Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -25
Contract jobs citing XML 18 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.20% 2.87% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.65% 8.02% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £389 £508 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% -0.49% +63.86%
10th Percentile £299 £207 £319
90th Percentile £575 £630 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +205.56% -70.00% +400.00%

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 169 424 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.63% 35.75% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 306 188
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £274
90th Percentile £578 £563 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +244.83% -42.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Sheffield 0 16 £389 -24.51%
XML
Yorkshire

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

1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) Java EE
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) JBoss
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) JAX-WS
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling

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 5 (27.78%) JBoss
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Protractor
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Java EE
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) JAX-WS
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 2 (11.11%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Ticket Management
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) PHP 5
8 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow