Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 76 59
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 51 58 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.99% 2.74% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 6.71% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 70
Leeds median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £296
90th Percentile £525 £575 £452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,036 865 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.52% 40.94% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 625 797
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £301 £308 £300
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -61.87%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -72.80%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 21 (41.18%) Java
5 19 (37.25%) JSON
6 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
7 16 (31.37%) Scrum
8 15 (29.41%) Linux
9 14 (27.45%) CSS
9 14 (27.45%) Oracle
9 14 (27.45%) SOAP
9 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) REST
11 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
11 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (21.57%) Spring
12 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (19.61%) C#
12 10 (19.61%) MySQL
13 9 (17.65%) .NET
13 9 (17.65%) TDD
13 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
13 9 (17.65%) Open Source
14 8 (15.69%) BDD
14 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
14 8 (15.69%) Android
14 8 (15.69%) Selenium
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.69%) 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 6 (11.76%) Apache
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
2 3 (5.88%) Force.com
2 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.96%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.69%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) Gradle
4 5 (9.80%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Maven
5 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) AppVeyor
6 3 (5.88%) CircleCI
6 3 (5.88%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (5.88%) JIRA
6 3 (5.88%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.92%) Appium
7 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Java Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Java Solutions Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Tester
3 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
3 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) JSON
3 14 (27.45%) CSS
3 14 (27.45%) SOAP
4 12 (23.53%) REST
5 11 (21.57%) Spring
6 9 (17.65%) .NET
7 7 (13.73%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (13.73%) jQuery
8 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 6 (11.76%) HTML5
8 6 (11.76%) Node.js
9 5 (9.80%) Web Services
9 5 (9.80%) XSD
10 4 (7.84%) Kafka
10 4 (7.84%) XSLT
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
11 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Android
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 16 (31.37%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.65%) Open Source
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
7 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.73%) OO
7 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.76%) DevOps
8 6 (11.76%) SOA
8 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Android Development
9 5 (9.80%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Web Development
10 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 21 (41.18%) Java
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.88%) Apex Code
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) SOQL
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) VB
6 3 (5.88%) VB6
7 2 (3.92%) ES6
8 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.96%) Java 8
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Server
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.92%) OpenView
3 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.88%) Splunk
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Nimsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Perforce
4 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.96%) Google