Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 34 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -30
Contract jobs citing XML 6 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 2.90% 1.36% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 5.80% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Bradford median daily rate £288 £313 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -11.97% +4.80%
10th Percentile £266 £287 £322
90th Percentile £299 £359 £384
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 44 69 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 21.26% 23.39% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 40
Bradford median daily rate £480 £450 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +31.39% -0.72%
10th Percentile £303 £228 £255
90th Percentile £588 £528 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bradford median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £10.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -74.50% +162.30%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Bradford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Bradford

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (33.33%) OLTP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Extranet
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WF
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Extranet
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) OLAP
1 2 (33.33%) OLTP
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WF
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) B2C
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft