Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 20 57
Rank change year-on-year -32 +37 -23
Contract jobs citing XML 12 45 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.11% 8.52% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 21.03% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £300 £321 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.61% +2.80% -3.85%
10th Percentile £264 £280 £285
90th Percentile £440 £369 £539
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 229 214 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 40.32% 40.53% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 116 125
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.45% +9.73%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £220
90th Percentile £490 £438 £431
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £30.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% -18.00% -
10th Percentile £27.53 £22.68 £17.30
90th Percentile £45.60 £38.23 £46.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Leicestershire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Leicestershire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -9 8 £300 -6.61% 3
Loughborough -1 1 £400 -
XML
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) Ajax
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
6 5 (41.67%) Node.js
6 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (41.67%) MSTest
6 5 (41.67%) React
6 5 (41.67%) WCF
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) NUnit
6 5 (41.67%) CMS
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC

XML
Co-occurring 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MSTest
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) React
5 5 (41.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) ODBC
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) SVG
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Content Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) E-business
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) webMethods