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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 47 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 8 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.54% 1.94% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 8.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate
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£443 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.03% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £145 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £373 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -6.66%
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
159 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.52% 21.94% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 44 70
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £217 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -18 8 £443 +77.00% 2
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) JBoss
7 6 (33.33%) IIS
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) REST
8 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
8 5 (27.78%) jQuery
8 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) Ajax
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (22.22%) Web Development
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 4 (22.22%) Java

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 6 (33.33%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) Build Forge
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) TestNG
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) Dojo
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Spring Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Ember.js
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.56%) WCF
9 1 (5.56%) WPF
9 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle