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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 31 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 8 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.25% 5.01% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 19.59% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £253 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £508 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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
78 97 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.91% 25.59% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 73
Average daily rate £300 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +132.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 5 £250 -28.57% 5
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - - 1
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) FTP
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) IIS
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
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
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Informatica
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%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.00%) Cognos
7 2 (10.00%) SAS
7 2 (10.00%) Trillium
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Zen Cart
1 2 (10.00%) osCommerce
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
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%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) RSS
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) CMMI
2 2 (10.00%) OOP
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) Data Management
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
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%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos
1 2 (10.00%) Trillium
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Palantir
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat