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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 84 83 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.19% 4.75% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 14.74% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 27
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
588 563 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.36% 32.19% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 400 219
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 £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -11 59 £375 +15.38% 27
Bradford -13 11 £335 -10.66% 6
Halifax +3 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Huddersfield +4 3 £175 -39.13% 3
Bingley - 1 - -
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 76 (52.41%) .NET
2 67 (46.21%) SQL
3 64 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (42.76%) Web Services
5 60 (41.38%) C#
6 58 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 52 (35.86%) Java
8 51 (35.17%) HTML
8 51 (35.17%) CSS
9 50 (34.48%) ASP.NET
10 39 (26.90%) MVC
11 37 (25.52%) SQL Server
12 34 (23.45%) jQuery
13 29 (20.00%) WCF
13 29 (20.00%) TDD
14 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
15 25 (17.24%) Finance
16 24 (16.55%) SOA
17 23 (15.86%) Oracle
18 21 (14.48%) QA
19 20 (13.79%) Software Engineering
19 20 (13.79%) PHP
20 19 (13.10%) SOAP
20 19 (13.10%) XSLT
20 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (13.10%) NoSQL
21 17 (11.72%) BDD
21 17 (11.72%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (6.90%) IIS
1 10 (6.90%) SAS
2 8 (5.52%) CMS
3 7 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle BPEL
4 6 (4.14%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.45%) Moodle
5 5 (3.45%) Apache
6 4 (2.76%) JBoss
6 4 (2.76%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.07%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.07%) Node.js
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
3 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.38%) SPSS
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Firewall
2 5 (3.45%) LDAP
3 3 (2.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) 3G
5 1 (0.69%) GPRS
5 1 (0.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.69%) 2G
5 1 (0.69%) RNC
5 1 (0.69%) HSPA
5 1 (0.69%) LTE
5 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.97%) MySQL
4 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.90%) OLAP
7 8 (5.52%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.14%) DB2
8 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.14%) Pentaho
9 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.38%) SQLite
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.59%) Selenium
4 10 (6.90%) JUnit
4 10 (6.90%) JMeter
5 8 (5.52%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (4.83%) Subversion
6 7 (4.83%) WATIR
6 7 (4.83%) Sahi
6 7 (4.83%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.14%) QUnit
7 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.76%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.07%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.38%) NUnit
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (58.62%) Developer
2 27 (18.62%) Analyst
2 27 (18.62%) .NET Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Test Analyst
4 13 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.28%) Designer
6 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 10 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.52%) SOA Developer
8 8 (5.52%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
10 6 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Web Designer
11 5 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (52.41%) .NET
2 62 (42.76%) Web Services
3 51 (35.17%) HTML
3 51 (35.17%) CSS
4 50 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 34 (23.45%) jQuery
6 29 (20.00%) WCF
7 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (13.10%) SOAP
7 19 (13.10%) XSLT
8 17 (11.72%) Ajax
9 16 (11.03%) J2EE
10 14 (9.66%) .NET Framework
10 14 (9.66%) JSON
10 14 (9.66%) REST
11 13 (8.97%) RESTful
11 13 (8.97%) XSD
12 11 (7.59%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.21%) Mustache
14 7 (4.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Open Source
2 6 (4.14%) Smartcard
2 6 (4.14%) PKI
3 5 (3.45%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.45%) Video Editing
4 4 (2.76%) NHS
4 4 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.07%) User Experience
5 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.38%) W3C
6 2 (1.38%) Replication
6 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.38%) DataPower
6 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.69%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.14%) CentOS
4 5 (3.45%) Linux
5 4 (2.76%) Android
6 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) MVC
3 29 (20.00%) TDD
4 24 (16.55%) SOA
5 20 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.72%) BDD
8 16 (11.03%) UML
9 14 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.97%) Data Modelling
11 12 (8.28%) Scrum
11 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.59%) OOP
12 11 (7.59%) Analytics
13 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.21%) Agile Project Management
14 9 (6.21%) CRM
14 9 (6.21%) Project Management
14 9 (6.21%) Workflow
14 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.21%) SQL
2 60 (41.38%) C#
3 58 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 52 (35.86%) Java
5 20 (13.79%) PHP
6 17 (11.72%) T-SQL
7 12 (8.28%) Ruby
8 10 (6.90%) Python
9 8 (5.52%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.14%) XPath
11 3 (2.07%) LotusScript
11 3 (2.07%) VBA
12 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.38%) PHP5
13 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.69%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) C
13 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) ISEB
2 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (2.07%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.48%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.86%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) Cisco
3 6 (4.14%) IBM
3 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.14%) Splunk
4 5 (3.45%) Zend
5 3 (2.07%) Lotus
5 3 (2.07%) Adobe
6 2 (1.38%) VMware
6 2 (1.38%) Imperva
6 2 (1.38%) Apple
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.69%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.69%) ATG
7 1 (0.69%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.69%) Actix
7 1 (0.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.69%) hybris
7 1 (0.69%) Altova
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