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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 71 55
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 38 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.48% 2.58% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 6.33% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 41
Median daily rate £350 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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 436 600 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.89% 40.71% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 448 315
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (66.13%) HTML
3 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
4 32 (51.61%) Java
5 26 (41.94%) Test Automation
6 23 (37.10%) Jenkins
6 23 (37.10%) Selenium
6 23 (37.10%) SQL
7 20 (32.26%) PHP
7 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
8 19 (30.65%) Unix
8 19 (30.65%) Python
8 19 (30.65%) WebDriver
8 19 (30.65%) Bash Shell
9 18 (29.03%) Cucumber
10 17 (27.42%) Hudson
11 16 (25.81%) BDD
11 16 (25.81%) Test Scripting
12 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (24.19%) CSS
12 15 (24.19%) SDLC
13 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (20.97%) .NET
15 12 (19.35%) Web Services
16 11 (17.74%) Windows
16 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
16 11 (17.74%) jQuery
16 11 (17.74%) JSON
17 10 (16.13%) Linux
17 10 (16.13%) SOAP

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 8 (12.90%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Confluence
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.23%) WordPress
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Force.com
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DHCP
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
1 5 (8.06%) LAN
1 5 (8.06%) VLAN
1 5 (8.06%) WAN
1 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) DB2
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.06%) MS Access
5 4 (6.45%) DataStage
5 4 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Jenkins
1 23 (37.10%) Selenium
2 19 (30.65%) WebDriver
3 18 (29.03%) Cucumber
4 17 (27.42%) Hudson
5 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.68%) JIRA
5 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.06%) JUnit
7 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.45%) JMeter
7 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.84%) Maven
9 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.23%) jMock
9 2 (3.23%) Mockito
9 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.23%) Subversion
9 2 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Tester
2 18 (29.03%) Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Automation Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) DataStage Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Project Leader
8 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) HTML
2 15 (24.19%) CSS
3 13 (20.97%) .NET
4 12 (19.35%) Web Services
5 11 (17.74%) jQuery
5 11 (17.74%) JSON
6 10 (16.13%) J2EE
6 10 (16.13%) SOAP
7 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.29%) RESTful
8 5 (8.06%) JSP
8 5 (8.06%) REST
8 5 (8.06%) Spring
9 4 (6.45%) HTML5
9 4 (6.45%) WSDL
9 4 (6.45%) XHTML
9 4 (6.45%) XSLT
10 3 (4.84%) Apache Axis
10 3 (4.84%) Google Maps API
10 3 (4.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
2 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Animation
3 1 (1.61%) BYOD
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Unix
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Test Automation
3 16 (25.81%) BDD
3 16 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 15 (24.19%) SDLC
4 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.52%) Web Development
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.29%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) ITIL
8 6 (9.68%) Open Source
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
9 5 (8.06%) Data Integration
9 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.06%) ETL
9 5 (8.06%) Information Governance
9 5 (8.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
2 32 (51.61%) Java
3 23 (37.10%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) PHP
5 19 (30.65%) Bash Shell
5 19 (30.65%) Python
6 10 (16.13%) C#
7 5 (8.06%) Delphi
8 4 (6.45%) Scala
8 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.84%) Ruby
10 2 (3.23%) Go
10 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.61%) C++
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
4 4 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) hybris
6 1 (1.61%) Magma
6 1 (1.61%) Sage
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago