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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 44 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 117 105 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.01% 4.17% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.86% 13.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 41
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
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
844 775 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.89% 30.75% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 536 323
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 £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 April 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 April 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 -11 82 £375 +15.38% 45
South Yorkshire +3 18 £250 +28.20% 10
North Yorkshire +2 14 £400 +68.42% 11
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 2
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 109 (50.93%) .NET
2 102 (47.66%) SQL
3 97 (45.33%) Web Services
4 94 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (42.52%) JavaScript
6 89 (41.59%) HTML
7 79 (36.92%) C#
8 77 (35.98%) CSS
9 76 (35.51%) Java
10 71 (33.18%) SQL Server
11 67 (31.31%) ASP.NET
12 56 (26.17%) MVC
13 54 (25.23%) jQuery
14 47 (21.96%) Oracle
15 44 (20.56%) Microsoft
15 44 (20.56%) TDD
16 35 (16.36%) WCF
17 34 (15.89%) Ajax
18 33 (15.42%) Windows
19 32 (14.95%) IIS
20 31 (14.49%) SOA
21 30 (14.02%) XSLT
21 30 (14.02%) Finance
22 29 (13.55%) J2EE
22 29 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC
23 27 (12.62%) Linux
24 26 (12.15%) PHP
24 26 (12.15%) Scrum
25 25 (11.68%) Software Engineering
25 25 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (14.95%) IIS
2 23 (10.75%) JBoss
3 21 (9.81%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.81%) WebSphere
4 17 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (6.07%) Apache
6 12 (5.61%) CMS
7 10 (4.67%) SAS
8 8 (3.74%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.80%) Oracle BPEL
9 6 (2.80%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (2.34%) Moodle
10 5 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.87%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.40%) nginx
12 3 (1.40%) CMS400.NET
12 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.74%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.93%) SPSS
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.28%) Firewall
2 7 (3.27%) HTTP
3 5 (2.34%) LDAP
4 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 3 (1.40%) FTP
5 2 (0.93%) Multicast
5 2 (0.93%) NAS
5 2 (0.93%) FCoE
5 2 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.93%) SAN
5 2 (0.93%) DMZ
5 2 (0.93%) Intranet
5 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.93%) LAN
5 2 (0.93%) WAN
5 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (33.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (8.88%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.48%) MySQL
5 14 (6.54%) DB2
6 13 (6.07%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (4.67%) OLAP
9 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.74%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (3.27%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.80%) Pentaho
12 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.41%) Eclipse
3 17 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.54%) JUnit
4 14 (6.54%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.54%) Selenium
5 10 (4.67%) Subversion
5 10 (4.67%) JMeter
6 9 (4.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.27%) Sahi
8 7 (3.27%) WATIR
8 7 (3.27%) Jasmine
8 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.80%) QUnit
10 5 (2.34%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.34%) Maven
11 4 (1.87%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.40%) Ant
General
1 30 (14.02%) Finance
2 5 (2.34%) Retail
3 3 (1.40%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Automotive
4 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Local Government
5 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (59.35%) Developer
2 36 (16.82%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.36%) Analyst
4 25 (11.68%) Test Analyst
5 23 (10.75%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.41%) Web Developer
7 15 (7.01%) Designer
8 14 (6.54%) PHP Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.14%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.67%) Architect
10 10 (4.67%) QA Analyst
11 9 (4.21%) Tester
12 8 (3.74%) SOA Developer
13 7 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.27%) DBA
14 6 (2.80%) Migration Engineer
14 6 (2.80%) Applications Support
14 6 (2.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (50.93%) .NET
2 97 (45.33%) Web Services
3 89 (41.59%) HTML
4 77 (35.98%) CSS
5 67 (31.31%) ASP.NET
6 54 (25.23%) jQuery
7 35 (16.36%) WCF
8 34 (15.89%) Ajax
9 30 (14.02%) XSLT
10 29 (13.55%) J2EE
10 29 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (11.21%) SOAP
12 23 (10.75%) .NET Framework
13 21 (9.81%) Hibernate
13 21 (9.81%) REST
13 21 (9.81%) RESTful
14 19 (8.88%) JSON
15 16 (7.48%) Spring
16 15 (7.01%) XSD
17 14 (6.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.88%) Open Source
2 6 (2.80%) Smartcard
2 6 (2.80%) PKI
3 5 (2.34%) E-Learning
3 5 (2.34%) Video Editing
3 5 (2.34%) NHS
3 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.87%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.40%) Clustering
5 3 (1.40%) User Experience
5 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.93%) Replication
6 2 (0.93%) W3C
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.93%) DataPower
6 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.42%) Windows
2 27 (12.62%) Linux
3 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.80%) CentOS
5 4 (1.87%) Android
6 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.40%) UNIX
7 2 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.17%) MVC
3 44 (20.56%) TDD
4 31 (14.49%) SOA
5 26 (12.15%) Scrum
6 25 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 24 (11.21%) BDD
8 21 (9.81%) Unit Testing
8 21 (9.81%) ITIL
9 19 (8.88%) UML
9 19 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.54%) OO
10 14 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.07%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.07%) Test Automation
12 12 (5.61%) Analytics
12 12 (5.61%) OOP
13 11 (5.14%) CRM
14 10 (4.67%) Workflow
14 10 (4.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 102 (47.66%) SQL
2 91 (42.52%) JavaScript
3 79 (36.92%) C#
4 76 (35.51%) Java
5 26 (12.15%) PHP
6 21 (9.81%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.48%) XPath
8 13 (6.07%) Ruby
9 12 (5.61%) Python
9 12 (5.61%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.34%) PHP5
11 3 (1.40%) LotusScript
11 3 (1.40%) VBA
12 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) Perl
12 2 (0.93%) VBScript
13 1 (0.47%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) XQuery
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) ISEB
2 4 (1.87%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.40%) Degree
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.28%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.93%) SRDF
1 2 (0.93%) NFS
1 2 (0.93%) Xen
1 2 (0.93%) KVM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.47%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 47 (21.96%) Oracle
2 44 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.54%) IBM
4 8 (3.74%) Cisco
5 6 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.80%) Splunk
6 5 (2.34%) Zend
7 4 (1.87%) VMware
7 4 (1.87%) Intel
8 3 (1.40%) Lotus
8 3 (1.40%) Adobe
8 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.40%) Ektron
9 2 (0.93%) Imperva
9 2 (0.93%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.93%) EMC
9 2 (0.93%) SAP
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) Software AG
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago