The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 51 45
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6  
Contract jobs citing XML 25 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.47% 3.25% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 8.94% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 26
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £468 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 425 526 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.91% 36.43% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 391 291
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Leeds

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Leeds

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Leeds

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XML.

1 38 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 37 (66.07%) HTML
3 32 (57.14%) CSS
4 29 (51.79%) Linux
5 28 (50.00%) Windows
6 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (41.07%) Python
8 21 (37.50%) DevOps
9 20 (35.71%) Java
10 18 (32.14%) Ubuntu
10 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (32.14%) Splunk
11 17 (30.36%) LDAP
11 17 (30.36%) SNMP
11 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
11 17 (30.36%) DNS
11 17 (30.36%) SMTP
12 14 (25.00%) SQL
13 13 (23.21%) Web Services
14 11 (19.64%) Scrum
15 10 (17.86%) .NET
15 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
16 9 (16.07%) PHP
16 9 (16.07%) Apache
17 8 (14.29%) SOAP
17 8 (14.29%) MySQL
18 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 7 (12.50%) J2EE
18 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
18 7 (12.50%) RESTful

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.57%) WordPress
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.79%) HipChat
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) DNS
1 17 (30.36%) LDAP
1 17 (30.36%) SMTP
1 17 (30.36%) SNMP
1 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 4 (7.14%) AMQP
3 4 (7.14%) Network Security
4 3 (5.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) Informix
5 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) MS Access
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) Selenium
3 6 (10.71%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.36%) Hudson
6 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
7 2 (3.57%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.57%) JMeter
7 2 (3.57%) jMock
7 2 (3.57%) JUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Mockito
7 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) iGaming
2 1 (1.79%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Hardware Specialist
2 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Architect
3 5 (8.93%) Splunk Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Tester
4 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) PHP Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (66.07%) HTML
2 32 (57.14%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) Web Services
4 10 (17.86%) .NET
5 8 (14.29%) SOAP
6 7 (12.50%) J2EE
6 7 (12.50%) JSON
6 7 (12.50%) RESTful
7 6 (10.71%) LAMP
7 6 (10.71%) REST
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) jQuery
8 5 (8.93%) JSP
8 5 (8.93%) Node.js
8 5 (8.93%) Spring
8 5 (8.93%) XSLT
9 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.14%) CSS3
9 4 (7.14%) Kafka
9 4 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) RIA
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Animation
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) Ubuntu
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) DevOps
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) BDD
5 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.71%) Kanban
5 6 (10.71%) Web Development
6 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.93%) MVC
6 5 (8.93%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) SDLC
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.36%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.36%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.07%) Python
3 20 (35.71%) Java
4 14 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (16.07%) PHP
6 5 (8.93%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby
8 3 (5.36%) XPath
9 2 (3.57%) C++
9 2 (3.57%) Go
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) XQuery
10 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.79%) Delphi
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Splunk
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) hybris
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Kony
6 1 (1.79%) Magma
6 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Sage
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) Temenos
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
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