Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 87 65
Rank change year-on-year -24 -22 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 30 54 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.27% 2.44% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 6.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 65
Leeds median daily rate £401 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +8.97% +3.31%
10th Percentile £300 £330 £275
90th Percentile £515 £525 £490
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 915 798 1,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.64% 36.01% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 623 738
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £303
90th Percentile £550 £509 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £16.48 - £12.98
90th Percentile £18.23 - £16.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) JSON
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) SOAP
5 11 (36.67%) Web Services
5 11 (36.67%) Java
5 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) REST
6 10 (33.33%) Web Development
6 10 (33.33%) CSS
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (23.33%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) Marketing
8 7 (23.33%) jQuery
9 6 (20.00%) Visualforce
9 6 (20.00%) Apex Code
9 6 (20.00%) Scrum
9 6 (20.00%) Unix
9 6 (20.00%) PHP
9 6 (20.00%) MySQL
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) SOQL
9 6 (20.00%) API Integration
10 5 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Magento
1 5 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (10.00%) Exstream
3 2 (6.67%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Force.com
1 3 (10.00%) Sage Pay
1 3 (10.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) gulp
4 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.33%) Flyway
5 1 (3.33%) GitLab
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Xcode
5 1 (3.33%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.33%) CMS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) JSON
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) SOAP
4 11 (36.67%) REST
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
5 10 (33.33%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) Visualforce
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) Sass
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
9 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (13.33%) XHTML
10 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 2 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
11 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (6.67%) Laravel
11 2 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) API Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.33%) Microservices
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) API Development
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Data Privacy
6 3 (10.00%) Email Marketing
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Apex Code
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 6 (20.00%) SOQL
6 4 (13.33%) Python
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) ES6
8 1 (3.33%) Java 8
8 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) OpenText
3 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Telerik
5 1 (3.33%) Databricks
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) PayPal
5 1 (3.33%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) webMethods
5 1 (3.33%) WorldPay