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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 102 99 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.17% 4.46% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.72% 15.02% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 53
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £484 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
649 659 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.55% 29.68% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 371 311
Average daily rate £330 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 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
West Yorkshire +5 69 £335 -0.74% 54
South Yorkshire +8 26 £340 +4.61% 7
North Yorkshire -4 6 £330 -5.71% 12
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (53.42%) HTML
2 85 (52.80%) .NET
3 80 (49.69%) Web Services
4 77 (47.83%) C#
4 77 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 68 (42.24%) CSS
6 65 (40.37%) SQL
6 65 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (37.27%) MVC
7 60 (37.27%) ASP.NET
8 59 (36.65%) SQL Server
9 47 (29.19%) jQuery
10 45 (27.95%) Java
11 39 (24.22%) WCF
12 34 (21.12%) Oracle
13 32 (19.88%) Unit Testing
14 29 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (18.01%) SOA
15 27 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (16.15%) Software Engineering
17 25 (15.53%) J2EE
18 24 (14.91%) Finance
19 23 (14.29%) Ajax
20 21 (13.04%) TDD
20 21 (13.04%) SOAP
20 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
21 19 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 18 (11.18%) Scrum
22 18 (11.18%) T-SQL
23 17 (10.56%) PHP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (9.32%) IIS
2 14 (8.70%) CMS
3 11 (6.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.21%) Apache
5 7 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle BPEL
7 5 (3.11%) Umbraco
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.11%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (3.11%) JBoss
8 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.86%) CMS400.NET
9 3 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.24%) Moodle
10 2 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
2 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Force.com
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) Firewall
2 8 (4.97%) HTTP
3 5 (3.11%) LDAP
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
4 2 (1.24%) LAN
4 2 (1.24%) WAN
4 2 (1.24%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.24%) Multicast
4 2 (1.24%) FCoE
4 2 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.24%) NAS
4 2 (1.24%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.62%) HSPA
5 1 (0.62%) LTE
5 1 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.62%) GPRS
5 1 (0.62%) DNS
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.21%) MySQL
4 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.73%) DB2
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.11%) Pentaho
7 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.48%) MS Access
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.48%) SQLite
9 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.24%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.70%) JUnit
3 10 (6.21%) Subversion
4 9 (5.59%) JMeter
5 8 (4.97%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.35%) Selenium
7 5 (3.11%) QUnit
7 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.48%) Maven
8 4 (2.48%) Xcode
8 4 (2.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.86%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.86%) Toad
9 3 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.24%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.24%) Ant
10 2 (1.24%) JIRA
11 1 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
3 2 (1.24%) Law
3 2 (1.24%) Back Office
4 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (72.67%) Developer
2 46 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 19 (11.80%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Analyst
6 15 (9.32%) Test Analyst
6 15 (9.32%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.21%) .NET Web Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Architect
9 9 (5.59%) SOA Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Designer
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.59%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.97%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Tester
12 5 (3.11%) Mobile Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (53.42%) HTML
2 85 (52.80%) .NET
3 80 (49.69%) Web Services
4 68 (42.24%) CSS
5 60 (37.27%) ASP.NET
6 47 (29.19%) jQuery
7 39 (24.22%) WCF
8 27 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (15.53%) J2EE
10 23 (14.29%) Ajax
11 21 (13.04%) SOAP
12 17 (10.56%) .NET Framework
13 16 (9.94%) JSON
14 15 (9.32%) XSLT
14 15 (9.32%) REST
15 14 (8.70%) Hibernate
16 10 (6.21%) JPA
16 10 (6.21%) RESTful
17 9 (5.59%) WPF
17 9 (5.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.11%) Smartcard
2 5 (3.11%) PKI
3 4 (2.48%) Open Source
4 3 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.86%) User Experience
4 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.86%) GIS
5 2 (1.24%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.24%) Clustering
5 2 (1.24%) IVR
5 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) W3C
5 2 (1.24%) DataPower
5 2 (1.24%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.24%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.62%) Online Games
6 1 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Linux
2 13 (8.07%) Windows
3 11 (6.83%) UNIX
4 7 (4.35%) Android
5 6 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.11%) CentOS
7 2 (1.24%) AIX
7 2 (1.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (37.27%) MVC
3 32 (19.88%) Unit Testing
4 29 (18.01%) SOA
5 26 (16.15%) Software Engineering
6 21 (13.04%) TDD
7 18 (11.18%) Scrum
8 16 (9.94%) UML
9 12 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.83%) Test Scripting
10 11 (6.83%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.83%) CRM
11 10 (6.21%) OO
12 9 (5.59%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.97%) Waterfall
14 7 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.35%) OOP
14 7 (4.35%) Migration
14 7 (4.35%) BPEL
15 6 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.83%) C#
1 77 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 65 (40.37%) SQL
3 45 (27.95%) Java
4 18 (11.18%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.56%) PHP
6 7 (4.35%) Python
7 5 (3.11%) XPath
8 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.86%) PHP5
9 3 (1.86%) VB
9 3 (1.86%) VBA
10 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.24%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) ABAP
11 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.83%) ISEB
2 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.24%) Degree
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) NFS
1 2 (1.24%) KVM
1 2 (1.24%) SRDF
1 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.24%) Xen
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) OpenIDM
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (21.12%) Oracle
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) Cisco
4 6 (3.73%) IBM
5 5 (3.11%) Splunk
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.48%) SAP
6 4 (2.48%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.86%) Zend
7 3 (1.86%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.86%) Ektron
7 3 (1.86%) Sybase
7 3 (1.86%) Intel
8 2 (1.24%) VMware
8 2 (1.24%) RedDot
8 2 (1.24%) ATG
8 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.24%) NetApp
8 2 (1.24%) Novell
8 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
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