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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 56 29 55
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Contract jobs citing XML 68 86 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.29% 4.72% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.37% 15.38% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 20
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £239 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £61.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
598 559 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.92% 30.66% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 387 210
Average daily rate £338 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -60.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 May 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 May 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
(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 -27 42 £369 +11.74% 19
Bradford -15 10 £355 -5.33% 4
Halifax -7 4 £325 -7.14% 4
Huddersfield - 1 £225 -
Wakefield - 1 £288 - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (46.10%) SQL
2 69 (44.81%) .NET
3 66 (42.86%) Web Services
4 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 64 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (40.91%) Java
6 60 (38.96%) HTML
7 53 (34.42%) C#
7 53 (34.42%) CSS
8 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET
9 33 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 33 (21.43%) MVC
10 29 (18.83%) jQuery
11 28 (18.18%) TDD
12 27 (17.53%) Finance
12 27 (17.53%) WCF
13 26 (16.88%) Oracle
14 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
15 22 (14.29%) SOA
15 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 21 (13.64%) XSLT
16 21 (13.64%) QA
17 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (12.34%) Windows
18 19 (12.34%) T-SQL
19 18 (11.69%) SOAP
20 17 (11.04%) PHP
20 17 (11.04%) BDD
20 17 (11.04%) NoSQL
21 16 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (8.44%) WebSphere
2 11 (7.14%) SAS
3 9 (5.84%) Apache
4 8 (5.19%) IIS
4 8 (5.19%) CMS
5 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.25%) Confluence
6 5 (3.25%) Moodle
7 4 (2.60%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.60%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.60%) JBoss
8 3 (1.95%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.95%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.95%) CICS
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (1.95%) Node.js
8 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Office
2 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) SPSS
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.25%) LDAP
2 4 (2.60%) Firewall
3 3 (1.95%) Internet
4 2 (1.30%) SSL
4 2 (1.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.44%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.79%) MySQL
5 11 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.49%) OLAP
7 9 (5.84%) DB2
8 8 (5.19%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.95%) Adabas
11 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.30%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.30%) SQLite
12 2 (1.30%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.79%) JUnit
4 11 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.49%) Selenium
6 8 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (4.55%) Sahi
7 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.55%) WATIR
8 6 (3.90%) JMeter
9 5 (3.25%) JIRA
10 4 (2.60%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.95%) Subversion
11 3 (1.95%) AccuRev
12 2 (1.30%) QUnit
12 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.30%) NUnit
General
1 27 (17.53%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.30%) Marketing
3 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (57.14%) Developer
2 27 (17.53%) Analyst
3 23 (14.94%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.99%) Test Analyst
5 18 (11.69%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.49%) QA Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Designer
8 8 (5.19%) Architect
9 7 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Tester
10 6 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.90%) DBA
11 5 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.25%) Web Designer
11 5 (3.25%) Programmer
11 5 (3.25%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (44.81%) .NET
2 66 (42.86%) Web Services
3 60 (38.96%) HTML
4 53 (34.42%) CSS
5 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET
6 29 (18.83%) jQuery
7 27 (17.53%) WCF
8 21 (13.64%) XSLT
9 18 (11.69%) SOAP
10 16 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (9.74%) Hibernate
11 15 (9.74%) Ajax
12 14 (9.09%) J2EE
13 13 (8.44%) XSD
13 13 (8.44%) Spring
13 13 (8.44%) .NET Framework
14 12 (7.79%) RESTful
15 11 (7.14%) REST
15 11 (7.14%) JSON
16 10 (6.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) W3C
3 5 (3.25%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.25%) Video Editing
4 4 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.60%) NHS
4 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.95%) APACS
5 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.95%) User Experience
5 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.30%) DataPower
6 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.30%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.30%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.30%) PKI
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Windows
2 7 (4.55%) Linux
2 7 (4.55%) Android
2 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.90%) UNIX
4 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.95%) AIX
6 2 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.43%) MVC
3 28 (18.18%) TDD
4 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.29%) SOA
6 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.04%) BDD
8 16 (10.39%) UML
8 16 (10.39%) Project Management
9 14 (9.09%) Open Source
9 14 (9.09%) SDLC
9 14 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.44%) Scrum
10 13 (8.44%) Analytics
10 13 (8.44%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 11 (7.14%) OOP
12 10 (6.49%) ITIL
13 9 (5.84%) CRM
13 9 (5.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.10%) SQL
2 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 63 (40.91%) Java
4 53 (34.42%) C#
5 19 (12.34%) T-SQL
6 17 (11.04%) PHP
7 13 (8.44%) Ruby
8 10 (6.49%) Python
9 8 (5.19%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.55%) Perl
11 6 (3.90%) XPath
11 6 (3.90%) C++
12 5 (3.25%) C
13 3 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.95%) LotusScript
13 3 (1.95%) COBOL
13 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.95%) JCL
14 2 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) ISEB
2 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (2.60%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) Oracle
2 22 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.84%) IBM
4 5 (3.25%) Lotus
4 5 (3.25%) Zend
5 4 (2.60%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.60%) VMware
6 3 (1.95%) Adobe
7 2 (1.30%) Imperva
7 2 (1.30%) Splunk
7 2 (1.30%) Cisco
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (0.65%) ATG
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.65%) BEA
8 1 (0.65%) Altova
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago