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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 88 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.94% 4.30% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.20% 14.08% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -14.28%
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
579 490 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.49% 30.53% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 328 207
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -5 48 £375 +11.11% 31
Bradford -6 14 £350 -6.66% 5
Halifax +7 12 £350 +16.66% 3
Huddersfield +2 3 £175 -39.13% 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 64 (48.48%) .NET
2 63 (47.73%) Web Services
3 59 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (41.67%) SQL
5 53 (40.15%) C#
6 52 (39.39%) HTML
6 52 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 50 (37.88%) Java
8 45 (34.09%) CSS
9 44 (33.33%) MVC
10 37 (28.03%) ASP.NET
11 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
12 32 (24.24%) jQuery
13 30 (22.73%) WCF
14 28 (21.21%) TDD
15 22 (16.67%) QA
15 22 (16.67%) SOAP
16 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
16 21 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (15.15%) Finance
17 20 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (15.15%) SOA
18 19 (14.39%) J2EE
19 18 (13.64%) PHP
19 18 (13.64%) Oracle
20 17 (12.88%) UML
20 17 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (12.88%) NoSQL
21 16 (12.12%) BDD
21 16 (12.12%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (6.06%) CMS
2 6 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
3 5 (3.79%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.03%) Moodle
4 4 (3.03%) Node.js
4 4 (3.03%) Apache
5 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.27%) SAS
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.52%) JBoss
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
1 1 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Firewall
2 5 (3.79%) LDAP
3 3 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) RNC
4 1 (0.76%) GPRS
4 1 (0.76%) 2G
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.76%) HSPA
4 1 (0.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.82%) MySQL
5 6 (4.55%) Pentaho
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.79%) SQLite
7 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.03%) DB2
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.27%) OLAP
8 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.52%) MOLAP
9 2 (1.52%) ROLAP
9 2 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.09%) JUnit
2 12 (9.09%) Selenium
3 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
5 9 (6.82%) JMeter
6 8 (6.06%) Subversion
7 7 (5.30%) WATIR
7 7 (5.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (5.30%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.30%) Sahi
8 6 (4.55%) QUnit
8 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.03%) PHPUnit
9 4 (3.03%) Xcode
10 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.52%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.52%) NUnit
12 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (63.64%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Analyst
4 17 (12.88%) Test Analyst
5 16 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 15 (11.36%) Web Developer
7 12 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Designer
8 10 (7.58%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) SOA Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Architect
9 8 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Tester
10 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.55%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (3.79%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) .NET
2 63 (47.73%) Web Services
3 52 (39.39%) HTML
4 45 (34.09%) CSS
5 37 (28.03%) ASP.NET
6 32 (24.24%) jQuery
7 30 (22.73%) WCF
8 22 (16.67%) SOAP
9 19 (14.39%) J2EE
10 17 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (12.12%) REST
12 15 (11.36%) JSON
12 15 (11.36%) Ajax
12 15 (11.36%) XSLT
12 15 (11.36%) RESTful
13 12 (9.09%) XSD
14 11 (8.33%) Hibernate
15 9 (6.82%) .NET Framework
15 9 (6.82%) JPA
15 9 (6.82%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Open Source
2 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.55%) Smartcard
2 6 (4.55%) PKI
3 4 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.03%) Video Editing
3 4 (3.03%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.27%) NHS
4 3 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.52%) DataPower
5 2 (1.52%) W3C
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.52%) IVR
5 2 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Android
3 6 (4.55%) CentOS
3 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.79%) Linux
5 3 (2.27%) UNIX
6 2 (1.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) MVC
3 28 (21.21%) TDD
4 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 20 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (15.15%) SOA
6 17 (12.88%) UML
7 16 (12.12%) BDD
8 14 (10.61%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
9 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.58%) OOP
12 9 (6.82%) BPEL
12 9 (6.82%) Scrum
12 9 (6.82%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.82%) CRM
13 8 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
13 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.67%) SQL
2 53 (40.15%) C#
3 52 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 50 (37.88%) Java
5 18 (13.64%) PHP
6 11 (8.33%) Ruby
6 11 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.33%) Python
7 4 (3.03%) XPath
8 3 (2.27%) VBA
9 2 (1.52%) BeanShell
9 2 (1.52%) PHP5
10 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) ISEB
2 5 (3.79%) VCP4
3 3 (2.27%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) MCTS
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) OpenIDM
2 2 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Oracle
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.55%) Splunk
3 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.55%) Cisco
4 5 (3.79%) IBM
5 4 (3.03%) Zend
6 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.52%) Imperva
7 2 (1.52%) Novell
7 2 (1.52%) Sun
7 2 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) Sybase
7 2 (1.52%) ATG
8 1 (0.76%) RedDot
8 1 (0.76%) Altova
8 1 (0.76%) BEA
8 1 (0.76%) Apple
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Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
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