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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 49 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 69 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.39% 4.36% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 14.64% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 29
Average daily rate £394 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
608 526 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.91% 29.78% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 353 293
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
Leeds +11 58 £400 - 27
Bradford +2 9 £399 +13.92% 2
Halifax -3 2 £325 -7.14% 1
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 62 (41.61%) Java
2 61 (40.94%) SQL
3 55 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
5 44 (29.53%) SQL Server
6 43 (28.86%) .NET
7 39 (26.17%) HTML
8 38 (25.50%) C#
9 31 (20.81%) CSS
10 30 (20.13%) Web Services
10 30 (20.13%) JSON
11 29 (19.46%) Oracle
11 29 (19.46%) SOA
12 28 (18.79%) Spring
13 26 (17.45%) XSLT
14 25 (16.78%) Windows
15 24 (16.11%) SOAP
15 24 (16.11%) J2EE
15 24 (16.11%) JUnit
15 24 (16.11%) TDD
16 23 (15.44%) Finance
17 22 (14.77%) ASP.NET
18 21 (14.09%) CMS
18 21 (14.09%) REST
18 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
19 19 (12.75%) Hibernate
19 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
19 19 (12.75%) Linux
20 18 (12.08%) XSD
20 18 (12.08%) T-SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (14.09%) CMS
2 18 (12.08%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.07%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.04%) JBoss
5 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.01%) Apache
8 3 (2.01%) Node.js
9 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 2 (1.34%) SAS
10 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.37%) MS Office
3 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.03%) Photoshop
4 5 (3.36%) Acrobat
4 5 (3.36%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (3.36%) FrameMaker
4 5 (3.36%) RoboHelp
4 5 (3.36%) XMetaL
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.67%) InDesign
5 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) BASE24
2 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) IaaS
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) HTTP
2 4 (2.68%) LDAP
3 3 (2.01%) Intranet
3 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.34%) Extranet
4 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.74%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.38%) MySQL
6 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (6.04%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.37%) DB2
9 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.36%) Hazelcast
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.01%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (16.11%) JUnit
2 16 (10.74%) Maven
3 15 (10.07%) Visual Studio
4 13 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.38%) Eclipse
6 10 (6.71%) JMeter
6 10 (6.71%) Selenium
7 9 (6.04%) Mockito
8 8 (5.37%) Hamcrest
9 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.70%) Subversion
10 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (2.01%) JDeveloper
11 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.34%) Ant
12 2 (1.34%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Games
3 2 (1.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (57.72%) Developer
2 38 (25.50%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.77%) Analyst
4 16 (10.74%) .NET Developer
4 16 (10.74%) Architect
4 16 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Test Analyst
6 13 (8.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Consultant
7 10 (6.71%) Java Architect
7 10 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (5.37%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.70%) Cassandra Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Java Programmer
9 7 (4.70%) Programmer
9 7 (4.70%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (4.03%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.86%) .NET
2 39 (26.17%) HTML
3 31 (20.81%) CSS
4 30 (20.13%) JSON
4 30 (20.13%) Web Services
5 28 (18.79%) Spring
6 26 (17.45%) XSLT
7 24 (16.11%) J2EE
7 24 (16.11%) SOAP
8 22 (14.77%) ASP.NET
9 21 (14.09%) REST
10 19 (12.75%) Hibernate
11 18 (12.08%) XSD
12 15 (10.07%) WCF
13 12 (8.05%) .NET Framework
14 11 (7.38%) Apache Camel
14 11 (7.38%) JSP
15 10 (6.71%) EJB
15 10 (6.71%) RESTful
15 10 (6.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Online Games
2 6 (4.03%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.03%) Animation
2 6 (4.03%) Cryptography
2 6 (4.03%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.03%) iPad
2 6 (4.03%) iPhone
2 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.78%) Windows
2 19 (12.75%) Linux
3 8 (5.37%) Unix
4 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.01%) Solaris
6 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.46%) SOA
3 24 (16.11%) TDD
4 17 (11.41%) Content Management
5 14 (9.40%) Multithreading
5 14 (9.40%) MVC
6 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.72%) UML
7 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.38%) Integration Testing
7 11 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.71%) Scrum
8 10 (6.71%) Website Architecture
9 9 (6.04%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.04%) BDD
9 9 (6.04%) ITIL
10 8 (5.37%) Performance Testing
10 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.61%) Java
2 61 (40.94%) SQL
3 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
4 38 (25.50%) C#
5 18 (12.08%) PL/SQL
5 18 (12.08%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.71%) XPath
7 9 (6.04%) Python
8 8 (5.37%) PHP
8 8 (5.37%) Scala
8 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.37%) VBA
9 7 (4.70%) Ruby
10 6 (4.03%) Perl
10 6 (4.03%) VB
11 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.68%) Ada
13 3 (2.01%) C
13 3 (2.01%) C++
14 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) ISEB
3 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.34%) WCAG
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.67%) ISO20022
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Oracle
2 19 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.07%) IBM
4 8 (5.37%) Adobe
4 8 (5.37%) VMware
5 6 (4.03%) Apple
5 6 (4.03%) ATG
5 6 (4.03%) BEA
5 6 (4.03%) hybris
6 3 (2.01%) Kony
7 2 (1.34%) Lotus
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.34%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.67%) HP
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