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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 116 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.87% 4.51% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.38% 15.81% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 79
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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
631 639 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.51% 28.55% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 385 488
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 9
Average hourly rate £31.00 £43.50 £26.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.73% +64.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +25 97 £338 +5.46% 35
South Yorkshire -10 9 £280 -20.00% 9
North Yorkshire -11 4 £290 -14.70% 17
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (46.46%) SQL
2 74 (32.74%) HTML
3 70 (30.97%) .NET
4 68 (30.09%) Java
5 66 (29.20%) C#
6 59 (26.11%) JavaScript
7 57 (25.22%) Oracle
8 56 (24.78%) SQL Server
9 54 (23.89%) CSS
10 50 (22.12%) Web Services
11 36 (15.93%) ASP.NET
12 32 (14.16%) MVC
13 31 (13.72%) Finance
13 31 (13.72%) REST
14 29 (12.83%) WCF
14 29 (12.83%) PL/SQL
15 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
16 27 (11.95%) XSLT
16 27 (11.95%) jQuery
17 26 (11.50%) J2EE
17 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (11.50%) Spring
17 26 (11.50%) Ajax
18 24 (10.62%) Software Engineering
19 23 (10.18%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (10.18%) Hibernate
19 23 (10.18%) Scrum
19 23 (10.18%) SOAP
19 23 (10.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 22 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.08%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.19%) IIS
4 9 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.10%) Apache
6 6 (2.65%) CMS
6 6 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.21%) Jetty
7 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.77%) SAS
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.77%) Confluence
9 3 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.88%) Drupal
10 2 (0.88%) WordPress
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (3.98%) MS Office
2 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.33%) Magento
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.88%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.88%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.44%) Force.com
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) Firewall
2 12 (5.31%) FTP
3 11 (4.87%) HTTP
4 7 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.65%) SAN
6 5 (2.21%) NAS
6 5 (2.21%) LAN
6 5 (2.21%) WAN
6 5 (2.21%) SMTP
7 4 (1.77%) Internet
7 4 (1.77%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
9 1 (0.44%) LDAP
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (10.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (7.96%) Oracle Database
6 17 (7.52%) Star Schema
7 16 (7.08%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.75%) MySQL
9 12 (5.31%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (4.87%) DB2
11 9 (3.98%) SQLite
11 9 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.10%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (3.10%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (2.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.33%) SQLPlus
14 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (8.41%) Maven
2 16 (7.08%) JUnit
2 16 (7.08%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.75%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.87%) Subversion
5 11 (4.87%) JIRA
6 7 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.65%) Ant
8 5 (2.21%) Selenium
9 4 (1.77%) Toad
9 4 (1.77%) Xcode
10 3 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.88%) JMeter
11 2 (0.88%) Behat
12 1 (0.44%) Hudson
12 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.21%) Retail
4 4 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 150 (66.37%) Developer
2 40 (17.70%) Java Developer
3 31 (13.72%) .NET Developer
4 29 (12.83%) Analyst
5 15 (6.64%) Test Analyst
5 15 (6.64%) Architect
6 14 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.75%) SQL Developer
8 12 (5.31%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.54%) Consultant
12 8 (3.54%) Data Architect
12 8 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Mobile Developer
13 7 (3.10%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (3.10%) iOS Developer
13 7 (3.10%) Tester
14 6 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.74%) HTML
2 70 (30.97%) .NET
3 54 (23.89%) CSS
4 50 (22.12%) Web Services
5 36 (15.93%) ASP.NET
6 31 (13.72%) REST
7 29 (12.83%) WCF
8 27 (11.95%) XSLT
8 27 (11.95%) jQuery
9 26 (11.50%) J2EE
9 26 (11.50%) Spring
9 26 (11.50%) Ajax
10 23 (10.18%) Hibernate
10 23 (10.18%) SOAP
11 22 (9.73%) JSON
12 15 (6.64%) JSP
13 14 (6.19%) XHTML
13 14 (6.19%) RESTful
14 13 (5.75%) Struts
15 11 (4.87%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.77%) GIS
3 4 (1.77%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.77%) iPhone
3 4 (1.77%) iPad
4 3 (1.33%) NHS
5 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.88%) Clustering
5 2 (0.88%) Statistics
5 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.44%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.44%) Informatics
6 1 (0.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.85%) Windows
1 20 (8.85%) Linux
2 15 (6.64%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.31%) UNIX
3 12 (5.31%) Android
4 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.16%) MVC
2 24 (10.62%) Software Engineering
3 23 (10.18%) Scrum
4 21 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (8.85%) SOA
5 20 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (8.41%) OO
6 19 (8.41%) Data Modelling
7 18 (7.96%) OOP
8 14 (6.19%) iOS Development
9 12 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.31%) Performance Improvement
10 11 (4.87%) Android Development
11 10 (4.42%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.42%) Data Management
11 10 (4.42%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.98%) Migration
13 8 (3.54%) ETL
13 8 (3.54%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.46%) SQL
2 68 (30.09%) Java
3 66 (29.20%) C#
4 59 (26.11%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.83%) PL/SQL
6 14 (6.19%) PHP
6 14 (6.19%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.98%) Ruby
9 8 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.54%) Python
10 7 (3.10%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.10%) C++
11 4 (1.77%) XQuery
12 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.33%) PHP5
12 3 (1.33%) X++
13 2 (0.88%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) C
14 1 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
1 7 (3.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.21%) ISEB
3 4 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.88%) COBIT
3 2 (0.88%) HL7
4 1 (0.44%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.88%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (25.22%) Oracle
2 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.54%) Perforce
4 5 (2.21%) Cisco
4 5 (2.21%) Adobe
5 4 (1.77%) Informatica
5 4 (1.77%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) Facebook
6 3 (1.33%) Twitter
6 3 (1.33%) Google
6 3 (1.33%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Trillium
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.88%) JBoss
7 2 (0.88%) Cognos
7 2 (0.88%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.88%) Zend
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