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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 124 73 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.32% 3.45% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.08% 13.88% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 66
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
650 526 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.87% 24.89% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 298 442
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £391 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +105.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 28 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 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 +26 100 £338 +12.50% 53
South Yorkshire +7 14 £280 -6.66% 16
North Yorkshire -7 3 £271 -17.80% 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 105 (45.65%) SQL
2 74 (32.17%) HTML
3 72 (31.30%) .NET
4 70 (30.43%) C#
5 69 (30.00%) Java
6 63 (27.39%) Oracle
7 62 (26.96%) JavaScript
8 57 (24.78%) SQL Server
9 55 (23.91%) Web Services
10 54 (23.48%) CSS
11 33 (14.35%) Finance
12 32 (13.91%) ASP.NET
12 32 (13.91%) REST
13 31 (13.48%) MVC
14 30 (13.04%) Ajax
14 30 (13.04%) SOAP
15 29 (12.61%) PL/SQL
15 29 (12.61%) Microsoft
16 28 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (11.74%) J2EE
17 27 (11.74%) jQuery
18 25 (10.87%) WCF
19 24 (10.43%) Visual Studio
19 24 (10.43%) OOP
19 24 (10.43%) Spring
19 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (10.43%) JSON
20 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 23 (10.00%) Software Engineering
20 23 (10.00%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.09%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.09%) IIS
3 11 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.61%) CMS
5 6 (2.61%) Apache
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.17%) Jetty
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.74%) SAS
7 4 (1.74%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) WordPress
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.87%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.65%) MS Office
2 11 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) Magento
3 2 (0.87%) Zen Cart
3 2 (0.87%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.43%) Force.com
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.96%) Firewall
2 14 (6.09%) FTP
3 13 (5.65%) HTTP
4 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.61%) SAN
6 5 (2.17%) Internet
6 5 (2.17%) NAS
6 5 (2.17%) LAN
6 5 (2.17%) WAN
6 5 (2.17%) SMTP
7 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.87%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.87%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) LDAP
8 1 (0.43%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (7.83%) Oracle Database
7 17 (7.39%) MySQL
8 15 (6.52%) Star Schema
9 12 (5.22%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (4.78%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.48%) SQLite
13 7 (3.04%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (3.04%) DB2
14 5 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.39%) Maven
3 15 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.52%) JUnit
4 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.78%) Subversion
6 9 (3.91%) JIRA
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (2.61%) Ant
9 4 (1.74%) Selenium
10 3 (1.30%) Behat
10 3 (1.30%) Xcode
11 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.87%) Toad
12 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.43%) WebSpeed
12 1 (0.43%) JMeter
12 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (14.35%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (65.22%) Developer
2 39 (16.96%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.74%) .NET Developer
4 26 (11.30%) Analyst
5 17 (7.39%) Architect
6 16 (6.96%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.65%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.91%) Tester
10 9 (3.91%) Consultant
10 9 (3.91%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Android Developer
12 7 (3.04%) iOS Developer
12 7 (3.04%) Data Architect
12 7 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.61%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (2.61%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.17%) HTML
2 72 (31.30%) .NET
3 55 (23.91%) Web Services
4 54 (23.48%) CSS
5 32 (13.91%) ASP.NET
5 32 (13.91%) REST
6 30 (13.04%) Ajax
6 30 (13.04%) SOAP
7 27 (11.74%) J2EE
7 27 (11.74%) jQuery
8 25 (10.87%) WCF
9 24 (10.43%) Spring
9 24 (10.43%) JSON
10 23 (10.00%) XSLT
11 21 (9.13%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.52%) JSP
13 13 (5.65%) XHTML
13 13 (5.65%) Struts
14 12 (5.22%) RESTful
15 11 (4.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.17%) NHS
3 4 (1.74%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.74%) iPhone
3 4 (1.74%) iPad
4 3 (1.30%) GIS
5 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.87%) Clustering
5 2 (0.87%) Statistics
5 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.43%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Informatics
6 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.13%) Windows
1 21 (9.13%) Linux
2 13 (5.65%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.22%) Android
4 9 (3.91%) UNIX
5 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.74%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.87%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) AIX
8 1 (0.43%) HPUX
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.48%) MVC
2 24 (10.43%) OOP
3 23 (10.00%) Scrum
3 23 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 22 (9.57%) OO
4 22 (9.57%) Data Modelling
5 21 (9.13%) SOA
5 21 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.65%) Workflow
9 12 (5.22%) Performance Improvement
9 12 (5.22%) iOS Development
10 11 (4.78%) Android Development
11 9 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.91%) BDD
11 9 (3.91%) Data Management
11 9 (3.91%) Project Management
12 7 (3.04%) Migration
12 7 (3.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (45.65%) SQL
2 70 (30.43%) C#
3 69 (30.00%) Java
4 62 (26.96%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.61%) PL/SQL
6 18 (7.83%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.96%) PHP
8 14 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.35%) Ruby
10 8 (3.48%) C++
10 8 (3.48%) Python
10 8 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.04%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.74%) XQuery
12 4 (1.74%) PHP5
13 3 (1.30%) XPath
13 3 (1.30%) X++
14 2 (0.87%) VB
14 2 (0.87%) C
15 1 (0.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.04%) Degree
3 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.17%) QA
3 3 (1.30%) HL7
4 2 (0.87%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.04%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.87%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 63 (27.39%) Oracle
2 29 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.48%) Perforce
4 7 (3.04%) Siebel
5 5 (2.17%) Cisco
6 4 (1.74%) Apple
6 4 (1.74%) Adobe
7 3 (1.30%) Informatica
7 3 (1.30%) JBoss
7 3 (1.30%) Google
7 3 (1.30%) Facebook
7 3 (1.30%) Twitter
8 2 (0.87%) Palantir
8 2 (0.87%) Trillium
8 2 (0.87%) Zend
8 2 (0.87%) Cognos
8 2 (0.87%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 - £400.00 per annum
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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