Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 70 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 +23
Contract jobs citing XML 62 71 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.61% 3.13% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.23% 8.34% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 79
Leeds median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +10.40% -
10th Percentile £315 £313 £257
90th Percentile £520 £500 £543
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £375
% change year-on-year +4.55% +8.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 -

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 858 851 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.05% 37.56% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 582 721
Leeds median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £285
90th Percentile £535 £538 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +110.28% -
10th Percentile £41.00 £15.08 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -72.05%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 37 (59.68%) Java
2 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.00%) HTML
3 31 (50.00%) SQL
4 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 25 (40.32%) Test Automation
6 21 (33.87%) JUnit
7 18 (29.03%) TDD
7 18 (29.03%) BDD
8 17 (27.42%) Oracle
9 16 (25.81%) .NET
10 14 (22.58%) CSS
11 13 (20.97%) Spring
11 13 (20.97%) Scrum
11 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
12 12 (19.35%) Node.js
12 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 12 (19.35%) JSON
12 12 (19.35%) Sun Certification
13 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
13 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (16.13%) jQuery
14 10 (16.13%) PHP
14 10 (16.13%) Android
14 10 (16.13%) SDLC
15 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.52%) C#
15 9 (14.52%) SOAP
15 9 (14.52%) Linux

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 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.23%) MQTT
2 2 (3.23%) SSH
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JUnit
2 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.90%) AppVeyor
4 8 (12.90%) CircleCI
4 8 (12.90%) Selenium
5 7 (11.29%) Gradle
6 6 (9.68%) Maven
7 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.45%) Firebug
7 4 (6.45%) Hamcrest
7 4 (6.45%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.45%) JIRA
8 3 (4.84%) Appium
8 3 (4.84%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (4.84%) MSBuild
8 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.84%) Subversion
8 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.23%) GitLab
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Tester
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (25.81%) .NET
3 14 (22.58%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) Spring
5 12 (19.35%) JSON
5 12 (19.35%) Node.js
6 10 (16.13%) jQuery
7 9 (14.52%) SOAP
8 8 (12.90%) React
9 7 (11.29%) XSD
10 6 (9.68%) Redux
10 6 (9.68%) REST
10 6 (9.68%) Spring Boot
11 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.45%) JSP
11 4 (6.45%) Kafka
11 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
11 4 (6.45%) Web Services
12 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) DataPower
3 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Android
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Test Automation
3 18 (29.03%) BDD
3 18 (29.03%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Scrum
5 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
6 10 (16.13%) SDLC
7 9 (14.52%) Pair Programming
7 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Android Development
8 8 (12.90%) Microservices
8 8 (12.90%) MVC
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (9.68%) DevOps
9 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
10 5 (8.06%) Open Source
10 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 31 (50.00%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.13%) PHP
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) VB6
7 2 (3.23%) ES6
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.61%) OCP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Perforce
3 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.23%) Splunk
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Nimsoft