The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 34 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 85 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.71% 4.23% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.51% 15.22% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 28
Average daily rate £340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £276 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.39% 27.77% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 214 216
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 64 £325 +8.33% 28
Bradford +5 6 £375 +20.00% 4
Halifax -7 4 £400 +28.00% 9
Huddersfield -3 1 £288 -8.00% 1
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 4
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (44.44%) Java
2 61 (42.36%) SQL
3 49 (34.03%) Oracle
4 48 (33.33%) Web Services
5 45 (31.25%) HTML
6 44 (30.56%) .NET
7 38 (26.39%) C#
8 37 (25.69%) JavaScript
8 37 (25.69%) SQL Server
9 31 (21.53%) CSS
10 30 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 30 (20.83%) SOA
11 27 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (18.06%) PL/SQL
13 25 (17.36%) Finance
14 24 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 23 (15.97%) OOP
15 23 (15.97%) MVC
16 22 (15.28%) Visual Studio
16 22 (15.28%) jQuery
17 21 (14.58%) Workflow
17 21 (14.58%) Scrum
18 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
18 19 (13.19%) OO
19 18 (12.50%) XSLT
19 18 (12.50%) J2EE
19 18 (12.50%) Maven
19 18 (12.50%) REST
20 17 (11.81%) Subversion

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.72%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (6.25%) IIS
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (3.47%) Mule
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.78%) Node.js
7 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (1.39%) OpenEdge
8 2 (1.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) nginx
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Office
2 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.25%) InfoPath
5 8 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
1 1 (0.69%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) NAS
2 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.47%) SAN
2 5 (3.47%) Firewall
2 5 (3.47%) LAN
2 5 (3.47%) WAN
2 5 (3.47%) SMTP
3 2 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (7.64%) MySQL
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (6.25%) OLAP
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.78%) SQLite
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.39%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (15.28%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.50%) Maven
4 17 (11.81%) Subversion
5 16 (11.11%) JUnit
6 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.17%) Toad
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.39%) WebSpeed
8 2 (1.39%) JIRA
8 2 (1.39%) Xcode
9 1 (0.69%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.69%) ProC
9 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.69%) Behat
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (59.03%) Developer
2 32 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.11%) Architect
4 11 (7.64%) Analyst
5 10 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Applications Manager
7 8 (5.56%) Administrator
7 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Tester
9 6 (4.17%) Consultant
9 6 (4.17%) Siebel Architect
10 5 (3.47%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.47%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.47%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.47%) DBA
10 5 (3.47%) Junior
10 5 (3.47%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (33.33%) Web Services
2 45 (31.25%) HTML
3 44 (30.56%) .NET
4 31 (21.53%) CSS
5 30 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 22 (15.28%) jQuery
7 18 (12.50%) XSLT
7 18 (12.50%) J2EE
7 18 (12.50%) REST
8 17 (11.81%) SOAP
9 16 (11.11%) JSON
10 15 (10.42%) Spring
11 13 (9.03%) Struts
11 13 (9.03%) Hibernate
12 12 (8.33%) JMS
13 10 (6.94%) XSD
14 7 (4.86%) Apache Camel
14 7 (4.86%) HTML5
15 6 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.78%) Clustering
3 3 (2.08%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) NHS
4 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Linux
2 10 (6.94%) Windows
2 10 (6.94%) Android
3 7 (4.86%) UNIX
3 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.39%) AIX
6 2 (1.39%) HPUX
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) SOA
2 27 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.97%) OOP
3 23 (15.97%) MVC
4 21 (14.58%) Workflow
4 21 (14.58%) Scrum
5 19 (13.19%) OO
6 12 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.64%) ETL
7 11 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.94%) ITIL
8 10 (6.94%) EAI
8 10 (6.94%) Performance Testing
9 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.25%) RDF
9 9 (6.25%) Project Management
9 9 (6.25%) Migration
10 7 (4.86%) Service Management
10 7 (4.86%) Android Development
10 7 (4.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (44.44%) Java
2 61 (42.36%) SQL
3 38 (26.39%) C#
4 37 (25.69%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.06%) PL/SQL
6 17 (11.81%) PHP
7 9 (6.25%) Ruby
7 9 (6.25%) Python
7 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.86%) XPath
9 6 (4.17%) C++
10 5 (3.47%) XQuery
11 4 (2.78%) VB
11 4 (2.78%) PHP5
12 3 (2.08%) VB6
13 2 (1.39%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (1.39%) VBA
13 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (34.03%) Oracle
2 10 (6.94%) Siebel
3 9 (6.25%) Perforce
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.47%) Cisco
4 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.08%) Google
5 3 (2.08%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.08%) Adobe
5 3 (2.08%) Apple
5 3 (2.08%) Facebook
5 3 (2.08%) Twitter
6 2 (1.39%) JBoss
6 2 (1.39%) Progress
6 2 (1.39%) IBM
6 2 (1.39%) Zend
7 1 (0.69%) HP
7 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 23 days ago