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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 40 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 75 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.09% 4.76% 4.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.23% 15.64% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 36
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 £235 £201 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
567 505 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.93% 30.40% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 345 191
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 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 27 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 -17 46 £375 +11.11% 32
Bradford -16 9 £335 -10.66% 5
Halifax +2 7 £350 +16.66% 2
Huddersfield +4 4 £175 -39.13% 2
Dewsbury - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 65 (51.18%) .NET
2 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (48.03%) Web Services
4 54 (42.52%) SQL
5 53 (41.73%) C#
6 50 (39.37%) JavaScript
7 47 (37.01%) Java
8 44 (34.65%) HTML
9 43 (33.86%) CSS
10 39 (30.71%) ASP.NET
11 37 (29.13%) MVC
12 36 (28.35%) SQL Server
13 30 (23.62%) jQuery
14 29 (22.83%) WCF
15 28 (22.05%) TDD
16 22 (17.32%) Finance
16 22 (17.32%) SOA
16 22 (17.32%) QA
17 21 (16.54%) SOAP
18 20 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
19 19 (14.96%) PHP
20 18 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
21 17 (13.39%) NoSQL
21 17 (13.39%) BDD
22 16 (12.60%) Ajax
22 16 (12.60%) J2EE
22 16 (12.60%) Oracle
22 16 (12.60%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.30%) CMS
2 7 (5.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (4.72%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.94%) Moodle
4 5 (3.94%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 4 (3.15%) Node.js
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.36%) IIS
6 3 (2.36%) JBoss
6 3 (2.36%) SAS
7 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.79%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.57%) SPSS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) LDAP
3 2 (1.57%) HTTP
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) 3G
4 1 (0.79%) GPRS
4 1 (0.79%) 2G
4 1 (0.79%) RNC
4 1 (0.79%) HSPA
4 1 (0.79%) LTE
4 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.30%) MySQL
6 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.72%) Pentaho
7 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.94%) DB2
9 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.36%) OLAP
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.57%) SQLite
11 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.57%) MS Access
11 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.57%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.66%) Selenium
2 11 (8.66%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.66%) JUnit
2 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.87%) JMeter
4 8 (6.30%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (5.51%) WATIR
5 7 (5.51%) Sahi
5 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.72%) Subversion
6 6 (4.72%) QUnit
6 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.15%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.36%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.57%) NUnit
10 1 (0.79%) Xcode
10 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (60.63%) Developer
2 26 (20.47%) .NET Developer
3 25 (19.69%) Analyst
4 20 (15.75%) Test Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Web Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.45%) Designer
7 10 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.87%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.87%) QA Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) SOA Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Tester
9 6 (4.72%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.72%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.94%) SOA Designer
10 5 (3.94%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (51.18%) .NET
2 61 (48.03%) Web Services
3 44 (34.65%) HTML
4 43 (33.86%) CSS
5 39 (30.71%) ASP.NET
6 30 (23.62%) jQuery
7 29 (22.83%) WCF
8 21 (16.54%) SOAP
9 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.60%) J2EE
10 16 (12.60%) XSLT
10 16 (12.60%) Ajax
11 13 (10.24%) RESTful
12 12 (9.45%) JSON
13 11 (8.66%) XSD
13 11 (8.66%) REST
14 10 (7.87%) .NET Framework
15 9 (7.09%) Mustache
16 8 (6.30%) LAMP
16 8 (6.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Open Source
2 6 (4.72%) Smartcard
2 6 (4.72%) PKI
3 5 (3.94%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.94%) Video Editing
4 4 (3.15%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) W3C
6 2 (1.57%) Replication
6 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.57%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.57%) DataPower
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) CentOS
3 4 (3.15%) Linux
3 4 (3.15%) Android
4 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.13%) MVC
3 28 (22.05%) TDD
4 22 (17.32%) SOA
5 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
6 18 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (13.39%) BDD
8 16 (12.60%) UML
9 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.45%) Scrum
10 12 (9.45%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.87%) OOP
12 10 (7.87%) CRM
13 9 (7.09%) BPEL
14 8 (6.30%) Automated Testing
14 8 (6.30%) Agile Project Management
14 8 (6.30%) Project Management
14 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.52%) SQL
2 53 (41.73%) C#
3 50 (39.37%) JavaScript
4 47 (37.01%) Java
5 19 (14.96%) PHP
6 15 (11.81%) T-SQL
7 11 (8.66%) Python
7 11 (8.66%) Ruby
8 6 (4.72%) XPath
9 3 (2.36%) VBA
10 2 (1.57%) PHP5
11 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.79%) LotusScript
11 1 (0.79%) C
11 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) ISEB
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (2.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.32%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (12.60%) Oracle
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) Cisco
2 6 (4.72%) IBM
2 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
2 6 (4.72%) Splunk
3 4 (3.15%) Zend
4 2 (1.57%) ATG
4 2 (1.57%) VMware
4 2 (1.57%) hybris
4 2 (1.57%) Imperva
5 1 (0.79%) Actix
5 1 (0.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.79%) Altova
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.79%) BEA
5 1 (0.79%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago