The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 18 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.37% 4.82% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.69% 20.55% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £234 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £483 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £61.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
XML
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.40% 23.47% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 54
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

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

XML Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
Sheffield 0 14 £363 +11.53% 5
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 19 (76.00%) HTML
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 15 (60.00%) C#
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (52.00%) MVC
6 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (48.00%) CSS
7 12 (48.00%) jQuery
8 10 (40.00%) IIS
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) Ajax
8 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (36.00%) Scrum
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (32.00%) WPF
11 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (28.00%) TDD
11 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (24.00%) WCF
12 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle
13 4 (16.00%) Java

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) FCoE
2 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.00%) Multicast
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (4.00%) DMZ
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) MySQL
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.00%) DB2
7 2 (8.00%) MS Access
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.00%) HBase
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) .NET
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (48.00%) CSS
5 12 (48.00%) jQuery
6 10 (40.00%) Ajax
7 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (32.00%) WPF
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
10 3 (12.00%) LINQ
10 3 (12.00%) RESTful
10 3 (12.00%) Middleware
10 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
11 2 (8.00%) XSLT
11 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (8.00%) Rendezvous
12 1 (4.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) VB
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) XAML
7 1 (4.00%) PHP5
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) SRDF
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
1 2 (8.00%) NFS
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Software AG