The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 South 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 14 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.42% 2.64% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 11.94% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £354 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 67 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.50% 22.11% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 46
Average daily rate £305 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £218 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £357 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
XML
Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Sheffield -1 5 £250 - 13
Doncaster - - - - 1
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) IIS
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) MySQL
6 3 (15.00%) Apache
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Informatica
7 2 (10.00%) SAS
7 2 (10.00%) Trillium
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) CMMI
7 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) Cognos
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 2 (10.00%) WordPress
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) osCommerce
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
1 2 (10.00%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) RSS
5 1 (5.00%) WSDL
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Informatics
1 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
1 2 (10.00%) OOP
1 2 (10.00%) OO
1 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.00%) Data Management
1 2 (10.00%) CMMI
1 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) SEO
2 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (5.00%) Document Management
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) e-GIF
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
1 2 (10.00%) HL7
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos
1 2 (10.00%) Trillium
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
1 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (10.00%) Palantir
2 1 (5.00%) Axway
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Sun