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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 33 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 121 103 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.78% 4.49% 5.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.16% 14.82% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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
705 695 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.82% 30.31% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 423 304
Average daily rate £330 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +3 86 £350 - 45
South Yorkshire +7 26 £325 - 3
North Yorkshire -9 6 £318 +41.11% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 96 (51.89%) Web Services
2 95 (51.35%) .NET
3 85 (45.95%) HTML
4 82 (44.32%) SQL
5 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (41.62%) C#
6 77 (41.62%) JavaScript
7 67 (36.22%) CSS
8 66 (35.68%) Java
9 63 (34.05%) SQL Server
10 61 (32.97%) MVC
11 58 (31.35%) ASP.NET
12 48 (25.95%) jQuery
13 40 (21.62%) WCF
14 36 (19.46%) TDD
15 35 (18.92%) Oracle
16 28 (15.14%) SOA
16 28 (15.14%) Unit Testing
16 28 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (14.59%) Ajax
18 26 (14.05%) SOAP
19 25 (13.51%) J2EE
19 25 (13.51%) Finance
20 24 (12.97%) Software Engineering
21 22 (11.89%) PHP
21 22 (11.89%) REST
22 21 (11.35%) QA
22 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
23 20 (10.81%) UML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (10.27%) IIS
2 14 (7.57%) CMS
3 12 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.41%) Apache
5 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.24%) JBoss
6 6 (3.24%) Oracle BPEL
6 6 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.24%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.16%) Node.js
9 3 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.62%) Moodle
9 3 (1.62%) CMS400.NET
9 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.08%) SPSS
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.54%) Force.com
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) Firewall
2 9 (4.86%) HTTP
3 5 (2.70%) LDAP
4 2 (1.08%) LAN
4 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 2 (1.08%) FTP
4 2 (1.08%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.08%) SAN
4 2 (1.08%) DMZ
4 2 (1.08%) NAS
4 2 (1.08%) FCoE
4 2 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.08%) Multicast
5 1 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) 3G
5 1 (0.54%) HSPA
5 1 (0.54%) LTE
5 1 (0.54%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (34.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.03%) MySQL
5 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (5.41%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.78%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.78%) DB2
9 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.24%) Pentaho
9 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.70%) SQLite
11 4 (2.16%) MS Access
11 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.11%) JUnit
3 12 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.49%) Selenium
3 12 (6.49%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.95%) Subversion
5 9 (4.86%) JMeter
6 8 (4.32%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (3.24%) WATIR
8 6 (3.24%) Sahi
8 6 (3.24%) QUnit
8 6 (3.24%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.70%) Maven
10 4 (2.16%) Xcode
10 4 (2.16%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.16%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.08%) NUnit
11 2 (1.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 25 (13.51%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 3 (1.62%) Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Back Office
4 2 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Local Government
5 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (66.49%) Developer
2 42 (22.70%) .NET Developer
3 26 (14.05%) Analyst
4 22 (11.89%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.73%) Test Analyst
5 18 (9.73%) Web Developer
6 14 (7.57%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Architect
9 11 (5.95%) PHP Developer
9 11 (5.95%) SOA Developer
9 11 (5.95%) Designer
10 9 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.86%) QA Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Tester
11 8 (4.32%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.24%) C# Web Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (51.89%) Web Services
2 95 (51.35%) .NET
3 85 (45.95%) HTML
4 67 (36.22%) CSS
5 58 (31.35%) ASP.NET
6 48 (25.95%) jQuery
7 40 (21.62%) WCF
8 28 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (14.59%) Ajax
10 26 (14.05%) SOAP
11 25 (13.51%) J2EE
12 22 (11.89%) REST
13 20 (10.81%) JSON
13 20 (10.81%) .NET Framework
14 18 (9.73%) XSLT
14 18 (9.73%) RESTful
15 16 (8.65%) Hibernate
16 14 (7.57%) XSD
17 11 (5.95%) Spring
18 10 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.65%) Open Source
2 9 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.24%) Smartcard
3 6 (3.24%) PKI
4 4 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.62%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.62%) User Experience
5 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.62%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.62%) Clustering
5 3 (1.62%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.62%) NHS
5 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.08%) W3C
6 2 (1.08%) IVR
6 2 (1.08%) GIS
6 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.08%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.27%) Windows
1 19 (10.27%) Linux
2 8 (4.32%) UNIX
3 7 (3.78%) Android
4 6 (3.24%) CentOS
4 6 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.08%) AIX
5 2 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.97%) MVC
3 36 (19.46%) TDD
4 28 (15.14%) SOA
4 28 (15.14%) Unit Testing
5 24 (12.97%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.81%) Scrum
6 20 (10.81%) UML
7 19 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.11%) BDD
9 13 (7.03%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.03%) OO
9 13 (7.03%) Data Modelling
10 12 (6.49%) CRM
10 12 (6.49%) OOP
11 11 (5.95%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.41%) Test Scripting
13 9 (4.86%) BPEL
13 9 (4.86%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.32%) SQL
2 77 (41.62%) C#
2 77 (41.62%) JavaScript
3 66 (35.68%) Java
4 22 (11.89%) PHP
5 19 (10.27%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.03%) Python
7 10 (5.41%) Ruby
8 5 (2.70%) XPath
9 4 (2.16%) PHP5
9 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.62%) VB
10 3 (1.62%) VBA
11 2 (1.08%) Perl
11 2 (1.08%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) ISEB
2 5 (2.70%) VCP4
3 3 (1.62%) Degree
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.35%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.08%) SRDF
1 2 (1.08%) NFS
1 2 (1.08%) Xen
1 2 (1.08%) KVM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.24%) OpenIDM
2 2 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 35 (18.92%) Oracle
2 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.32%) Cisco
4 7 (3.78%) IBM
5 6 (3.24%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.24%) Splunk
6 4 (2.16%) SAP
6 4 (2.16%) Zend
6 4 (2.16%) Intel
7 3 (1.62%) Sybase
7 3 (1.62%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.62%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.62%) Ektron
8 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.08%) ATG
8 2 (1.08%) Imperva
8 2 (1.08%) RedDot
8 2 (1.08%) VMware
8 2 (1.08%) DataSynapse
8 2 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £390 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago