Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -31 +5 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 38 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.53% 2.44% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 6.11% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 60
Leeds median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £311 £274
90th Percentile £525 £488 £471
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £388 £356
% change year-on-year +16.13% +8.77% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate - - £13.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.25

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,037 851 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 41.81% 39.99% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 646 881
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £308
90th Percentile £538 £506 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £11.60
10th Percentile £16.40 - £9.60
90th Percentile £18.40 - £15.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £11.60

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for XML.

1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 17 (44.74%) JSON
5 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
5 15 (39.47%) Oracle
6 14 (36.84%) SOAP
6 14 (36.84%) REST
7 13 (34.21%) CSS
8 12 (31.58%) Relational Database
9 10 (26.32%) MySQL
9 10 (26.32%) Open Source
10 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) Unix
11 8 (21.05%) Spring
11 8 (21.05%) Marketing
11 8 (21.05%) Web Development
11 8 (21.05%) API Integration
12 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.42%) OO
12 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
13 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (15.79%) RDBMS

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 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
1 2 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Force.com
1 6 (15.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 10 (26.32%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.63%) Bigtable
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.26%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.63%) Flyway
6 1 (2.63%) GitLab
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Salesforce Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Magento Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) JSON
3 14 (36.84%) REST
3 14 (36.84%) SOAP
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) Spring
5 8 (21.05%) Web Services
6 6 (15.79%) Visualforce
7 5 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.53%) Kafka
8 4 (10.53%) Node.js
9 3 (7.89%) Ajax
10 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.26%) jQuery
10 2 (5.26%) Play Framework
10 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.26%) Sass
10 2 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) DataPower
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Open Source
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) API Integration
4 8 (21.05%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.79%) API Development
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) CRM
6 6 (15.79%) Decision-Making
6 6 (15.79%) Email Marketing
6 6 (15.79%) High Availability
6 6 (15.79%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) Microservices
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.79%) Apex Code
5 6 (15.79%) SOQL
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) ES6
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.63%) Java 8
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) GCP
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.63%) Grafana
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods