Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 20 January 2019 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 21 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.27% 2.29% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 9.95% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 21
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £393 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.02% -25.24% +75.00%
10th Percentile £351 £292 £275
90th Percentile £638 £575 £688
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.66% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +2.47% +200.00% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 278 191 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 29.99% 22.98% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 128 292
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% -
10th Percentile £281 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £574
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.19 - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -5.00% +169.09% -29.21%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in South Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in South Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in South Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in South Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Sheffield +2 20 £500 +27.39% 9
Doncaster - 1 £400 - 1
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) JSON
4 11 (52.38%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) XSLT
6 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
7 7 (33.33%) REST
7 7 (33.33%) Unix
7 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (23.81%) RESTful
9 5 (23.81%) PaaS
9 5 (23.81%) IaaS
9 5 (23.81%) Spring
9 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 5 (23.81%) .NET
9 5 (23.81%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Clustering
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (19.05%) HTTP
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) Tomcat

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.76%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) IaaS
2 5 (23.81%) PaaS
3 4 (19.05%) SaaS
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (14.29%) GitHub
4 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.76%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
5 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Author
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) JSON
2 8 (38.10%) XSLT
3 7 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) Java EE
6 3 (14.29%) JAX-RS
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) API Development
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) AOP
3 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Separation of Concerns
3 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Single Responsibility Principle
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Microservices
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) ES6
6 3 (14.29%) XPath
7 2 (9.52%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) NFS
1 3 (14.29%) SRDF
1 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 3 (14.29%) NetApp
3 3 (14.29%) VMware