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 3 months to 22 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing XML 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.77% 2.01% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.76% 7.14% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £384 £528 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.25% +111.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.43% -10.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 116 126 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 35.69% 28.19% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 99 63
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster - 5 £390 - 3
Sheffield +4 3 £369 -30.09% 5
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) JSON
3 11 (55.00%) SOA
4 10 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) Spring
6 8 (40.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Maven
8 5 (25.00%) Java EE
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) JAXB
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) J2EE
9 4 (20.00%) JUnit
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) 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 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (5.00%) Gentran
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FCoE
1 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) Multicast
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) HBase
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) Mockito
4 2 (10.00%) DbUnit
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) jMock
4 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) Spock
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.00%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) JSON
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Java EE
5 5 (25.00%) JAXB
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) REST
8 2 (10.00%) JMS
8 2 (10.00%) Middleware
8 2 (10.00%) PowerMock
8 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) EDI
9 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
9 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
9 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SOA
3 10 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.00%) Microservices
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Go
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) ECMAScript
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) SRDF
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Solace
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO