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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 50 26
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs citing XML 97 59 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.73% 3.77% 5.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.64% 14.18% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 66
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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
470 416 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.76% 26.56% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 253 365
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £169 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £41.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
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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 +6 42 £305 -2.78% 17
Bradford +21 26 £338 -2.17% 3
Halifax -3 6 £363 - 9
Huddersfield +1 1 - - 1
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
XML
Yorkshire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 77 (41.18%) SQL
2 62 (33.16%) Java
3 59 (31.55%) HTML
4 57 (30.48%) C#
5 52 (27.81%) SQL Server
6 49 (26.20%) Oracle
7 46 (24.60%) .NET
8 42 (22.46%) JavaScript
8 42 (22.46%) Web Services
9 41 (21.93%) CSS
10 31 (16.58%) REST
11 27 (14.44%) MVC
12 26 (13.90%) Finance
13 25 (13.37%) WCF
13 25 (13.37%) XSLT
14 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET
14 24 (12.83%) Spring
15 23 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (12.30%) J2EE
15 23 (12.30%) PL/SQL
16 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 21 (11.23%) Software Engineering
17 21 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (11.23%) Hibernate
17 21 (11.23%) SOAP
18 20 (10.70%) Scrum
18 20 (10.70%) jQuery
19 19 (10.16%) JSON
19 19 (10.16%) Maven
19 19 (10.16%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (8.56%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (3.21%) IIS
5 5 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.67%) Jetty
6 4 (2.14%) Confluence
6 4 (2.14%) CMS
6 4 (2.14%) Apache
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.07%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Mule
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) MS Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Force.com
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) HTTP
2 7 (3.74%) Firewall
3 6 (3.21%) SAN
3 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.67%) LAN
4 5 (2.67%) WAN
4 5 (2.67%) SMTP
4 5 (2.67%) NAS
5 4 (2.14%) Internet
5 4 (2.14%) FTP
6 3 (1.60%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (9.09%) Star Schema
7 12 (6.42%) Oracle Database
7 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.88%) DB2
9 10 (5.35%) MySQL
10 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.81%) SQLite
11 8 (4.28%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.74%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (1.60%) SQLPlus
15 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (10.16%) Maven
2 16 (8.56%) JUnit
3 13 (6.95%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.88%) Subversion
6 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.81%) JIRA
8 6 (3.21%) Ant
9 5 (2.67%) Selenium
10 4 (2.14%) Xcode
11 3 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.07%) Behat
12 2 (1.07%) JMeter
12 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.07%) Toad
13 1 (0.53%) WebSpeed
13 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (13.90%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 4 (2.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (68.98%) Developer
2 39 (20.86%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.83%) Analyst
4 20 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.49%) Test Analyst
6 13 (6.95%) Architect
6 13 (6.95%) SQL Developer
7 11 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Tester
10 7 (3.74%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (3.74%) iOS Developer
10 7 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Android Developer
11 6 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.21%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (31.55%) HTML
2 46 (24.60%) .NET
3 42 (22.46%) Web Services
4 41 (21.93%) CSS
5 31 (16.58%) REST
6 25 (13.37%) WCF
6 25 (13.37%) XSLT
7 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET
7 24 (12.83%) Spring
8 23 (12.30%) J2EE
9 21 (11.23%) Hibernate
9 21 (11.23%) SOAP
10 20 (10.70%) jQuery
11 19 (10.16%) JSON
12 18 (9.63%) Ajax
13 14 (7.49%) RESTful
13 14 (7.49%) XHTML
13 14 (7.49%) JSP
14 12 (6.42%) Struts
15 11 (5.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.14%) iPad
3 4 (2.14%) iPhone
3 4 (2.14%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.07%) Clustering
4 2 (1.07%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.07%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.07%) Statistics
4 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.07%) GIS
4 2 (1.07%) NHS
5 1 (0.53%) EPoS
5 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.16%) Linux
2 15 (8.02%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.42%) Android
3 12 (6.42%) Windows
4 11 (5.88%) UNIX
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) HPUX
8 1 (0.53%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.44%) MVC
2 21 (11.23%) Software Engineering
3 20 (10.70%) Scrum
4 19 (10.16%) SOA
5 18 (9.63%) Data Modelling
5 18 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (8.56%) OO
6 16 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.02%) OOP
8 14 (7.49%) iOS Development
9 12 (6.42%) Performance Improvement
10 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.88%) Android Development
11 10 (5.35%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.81%) Migration
12 9 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.28%) Master Data Management
13 8 (4.28%) Data Management
13 8 (4.28%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.28%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.18%) SQL
2 62 (33.16%) Java
3 57 (30.48%) C#
4 42 (22.46%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.30%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.42%) PHP
7 9 (4.81%) Ruby
8 8 (4.28%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.28%) Python
9 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.74%) C++
9 7 (3.74%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.14%) XQuery
11 3 (1.60%) X++
11 3 (1.60%) PHP5
11 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.07%) C
12 2 (1.07%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) ISEB
4 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 49 (26.20%) Oracle
2 18 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.28%) Perforce
4 5 (2.67%) Cisco
4 5 (2.67%) Adobe
5 4 (2.14%) Apple
6 3 (1.60%) IBM
6 3 (1.60%) Google
6 3 (1.60%) Facebook
6 3 (1.60%) Twitter
7 2 (1.07%) Zend
7 2 (1.07%) JBoss
7 2 (1.07%) SAP
7 2 (1.07%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.07%) Informatica
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.53%) Progress
8 1 (0.53%) Siebel
8 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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