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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 51 27 51
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing XML 103 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.53% 5.03% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.88% 16.74% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
742 687 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.45% 30.03% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 421 312
Average daily rate £330 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -20 79 £375 +9.48% 48
South Yorkshire -25 6 £325 +16.07% 9
North Yorkshire -4 4 £325 +11.11% 14
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (48.44%) SQL
2 93 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 92 (40.89%) Java
3 92 (40.89%) Web Services
4 91 (40.44%) HTML
5 85 (37.78%) .NET
6 75 (33.33%) CSS
6 75 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (27.11%) SQL Server
8 54 (24.00%) Oracle
9 50 (22.22%) C#
10 48 (21.33%) ASP.NET
11 46 (20.44%) TDD
12 44 (19.56%) Finance
13 40 (17.78%) jQuery
14 39 (17.33%) Microsoft
15 37 (16.44%) Windows
16 36 (16.00%) MVC
17 33 (14.67%) BDD
18 31 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (13.78%) Project Management
18 31 (13.78%) PHP
19 30 (13.33%) ITIL
20 29 (12.89%) Linux
20 29 (12.89%) XSLT
20 29 (12.89%) IIS
20 29 (12.89%) RESTful
21 27 (12.00%) Ajax
22 26 (11.56%) SOA
23 25 (11.11%) QA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (12.89%) IIS
2 24 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 23 (10.22%) JBoss
4 19 (8.44%) SharePoint
5 16 (7.11%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (7.11%) CMS
6 14 (6.22%) Apache
7 12 (5.33%) SAS
8 9 (4.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.22%) Moodle
9 5 (2.22%) Confluence
10 4 (1.78%) nginx
10 4 (1.78%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.33%) CICS
11 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Office
2 8 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) SPSS
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.78%) Firewall
2 11 (4.89%) Internet
3 7 (3.11%) LDAP
4 5 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.78%) HTTP
6 3 (1.33%) FTP
6 3 (1.33%) SSL
7 2 (0.89%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) DMZ
8 1 (0.44%) DNS
8 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 22 (9.78%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.11%) MySQL
6 15 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (6.67%) DB2
7 12 (5.33%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.44%) OLAP
9 10 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.11%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.78%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.33%) Adabas
12 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.89%) MOLAP
13 2 (0.89%) SQLite
13 2 (0.89%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (9.33%) Eclipse
2 15 (6.67%) JUnit
2 15 (6.67%) Selenium
3 12 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.33%) HP UFT
4 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.56%) Sahi
6 8 (3.56%) WATIR
7 7 (3.11%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.22%) JMeter
8 5 (2.22%) Subversion
8 5 (2.22%) Maven
8 5 (2.22%) JIRA
9 4 (1.78%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.33%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.33%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.33%) Ant
General
1 44 (19.56%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Retail
3 3 (1.33%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Local Government
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.89%) Automotive
4 2 (0.89%) Games
4 2 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (50.67%) Developer
2 35 (15.56%) Analyst
3 25 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.67%) Test Analyst
5 20 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 18 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.33%) PHP Developer
7 12 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.44%) Architect
8 10 (4.44%) Consultant
9 9 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.00%) QA Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) Designer
10 8 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.56%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.56%) DBA
10 8 (3.56%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (3.56%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (2.67%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (40.89%) Web Services
2 91 (40.44%) HTML
3 85 (37.78%) .NET
4 75 (33.33%) CSS
5 48 (21.33%) ASP.NET
6 40 (17.78%) jQuery
7 29 (12.89%) RESTful
7 29 (12.89%) XSLT
8 27 (12.00%) Ajax
9 23 (10.22%) SOAP
10 22 (9.78%) J2EE
11 21 (9.33%) Spring
12 20 (8.89%) Hibernate
13 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (8.00%) REST
14 17 (7.56%) WCF
14 17 (7.56%) JSP
15 15 (6.67%) .NET Framework
16 13 (5.78%) Servlets
16 13 (5.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.11%) W3C
3 5 (2.22%) E-Learning
3 5 (2.22%) NHS
3 5 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.22%) Video Editing
4 4 (1.78%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.78%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.33%) APACS
5 3 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.89%) DataPower
6 2 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.44%) Windows
2 29 (12.89%) Linux
3 11 (4.89%) UNIX
4 7 (3.11%) AIX
4 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.22%) Android
6 4 (1.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) HPUX
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.44%) TDD
3 36 (16.00%) MVC
4 33 (14.67%) BDD
5 31 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.78%) Project Management
6 30 (13.33%) ITIL
7 26 (11.56%) SOA
8 25 (11.11%) Open Source
9 24 (10.67%) Test Automation
10 22 (9.78%) PRINCE2
10 22 (9.78%) Scrum
11 21 (9.33%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.56%) UML
12 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 15 (6.67%) SDLC
14 13 (5.78%) Analytics
14 13 (5.78%) OO
15 11 (4.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (48.44%) SQL
2 93 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 92 (40.89%) Java
4 50 (22.22%) C#
5 31 (13.78%) PHP
6 20 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.22%) Ruby
7 14 (6.22%) XPath
8 12 (5.33%) Python
9 11 (4.89%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.44%) Perl
11 6 (2.67%) C++
12 5 (2.22%) C
12 5 (2.22%) PHP5
13 4 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.33%) VBA
14 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.33%) COBOL
14 3 (1.33%) Groovy
14 3 (1.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.11%) ISEB
2 5 (2.22%) Degree
3 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.89%) CISSP
4 2 (0.89%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 54 (24.00%) Oracle
2 39 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.44%) IBM
4 10 (4.44%) VMware
5 6 (2.67%) HP
6 5 (2.22%) Lotus
6 5 (2.22%) Zend
7 4 (1.78%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.78%) SAP
8 3 (1.33%) Sybase
8 3 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.33%) Adobe
8 3 (1.33%) Sun
8 3 (1.33%) Ektron
8 3 (1.33%) Novell
9 2 (0.89%) Splunk
9 2 (0.89%) Imperva
9 2 (0.89%) Netezza
9 2 (0.89%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
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