The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 35 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2  
Contract jobs citing XML 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.85% 5.20% 6.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.20% 13.73% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 8
Median daily rate £450 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 129 102 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.91% 37.92% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Leicestershire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Leicestershire

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 24 (75.00%) C#
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) XSLT
3 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
4 7 (21.88%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) NUnit
7 4 (12.50%) Moq
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) XSD
8 3 (9.38%) XHTML
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (6.25%) SharePoint

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Moq
1 4 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) C# Developer
3 20 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 20 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (56.25%) XML Developer
4 18 (56.25%) XML XSLT Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Author
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Author
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) XSLT
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Ajax
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) SOAP
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) XHTML
5 3 (9.38%) XSD
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) LINQ
7 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) E-Commerce
1 18 (56.25%) TDD
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) System Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Web Development
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCSD
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
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