average daily rate £238 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £204 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 44 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 41.99% 23.53% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 17 47
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -2 10 £250 -33.33% 4
Harrogate - - - - 2
Knaresborough - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Skipton - - - - 2
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (80.95%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 8 (38.10%) XSLT
7 7 (33.33%) CMS
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (28.57%) Perl
8 6 (28.57%) Content Management
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
9 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (23.81%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (19.05%) C#
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (14.29%) Change Management
11 3 (14.29%) WebTrends
11 3 (14.29%) OO
11 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2

XML
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modeller
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) XSLT
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) MooTools
7 2 (9.52%) DHTML
7 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.52%) Flash
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
8 1 (4.76%) Lucene
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) XSD
8 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Content Management
2 5 (23.81%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (19.05%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
8 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle