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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 59 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.47% 3.74% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.14% 12.72% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 32
Average daily rate
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£335 £338 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +8.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £4.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +412.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
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
486 456 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.57% 29.44% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 260 211
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £66.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 27 £333 -5.00% 28
Halifax +4 9 £350 +16.66% 4
Bradford -9 9 £350 +16.66% 4
Castleford - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Mirfield - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 57 (52.78%) .NET
2 53 (49.07%) Web Services
3 50 (46.30%) C#
4 48 (44.44%) HTML
5 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 41 (37.96%) SQL
7 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (36.11%) MVC
9 37 (34.26%) CSS
10 35 (32.41%) ASP.NET
11 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
12 31 (28.70%) Java
13 30 (27.78%) WCF
14 27 (25.00%) jQuery
15 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
15 21 (19.44%) SOA
16 20 (18.52%) Oracle
17 19 (17.59%) J2EE
17 19 (17.59%) SOAP
18 18 (16.67%) Finance
18 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
19 17 (15.74%) XSLT
20 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
21 13 (12.04%) REST
22 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
22 12 (11.11%) Hibernate
22 12 (11.11%) TDD
22 12 (11.11%) QA
22 12 (11.11%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle BPEL
3 5 (4.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.63%) Apache
3 5 (4.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) Drupal
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.93%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Force.com
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Firewall
1 5 (4.63%) LDAP
2 4 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) RNC
4 1 (0.93%) HSPA
4 1 (0.93%) LTE
4 1 (0.93%) 2G
4 1 (0.93%) 3G
4 1 (0.93%) GPRS
4 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
2 5 (4.63%) DB2
2 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.63%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.70%) SQLite
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.85%) MS Access
5 2 (1.85%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.19%) JUnit
3 9 (8.33%) JMeter
3 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.48%) Subversion
5 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.56%) Selenium
6 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.63%) QUnit
7 4 (3.70%) Xcode
8 3 (2.78%) Maven
8 3 (2.78%) JIRA
8 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.85%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.85%) Toad
9 2 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.85%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.93%) NUnit
10 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (70.37%) Developer
2 32 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.74%) Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 15 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Architect
7 8 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.41%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (5.56%) SOA Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) SOA Designer
9 5 (4.63%) Designer
9 5 (4.63%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (52.78%) .NET
2 53 (49.07%) Web Services
3 48 (44.44%) HTML
4 37 (34.26%) CSS
5 35 (32.41%) ASP.NET
6 30 (27.78%) WCF
7 27 (25.00%) jQuery
8 19 (17.59%) J2EE
8 19 (17.59%) SOAP
9 17 (15.74%) XSLT
10 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (12.04%) REST
12 12 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 11 (10.19%) JSON
13 11 (10.19%) Ajax
14 10 (9.26%) JPA
15 7 (6.48%) Spring
15 7 (6.48%) Drools
16 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
16 6 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.63%) PKI
2 5 (4.63%) Smartcard
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.85%) GIS
5 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Online Games
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Android
2 7 (6.48%) UNIX
3 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.63%) CentOS
5 3 (2.78%) Linux
6 2 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) MVC
3 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 21 (19.44%) SOA
4 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
5 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.11%) TDD
5 12 (11.11%) UML
5 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.48%) BPEL
7 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.48%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.56%) CRM
9 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.63%) Scrum
9 5 (4.63%) Release Management
9 5 (4.63%) Migration
9 5 (4.63%) Workflow
9 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.30%) C#
2 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 41 (37.96%) SQL
4 31 (28.70%) Java
5 9 (8.33%) PHP
6 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.56%) Python
8 4 (3.70%) XPath
9 3 (2.78%) VBA
9 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.85%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) PHP5
11 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.93%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) ISEB
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) MCTS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) OpenIDM
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Cisco
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.63%) Splunk
4 4 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.85%) Sybase
6 2 (1.85%) Sun
6 2 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.85%) Novell
6 2 (1.85%) ATG
6 2 (1.85%) Zend
7 1 (0.93%) RedDot
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.93%) Actix
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
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