The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 116 71 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.11% 3.36% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.30% 13.71% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 61
Average daily rate
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£338 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £364 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
634 518 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.93% 24.51% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 290 433
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.25 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XML
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
West Yorkshire +26 93 £338 +12.50% 68
South Yorkshire +8 13 £310 -11.42% 15
North Yorkshire -6 3 £271 -21.66% 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (44.84%) SQL
2 69 (30.94%) HTML
3 68 (30.49%) .NET
4 67 (30.04%) C#
5 66 (29.60%) Java
6 64 (28.70%) Oracle
7 59 (26.46%) JavaScript
8 54 (24.22%) Web Services
9 53 (23.77%) SQL Server
10 51 (22.87%) CSS
11 34 (15.25%) Finance
12 32 (14.35%) REST
13 30 (13.45%) MVC
13 30 (13.45%) Ajax
13 30 (13.45%) ASP.NET
14 29 (13.00%) SOAP
14 29 (13.00%) PL/SQL
15 28 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (12.11%) Microsoft
17 26 (11.66%) J2EE
17 26 (11.66%) jQuery
18 24 (10.76%) Spring
18 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 23 (10.31%) JSON
19 23 (10.31%) Scrum
19 23 (10.31%) Data Modelling
19 23 (10.31%) Visual Studio
19 23 (10.31%) OOP
19 23 (10.31%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.28%) IIS
3 12 (5.38%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.24%) Jetty
7 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.24%) Apache
7 5 (2.24%) CMS
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.79%) SAS
8 4 (1.79%) Confluence
9 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.90%) WordPress
10 2 (0.90%) Drupal
11 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (6.28%) MS Office
2 13 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.35%) Magento
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Zen Cart
3 2 (0.90%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.45%) Force.com
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.17%) Firewall
2 14 (6.28%) FTP
3 12 (5.38%) HTTP
4 7 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.69%) SAN
6 5 (2.24%) NAS
6 5 (2.24%) LAN
6 5 (2.24%) WAN
6 5 (2.24%) SMTP
7 4 (1.79%) Internet
8 2 (0.90%) SSH
8 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.90%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.45%) VPN
9 1 (0.45%) SSL
9 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database
7 17 (7.62%) MySQL
8 15 (6.73%) Star Schema
9 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (4.93%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
11 9 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.59%) SQLite
13 7 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (2.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (2.24%) DB2
15 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.35%) SQLPlus
15 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (10.31%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.62%) Maven
3 14 (6.28%) JUnit
3 14 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.93%) Subversion
6 9 (4.04%) JIRA
7 7 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (2.69%) Ant
9 3 (1.35%) Selenium
9 3 (1.35%) Behat
9 3 (1.35%) Xcode
10 2 (0.90%) Toad
10 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.45%) Hudson
11 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (15.25%) Finance
2 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.24%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 143 (64.13%) Developer
2 38 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.21%) Analyst
4 23 (10.31%) .NET Developer
5 17 (7.62%) Architect
6 15 (6.73%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.83%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.93%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (4.04%) Tester
9 9 (4.04%) Consultant
10 8 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.59%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.59%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Android Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (3.14%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (2.69%) Data Architect
12 6 (2.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.94%) HTML
2 68 (30.49%) .NET
3 54 (24.22%) Web Services
4 51 (22.87%) CSS
5 32 (14.35%) REST
6 30 (13.45%) Ajax
6 30 (13.45%) ASP.NET
7 29 (13.00%) SOAP
8 26 (11.66%) J2EE
8 26 (11.66%) jQuery
9 24 (10.76%) Spring
10 23 (10.31%) JSON
10 23 (10.31%) WCF
11 21 (9.42%) XSLT
11 21 (9.42%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.73%) JSP
13 13 (5.83%) Struts
14 12 (5.38%) XHTML
15 11 (4.93%) RESTful
15 11 (4.93%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.24%) NHS
3 4 (1.79%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.79%) iPad
3 4 (1.79%) iPhone
4 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.90%) Clustering
5 2 (0.90%) GIS
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) Statistics
5 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.45%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) EPoS
6 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.42%) Linux
1 21 (9.42%) Windows
2 12 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.93%) Android
4 9 (4.04%) UNIX
5 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.90%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.45%) MVC
2 23 (10.31%) Scrum
2 23 (10.31%) Data Modelling
2 23 (10.31%) OOP
3 21 (9.42%) Software Engineering
4 20 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.97%) OO
4 20 (8.97%) SOA
5 19 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (6.73%) Workflow
7 14 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.38%) Performance Improvement
9 11 (4.93%) iOS Development
9 11 (4.93%) Project Management
10 10 (4.48%) Android Development
11 9 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.04%) BDD
11 9 (4.04%) EAI
12 8 (3.59%) Data Management
12 8 (3.59%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.84%) SQL
2 67 (30.04%) C#
3 66 (29.60%) Java
4 59 (26.46%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.00%) PL/SQL
6 16 (7.17%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.17%) PHP
7 14 (6.28%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.48%) Ruby
9 8 (3.59%) C++
9 8 (3.59%) Python
9 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.14%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.79%) XQuery
11 4 (1.79%) PHP5
12 3 (1.35%) X++
12 3 (1.35%) XPath
13 2 (0.90%) VB
13 2 (0.90%) C
14 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.14%) Degree
3 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) HL7
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (2.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.04%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.90%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 64 (28.70%) Oracle
2 27 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.04%) Siebel
4 8 (3.59%) Perforce
5 5 (2.24%) Cisco
6 4 (1.79%) Adobe
6 4 (1.79%) Apple
7 3 (1.35%) Facebook
7 3 (1.35%) Twitter
7 3 (1.35%) Informatica
7 3 (1.35%) Google
8 2 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.90%) Cognos
8 2 (0.90%) JBoss
8 2 (0.90%) Trillium
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) Palantir
8 2 (0.90%) Zend
9 1 (0.45%) Sun
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £301 per annum + market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago