Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 65 54
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 56 86 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.47% 3.31% 3.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.96% 8.60% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 82
Leeds median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £350 £275 £300
90th Percentile £525 £498 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% +400.00%

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 805 1000 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.57% 38.48% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 719 760
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

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 November 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 21 November 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 45 (80.36%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) HTML
4 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 17 (30.36%) PHP
7 17 (30.36%) JUnit
8 16 (28.57%) BDD
9 15 (26.79%) JSON
9 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
9 15 (26.79%) Oracle
10 14 (25.00%) CSS
10 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (25.00%) SDLC
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
11 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 12 (21.43%) Microservices
13 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
13 11 (19.64%) Open Source
13 11 (19.64%) Sun Certification
13 11 (19.64%) Python
13 11 (19.64%) IntelliJ
14 10 (17.86%) Unix
14 10 (17.86%) TDD
14 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
14 10 (17.86%) Scala
14 10 (17.86%) Selenium

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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
1 1 (1.79%) Jupyter
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.57%) MQTT
1 2 (3.57%) SSH
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) JUnit
2 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.64%) IntelliJ
4 10 (17.86%) Hudson
4 10 (17.86%) Selenium
4 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
6 6 (10.71%) AppVeyor
6 6 (10.71%) CircleCI
7 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.14%) JIRA
9 3 (5.36%) Gradle
9 3 (5.36%) Maven
9 3 (5.36%) Mockito
10 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.57%) Firebug
10 2 (3.57%) Flyway
10 2 (3.57%) Hamcrest
10 2 (3.57%) Subversion
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Scala Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.36%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) CRM Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 15 (26.79%) JSON
3 14 (25.00%) CSS
4 10 (17.86%) Play Framework
5 9 (16.07%) .NET
6 8 (14.29%) Spring
7 7 (12.50%) Node.js
8 6 (10.71%) React
8 6 (10.71%) Redux
8 6 (10.71%) SOAP
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
9 4 (7.14%) RESTful
10 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.36%) JPA
10 3 (5.36%) jQuery
10 3 (5.36%) Middleware
10 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.36%) WSDL
10 3 (5.36%) XSD
11 2 (3.57%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) DataPower
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) BDD
4 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
5 14 (25.00%) SDLC
6 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.43%) Microservices
7 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (19.64%) Open Source
9 10 (17.86%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.14%) Android Development
11 4 (7.14%) iOS Development
11 4 (7.14%) MVC
12 3 (5.36%) BPMN
12 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.36%) CRM
12 3 (5.36%) Scrum
12 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) PHP
5 11 (19.64%) Python
6 10 (17.86%) Scala
7 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.79%) OCP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk