The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 93 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.61% 5.03% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.64% 17.72% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 66
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£338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.50 £95.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
499 429 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.10% 28.39% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 259 327
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Leeds -7 40 £305 -2.40% 21
Bradford +8 22 £338 -3.57% 5
Halifax -4 8 £363 - 8
Huddersfield -1 1 - - 1
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 2
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 75 (41.21%) SQL
2 60 (32.97%) Java
3 58 (31.87%) HTML
4 56 (30.77%) C#
5 53 (29.12%) SQL Server
5 53 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (28.02%) Oracle
7 45 (24.73%) JavaScript
8 42 (23.08%) CSS
9 41 (22.53%) .NET
9 41 (22.53%) Web Services
10 35 (19.23%) REST
11 31 (17.03%) MVC
12 28 (15.38%) Spring
13 25 (13.74%) Hibernate
13 25 (13.74%) WCF
13 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET
14 24 (13.19%) J2EE
15 23 (12.64%) PL/SQL
15 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (12.09%) SOAP
16 22 (12.09%) XSLT
16 22 (12.09%) Finance
17 21 (11.54%) jQuery
17 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 21 (11.54%) JSON
17 21 (11.54%) Linux
18 20 (10.99%) Maven
18 20 (10.99%) Software Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.75%) Jetty
5 4 (2.20%) Confluence
5 4 (2.20%) Apache
5 4 (2.20%) CMS
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.10%) SAS
8 1 (0.55%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.55%) Mule
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.55%) Force.com
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) HTTP
2 4 (2.20%) FTP
2 4 (2.20%) Internet
3 3 (1.65%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.10%) Firewall
4 2 (1.10%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) SSH
5 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
5 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.34%) Star Schema
5 11 (6.04%) SQLite
5 11 (6.04%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.49%) MySQL
6 10 (5.49%) DB2
7 9 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.65%) SQLPlus
12 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (10.99%) Maven
2 13 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.59%) JUnit
4 10 (5.49%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.49%) JIRA
5 9 (4.95%) Subversion
6 6 (3.30%) Ant
6 6 (3.30%) Xcode
7 5 (2.75%) Selenium
8 3 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.10%) Toad
9 2 (1.10%) JMeter
9 2 (1.10%) Behat
10 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.55%) Hudson
10 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (12.09%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (71.43%) Developer
2 39 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.09%) Analyst
4 21 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 12 (6.59%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Test Analyst
6 12 (6.59%) Architect
7 11 (6.04%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.49%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.40%) Data Architect
10 8 (4.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.85%) iOS Developer
11 7 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
11 7 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Consultant
11 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.87%) HTML
2 42 (23.08%) CSS
3 41 (22.53%) .NET
3 41 (22.53%) Web Services
4 35 (19.23%) REST
5 28 (15.38%) Spring
6 25 (13.74%) Hibernate
6 25 (13.74%) WCF
6 25 (13.74%) ASP.NET
7 24 (13.19%) J2EE
8 22 (12.09%) SOAP
8 22 (12.09%) XSLT
9 21 (11.54%) JSON
9 21 (11.54%) jQuery
10 19 (10.44%) Ajax
11 18 (9.89%) JSP
12 16 (8.79%) RESTful
13 15 (8.24%) XHTML
14 11 (6.04%) Spring MVC
14 11 (6.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.20%) iPhone
4 4 (2.20%) iPad
4 4 (2.20%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.10%) NHS
5 2 (1.10%) GIS
5 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) IVR
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) User Experience
6 1 (0.55%) EPoS
6 1 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.54%) Linux
2 17 (9.34%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.69%) Android
4 12 (6.59%) UNIX
5 9 (4.95%) Windows
6 3 (1.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.10%) AIX
8 1 (0.55%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.03%) MVC
3 20 (10.99%) Software Engineering
4 19 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (9.89%) Data Modelling
6 17 (9.34%) SOA
7 15 (8.24%) Scrum
7 15 (8.24%) iOS Development
8 13 (7.14%) OO
9 12 (6.59%) Android Development
9 12 (6.59%) Performance Improvement
9 12 (6.59%) OOP
9 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.95%) Migration
12 8 (4.40%) Data Management
12 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.40%) Data Security
12 8 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (41.21%) SQL
2 60 (32.97%) Java
3 56 (30.77%) C#
4 45 (24.73%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.64%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.49%) PHP
7 8 (4.40%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.30%) Ruby
10 5 (2.75%) Python
11 4 (2.20%) XQuery
11 4 (2.20%) C++
11 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.65%) X++
13 2 (1.10%) BeanShell
13 2 (1.10%) C
13 2 (1.10%) VB
14 1 (0.55%) Delphi
14 1 (0.55%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.20%) ISEB
2 4 (2.20%) Degree
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Oracle
2 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.75%) Adobe
3 5 (2.75%) Perforce
4 4 (2.20%) Apple
4 4 (2.20%) SAP
4 4 (2.20%) IBM
5 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.10%) Zend
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) Sybase
6 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.10%) Sun
6 2 (1.10%) HP
6 2 (1.10%) Informatica
6 2 (1.10%) Novell
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) RedDot
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