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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 55 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs citing XML 96 113 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.41% 4.49% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.84% 14.51% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 31
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £61.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
811 779 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.80% 30.94% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 539 310
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -23 68 £363 +6.61% 31
North Yorkshire +9 13 £400 +68.42% 12
South Yorkshire -8 11 £250 -16.73% 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 97 (46.63%) .NET
2 95 (45.67%) SQL
3 92 (44.23%) Web Services
4 88 (42.31%) HTML
5 87 (41.83%) JavaScript
6 82 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (36.54%) Java
8 75 (36.06%) CSS
9 66 (31.73%) C#
10 60 (28.85%) SQL Server
11 59 (28.37%) ASP.NET
12 45 (21.63%) Oracle
12 45 (21.63%) MVC
13 44 (21.15%) jQuery
14 39 (18.75%) TDD
14 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 31 (14.90%) Windows
15 31 (14.90%) WCF
16 30 (14.42%) Finance
17 29 (13.94%) XSLT
18 28 (13.46%) SOA
19 26 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 26 (12.50%) Linux
19 26 (12.50%) IIS
19 26 (12.50%) PHP
19 26 (12.50%) J2EE
19 26 (12.50%) Ajax
20 24 (11.54%) BDD
21 23 (11.06%) JBoss
21 23 (11.06%) ITIL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 23 (11.06%) JBoss
3 22 (10.58%) WebSphere
4 20 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 16 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (7.21%) CMS
7 12 (5.77%) Apache
8 11 (5.29%) SAS
9 7 (3.37%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.40%) Moodle
11 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.92%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPEL
12 3 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.44%) nginx
12 3 (1.44%) CMS400.NET
12 3 (1.44%) Node.js
12 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (4.33%) MS Office
1 9 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.96%) SPSS
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.65%) Firewall
2 5 (2.40%) LDAP
2 5 (2.40%) HTTP
3 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 3 (1.44%) FTP
4 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.96%) SSL
4 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.96%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) DMZ
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.17%) NoSQL
2 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (7.21%) MySQL
4 14 (6.73%) DB2
5 13 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.81%) OLAP
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.96%) ROLAP
12 2 (0.96%) MOLAP
12 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Eclipse
2 19 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.21%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.25%) Selenium
4 13 (6.25%) JUnit
5 12 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.37%) WATIR
8 7 (3.37%) Jasmine
8 7 (3.37%) Sahi
9 6 (2.88%) JMeter
9 6 (2.88%) Subversion
10 5 (2.40%) Maven
11 4 (1.92%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.92%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.44%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.44%) Ant
13 2 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (0.96%) Games
3 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.96%) Automotive
3 2 (0.96%) Banking
3 2 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (58.17%) Developer
2 35 (16.83%) Analyst
3 29 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 28 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 24 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 19 (9.13%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 11 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.81%) QA Analyst
9 10 (4.81%) Architect
9 10 (4.81%) Designer
10 9 (4.33%) Tester
11 7 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.37%) DBA
12 6 (2.88%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.88%) Programmer
12 6 (2.88%) Migration Engineer
13 5 (2.40%) SOA Developer
13 5 (2.40%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (46.63%) .NET
2 92 (44.23%) Web Services
3 88 (42.31%) HTML
4 75 (36.06%) CSS
5 59 (28.37%) ASP.NET
6 44 (21.15%) jQuery
7 31 (14.90%) WCF
8 29 (13.94%) XSLT
9 26 (12.50%) J2EE
9 26 (12.50%) Ajax
10 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (10.58%) SOAP
12 20 (9.62%) RESTful
13 19 (9.13%) .NET Framework
13 19 (9.13%) Hibernate
13 19 (9.13%) Spring
14 17 (8.17%) REST
15 15 (7.21%) JSON
15 15 (7.21%) JSP
15 15 (7.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Open Source
2 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.40%) Video Editing
3 5 (2.40%) NHS
3 5 (2.40%) E-Learning
4 4 (1.92%) W3C
4 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.44%) User Experience
5 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.96%) Replication
6 2 (0.96%) Mobile Games
6 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.96%) DataPower
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.90%) Windows
2 26 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.88%) UNIX
4 6 (2.88%) Android
5 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.96%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.63%) MVC
3 39 (18.75%) TDD
4 28 (13.46%) SOA
5 26 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 24 (11.54%) BDD
7 23 (11.06%) ITIL
8 22 (10.58%) Scrum
9 18 (8.65%) Project Management
9 18 (8.65%) UML
9 18 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.69%) OO
11 14 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.73%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.73%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.25%) Analytics
12 13 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 12 (5.77%) OOP
14 9 (4.33%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.67%) SQL
2 87 (41.83%) JavaScript
3 76 (36.54%) Java
4 66 (31.73%) C#
5 26 (12.50%) PHP
6 20 (9.62%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.69%) XPath
8 13 (6.25%) Ruby
9 12 (5.77%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.81%) Python
11 5 (2.40%) Perl
12 4 (1.92%) C++
12 4 (1.92%) PHP5
13 3 (1.44%) C
13 3 (1.44%) LotusScript
13 3 (1.44%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.96%) VBA
14 2 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.77%) ISEB
2 4 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.44%) Degree
3 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.58%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (21.63%) Oracle
2 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.25%) IBM
4 5 (2.40%) Zend
5 4 (1.92%) Lotus
6 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.44%) Ektron
6 3 (1.44%) Adobe
6 3 (1.44%) VMware
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco
7 2 (0.96%) Intel
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.96%) Apple
7 2 (0.96%) Software AG
7 2 (0.96%) SAP
7 2 (0.96%) Splunk
7 2 (0.96%) Imperva
7 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.48%) Altova
8 1 (0.48%) hybris
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