Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -30
Contract jobs citing XML 16 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.36% 3.05% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.67% 7.90% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
Sheffield median daily rate £389 £515 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +0.98% +63.20%
10th Percentile £299 £191 £319
90th Percentile £575 £645 £520
South Yorkshire median daily rate £389 £508 £510
% change year-on-year -23.40% -0.49% +63.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 150 367 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.09% 38.59% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 269 169
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £565 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +455.56% -60.44%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +244.83% -42.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Java EE
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Symantec
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) Ticket Management
7 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins

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 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (18.75%) Toad
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Protractor
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) Java EE
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
5 3 (18.75%) JAX-WS
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 2 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (6.25%) KYC
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
7 2 (12.50%) PHP 5
8 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (12.50%) MuleSoft
2 2 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow