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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 41 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 123 111 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.89% 4.70% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.99% 17.24% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £254 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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
947 644 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.94% 27.24% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 402 408
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 £288 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 96 £365 +8.14% 33
North Yorkshire 0 10 £400 +37.93% 10
South Yorkshire -17 8 £443 +58.03% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 118 (54.13%) JavaScript
2 110 (50.46%) SQL
3 94 (43.12%) HTML
4 80 (36.70%) CSS
5 78 (35.78%) Java
6 71 (32.57%) .NET
6 71 (32.57%) Web Services
7 66 (30.28%) SQL Server
8 63 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (23.39%) Oracle
10 50 (22.94%) ASP.NET
11 46 (21.10%) C#
11 46 (21.10%) SOA
12 43 (19.72%) Finance
13 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
14 37 (16.97%) J2EE
14 37 (16.97%) Windows
15 36 (16.51%) T-SQL
16 32 (14.68%) TDD
17 31 (14.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 30 (13.76%) WebSphere
18 30 (13.76%) jQuery
18 30 (13.76%) PHP
18 30 (13.76%) Linux
19 29 (13.30%) XSLT
20 27 (12.39%) ITIL
20 27 (12.39%) Ajax
21 26 (11.93%) VMware
22 25 (11.47%) Scrum
23 24 (11.01%) Project Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (13.76%) WebSphere
2 23 (10.55%) CMS
2 23 (10.55%) JBoss
3 22 (10.09%) IIS
4 18 (8.26%) Apache
5 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
6 15 (6.88%) WebLogic
7 12 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 12 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (4.59%) SAS
9 8 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (2.29%) Confluence
10 5 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.83%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.83%) nginx
12 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.38%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (5.96%) MS Office
2 11 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.92%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.92%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.92%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.96%) Firewall
2 11 (5.05%) Internet
3 9 (4.13%) HTTP
4 8 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.75%) LDAP
6 4 (1.83%) SSL
7 3 (1.38%) Intranet
8 1 (0.46%) Extranet
8 1 (0.46%) FTP
8 1 (0.46%) SNMP
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.72%) MySQL
4 17 (7.80%) Oracle Database
4 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.34%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.88%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.50%) DB2
8 9 (4.13%) OLAP
8 9 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.21%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.38%) Adabas
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.92%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 22 (10.09%) JMeter
2 21 (9.63%) JUnit
3 15 (6.88%) Eclipse
4 14 (6.42%) Selenium
5 8 (3.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.21%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.21%) Maven
6 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.29%) JIRA
7 5 (2.29%) Subversion
7 5 (2.29%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.83%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.38%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.38%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.46%) Sahi
General
1 43 (19.72%) Finance
2 7 (3.21%) Retail
3 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.38%) Games
5 2 (0.92%) Automotive
5 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (49.54%) Developer
2 36 (16.51%) Analyst
3 31 (14.22%) Test Analyst
4 27 (12.39%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.72%) Consultant
6 14 (6.42%) PHP Developer
7 13 (5.96%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (4.59%) Performance Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Performance Test Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Architect
11 8 (3.67%) Technical Project Manager
11 8 (3.67%) DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Technical Manager
12 7 (3.21%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.75%) WebSphere Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Support Consultant
14 5 (2.29%) Migration Engineer
14 5 (2.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (43.12%) HTML
2 80 (36.70%) CSS
3 71 (32.57%) .NET
3 71 (32.57%) Web Services
4 50 (22.94%) ASP.NET
5 37 (16.97%) J2EE
6 30 (13.76%) jQuery
7 29 (13.30%) XSLT
8 27 (12.39%) Ajax
9 21 (9.63%) XHTML
9 21 (9.63%) SOAP
10 20 (9.17%) JSP
10 20 (9.17%) REST
10 20 (9.17%) Spring
11 19 (8.72%) Hibernate
12 18 (8.26%) RESTful
13 17 (7.80%) HTML5
14 16 (7.34%) WSDL
15 15 (6.88%) XSL
16 14 (6.42%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.29%) User Experience
2 5 (2.29%) W3C
3 4 (1.83%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.38%) APACS
4 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.38%) Social Media
4 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile Games
5 2 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.46%) IVR
6 1 (0.46%) Statistics
6 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.97%) Windows
2 30 (13.76%) Linux
3 20 (9.17%) UNIX
4 11 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.21%) AIX
6 6 (2.75%) Solaris
7 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.83%) Android
8 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.46%) zOS
9 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.10%) SOA
3 32 (14.68%) TDD
4 27 (12.39%) ITIL
5 25 (11.47%) Scrum
6 24 (11.01%) E-Commerce
6 24 (11.01%) Project Management
6 24 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (8.26%) BDD
7 18 (8.26%) PRINCE2
7 18 (8.26%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.80%) MVC
9 15 (6.88%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.88%) Test Automation
10 13 (5.96%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.50%) UML
11 12 (5.50%) Integration Testing
11 12 (5.50%) Open Source
12 11 (5.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (54.13%) JavaScript
2 110 (50.46%) SQL
3 78 (35.78%) Java
4 46 (21.10%) C#
5 36 (16.51%) T-SQL
6 30 (13.76%) PHP
7 13 (5.96%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.05%) XPath
9 9 (4.13%) Perl
10 8 (3.67%) C++
11 7 (3.21%) Python
11 7 (3.21%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.75%) VB
12 6 (2.75%) C
13 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.83%) VBA
13 4 (1.83%) PHP5
13 4 (1.83%) Ruby
14 3 (1.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (2.75%) ISEB
2 5 (2.29%) Degree
3 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) CISSP
4 2 (0.92%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (23.39%) Oracle
2 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.93%) VMware
4 24 (11.01%) IBM
5 8 (3.67%) Adobe
6 7 (3.21%) HP
6 7 (3.21%) BEA
6 7 (3.21%) ATG
6 7 (3.21%) Lotus
6 7 (3.21%) hybris
7 4 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.38%) Netezza
8 3 (1.38%) Zend
8 3 (1.38%) Novell
8 3 (1.38%) Sun
8 3 (1.38%) Sybase
8 3 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.38%) SAP
9 2 (0.92%) Kony
10 1 (0.46%) Splunk
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £315 - £340 per day + flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £430 - £450 per day + Laptop & Phone
Posted: 21 days ago