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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing XML 96 94 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.23% 5.62% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.87% 19.67% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 31
Average daily rate
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£365 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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
692 478 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.52% 28.59% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 305 262
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £193 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Leeds -3 68 £375 +22.95% 25
Bradford -11 21 £350 +3.70% 2
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 84 (52.17%) SQL
2 83 (51.55%) JavaScript
3 59 (36.65%) HTML
4 58 (36.02%) Java
4 58 (36.02%) CSS
5 54 (33.54%) .NET
6 53 (32.92%) Web Services
7 49 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 42 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 42 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (23.60%) Oracle
9 38 (23.60%) C#
9 38 (23.60%) SOA
10 36 (22.36%) Finance
11 34 (21.12%) T-SQL
12 30 (18.63%) Windows
13 26 (16.15%) VMware
14 25 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (14.91%) J2EE
16 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 21 (13.04%) WebSphere
18 20 (12.42%) UNIX
18 20 (12.42%) JMeter
18 20 (12.42%) TDD
19 19 (11.80%) XSLT
19 19 (11.80%) IBM
20 18 (11.18%) ITIL
20 18 (11.18%) MySQL
21 17 (10.56%) PHP
21 17 (10.56%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.32%) CMS
2 15 (9.32%) IIS
3 13 (8.07%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.45%) Apache
4 12 (7.45%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.21%) SAS
6 9 (5.59%) JBoss
7 7 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.11%) Confluence
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.48%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.86%) CICS
10 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.24%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Office
2 10 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.24%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.24%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.24%) RoboHelp
5 2 (1.24%) FrameMaker
5 2 (1.24%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.21%) Internet
2 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.35%) HTTP
3 6 (3.73%) LDAP
3 6 (3.73%) Firewall
4 4 (2.48%) SSL
5 3 (1.86%) Intranet
6 1 (0.62%) Extranet
6 1 (0.62%) FTP
6 1 (0.62%) SNMP
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.18%) MySQL
4 15 (9.32%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.32%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.59%) OLAP
6 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 7 (4.35%) DB2
8 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.86%) Adabas
11 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.24%) DataStage
12 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) JMeter
2 15 (9.32%) JUnit
3 10 (6.21%) Selenium
4 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.11%) Subversion
6 5 (3.11%) JIRA
7 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.86%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.86%) Maven
8 3 (1.86%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.62%) Sahi
9 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (44.72%) Developer
2 33 (20.50%) Analyst
3 29 (18.01%) Test Analyst
4 19 (11.80%) Consultant
5 15 (9.32%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (6.21%) Performance Analyst
7 10 (6.21%) Performance Test Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Support Consultant
10 6 (3.73%) DBA
10 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Technical Support Consultant
11 5 (3.11%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.11%) Author
11 5 (3.11%) Technical Author
12 4 (2.48%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (36.65%) HTML
2 58 (36.02%) CSS
3 54 (33.54%) .NET
4 53 (32.92%) Web Services
5 42 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 24 (14.91%) J2EE
7 19 (11.80%) XSLT
8 17 (10.56%) SOAP
8 17 (10.56%) jQuery
9 16 (9.94%) WSDL
10 15 (9.32%) JSP
11 14 (8.70%) Hibernate
11 14 (8.70%) REST
11 14 (8.70%) HTML5
12 13 (8.07%) Ajax
12 13 (8.07%) Spring
13 12 (7.45%) XHTML
14 10 (6.21%) XSD
15 9 (5.59%) Servlets
15 9 (5.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.48%) W3C
2 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
2 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.86%) APACS
3 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.86%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.86%) Social Media
3 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.24%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.62%) IVR
5 1 (0.62%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.62%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.62%) VUI
5 1 (0.62%) User Experience
5 1 (0.62%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.63%) Windows
2 20 (12.42%) UNIX
3 17 (10.56%) Linux
4 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.35%) AIX
6 6 (3.73%) Solaris
7 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.48%) Android
8 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.62%) zOS
9 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.60%) SOA
3 20 (12.42%) TDD
4 18 (11.18%) ITIL
5 17 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.94%) Project Management
7 15 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.45%) Integration Testing
9 11 (6.83%) Performance Testing
9 11 (6.83%) Analytics
10 10 (6.21%) BDD
10 10 (6.21%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.21%) Open Source
10 10 (6.21%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.21%) UML
11 9 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.59%) Scrum
11 9 (5.59%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.97%) User Stories
12 8 (4.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.17%) SQL
2 83 (51.55%) JavaScript
3 58 (36.02%) Java
4 38 (23.60%) C#
5 34 (21.12%) T-SQL
6 17 (10.56%) PHP
7 12 (7.45%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.59%) Perl
9 8 (4.97%) C++
10 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.73%) Python
11 6 (3.73%) VB
11 6 (3.73%) C
12 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.48%) VBA
13 4 (2.48%) Ruby
14 3 (1.86%) Groovy
14 3 (1.86%) LotusScript
14 3 (1.86%) JCL
14 3 (1.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.73%) ISEB
2 4 (2.48%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) CISSP
4 2 (1.24%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (23.60%) Oracle
2 26 (16.15%) VMware
3 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.80%) IBM
5 8 (4.97%) Adobe
6 7 (4.35%) BEA
6 7 (4.35%) Lotus
6 7 (4.35%) hybris
6 7 (4.35%) ATG
7 6 (3.73%) HP
8 4 (2.48%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.86%) Netezza
9 3 (1.86%) Zend
9 3 (1.86%) Novell
9 3 (1.86%) Sun
9 3 (1.86%) Sybase
9 3 (1.86%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.86%) SAP
10 2 (1.24%) Kony
11 1 (0.62%) Splunk
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £315 - £340 per day + flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago