The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 52 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 98 130 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.29% 5.55% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.10% 19.32% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £424 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+372.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
XML
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
810 673 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.15% 28.71% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 410 307
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Yorkshire region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Yorkshire region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
West Yorkshire -28 75 £375 +11.11% 44
South Yorkshire -11 9 £443 +58.03% 16
North Yorkshire -5 1 - - 12
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 100 (47.17%) SQL
2 89 (41.98%) Java
3 88 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 87 (41.04%) HTML
5 76 (35.85%) Web Services
6 68 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (31.60%) .NET
8 65 (30.66%) CSS
9 53 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 50 (23.58%) Oracle
11 46 (21.70%) TDD
12 37 (17.45%) Finance
12 37 (17.45%) Windows
12 37 (17.45%) Microsoft
13 35 (16.51%) PHP
14 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (15.57%) jQuery
15 33 (15.57%) ASP.NET
16 32 (15.09%) BDD
17 30 (14.15%) C#
17 30 (14.15%) ITIL
17 30 (14.15%) Project Management
18 28 (13.21%) RESTful
18 28 (13.21%) Ajax
19 27 (12.74%) Test Automation
20 26 (12.26%) Linux
20 26 (12.26%) IIS
20 26 (12.26%) SOA
21 25 (11.79%) XSLT
21 25 (11.79%) Open Source

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (12.26%) IIS
2 25 (11.79%) WebSphere
3 23 (10.85%) JBoss
4 18 (8.49%) SharePoint
5 17 (8.02%) CMS
6 14 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (6.13%) Apache
8 12 (5.66%) SAS
9 10 (4.72%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.36%) Confluence
11 4 (1.89%) Moodle
11 4 (1.89%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.42%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.42%) CICS
12 3 (1.42%) nginx
12 3 (1.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) MS Office
2 9 (4.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.96%) Firewall
2 11 (5.19%) Internet
3 6 (2.83%) LDAP
3 6 (2.83%) HTTP
3 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.42%) SSL
4 3 (1.42%) FTP
4 3 (1.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
5 1 (0.47%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.47%) SNMP
5 1 (0.47%) DMZ
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.38%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.08%) DB2
5 15 (7.08%) MySQL
6 13 (6.13%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.19%) OLAP
8 11 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.77%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.42%) Adabas
14 2 (0.94%) MOLAP
14 2 (0.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 20 (9.43%) Eclipse
2 18 (8.49%) JUnit
3 16 (7.55%) Selenium
4 11 (5.19%) HP UFT
5 10 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.25%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.77%) JMeter
7 8 (3.77%) Sahi
7 8 (3.77%) WATIR
8 7 (3.30%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.83%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.83%) Maven
10 5 (2.36%) JIRA
11 4 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.42%) Build Forge
12 3 (1.42%) AccuRev
12 3 (1.42%) Subversion
13 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (17.45%) Finance
2 7 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (0.94%) Local Government
4 2 (0.94%) Games
4 2 (0.94%) Banking
4 2 (0.94%) Automotive
4 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (13.68%) Analyst
3 25 (11.79%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.49%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.08%) Web Developer
6 14 (6.60%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.13%) Consultant
8 12 (5.66%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.19%) Architect
10 8 (3.77%) DBA
10 8 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (3.77%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.77%) QA Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Designer
11 6 (2.83%) Support Consultant
11 6 (2.83%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.83%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (41.04%) HTML
2 76 (35.85%) Web Services
3 67 (31.60%) .NET
4 65 (30.66%) CSS
5 33 (15.57%) ASP.NET
5 33 (15.57%) jQuery
6 28 (13.21%) RESTful
6 28 (13.21%) Ajax
7 25 (11.79%) XSLT
8 22 (10.38%) J2EE
8 22 (10.38%) Spring
8 22 (10.38%) REST
9 21 (9.91%) Hibernate
10 20 (9.43%) SOAP
11 16 (7.55%) JSP
12 15 (7.08%) XHTML
12 15 (7.08%) JSON
13 14 (6.60%) Struts
14 13 (6.13%) Servlets
14 13 (6.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.36%) Visualisation
2 5 (2.36%) NHS
2 5 (2.36%) W3C
3 4 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.89%) E-Learning
3 4 (1.89%) Video Editing
3 4 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.42%) Social Media
4 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.42%) APACS
4 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Mobile Games
5 2 (0.94%) Replication
5 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.45%) Windows
2 26 (12.26%) Linux
3 14 (6.60%) UNIX
4 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.30%) AIX
6 5 (2.36%) Android
7 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) HPUX
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) zOS
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.70%) TDD
3 34 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (15.09%) BDD
5 30 (14.15%) ITIL
5 30 (14.15%) Project Management
6 27 (12.74%) Test Automation
7 26 (12.26%) SOA
8 25 (11.79%) Open Source
9 24 (11.32%) MVC
9 24 (11.32%) Scrum
10 21 (9.91%) PRINCE2
11 17 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.08%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.13%) Analytics
14 13 (6.13%) SDLC
15 12 (5.66%) UML
16 11 (5.19%) OO
17 10 (4.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (47.17%) SQL
2 89 (41.98%) Java
3 88 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 35 (16.51%) PHP
5 30 (14.15%) C#
6 14 (6.60%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.60%) Ruby
7 12 (5.66%) Python
8 11 (5.19%) XPath
9 10 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.72%) Perl
10 7 (3.30%) C++
11 6 (2.83%) VB
11 6 (2.83%) C
12 4 (1.89%) VBA
12 4 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.89%) PHP5
12 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (2.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.89%) ISEB
3 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.94%) CISSP
4 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.85%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.47%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (23.58%) Oracle
2 37 (17.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.85%) IBM
4 12 (5.66%) VMware
5 7 (3.30%) HP
6 6 (2.83%) Lotus
7 4 (1.89%) BEA
7 4 (1.89%) ATG
7 4 (1.89%) SAP
7 4 (1.89%) hybris
7 4 (1.89%) Zend
7 4 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.42%) Sybase
8 3 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe
8 3 (1.42%) Sun
8 3 (1.42%) Netezza
8 3 (1.42%) Novell
9 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.94%) Splunk
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