The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 29 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.

XML
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 39 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15  
Contract jobs citing XML 5 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.37% 3.61% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 13.91% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £463 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.18% -38.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £238 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 135 115 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 37.09% 25.96% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Sheffield

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
4 6 (35.29%) Confluence
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) XSD
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) HBase
5 5 (29.41%) Big Data
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
5 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
5 5 (29.41%) Informatica
5 5 (29.41%) WSDL
5 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 5 (29.41%) SAS
5 5 (29.41%) DataStage
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
5 5 (29.41%) Java EE
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (35.29%) Confluence
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (29.41%) SAS
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FCoE
1 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Multicast
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
1 6 (35.29%) HBase
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 5 (29.41%) DataStage
3 4 (23.53%) Data Lake
4 2 (11.76%) Pentaho
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Spark SQL
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Redis
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) Mockito
4 2 (11.76%) DbUnit
4 2 (11.76%) jMock
4 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Spock
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) REST
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) XSD
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Java EE
3 5 (29.41%) WSDL
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Tez
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) PowerMock
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.88%) JDBC
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
2 5 (29.41%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) Go
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (11.76%) Scala
7 1 (5.88%) ECMAScript
7 1 (5.88%) ES6
7 1 (5.88%) Korn
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) HDFS
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) SRDF
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio
1 5 (29.41%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Solace
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
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