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 30 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 44 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24  
Contract jobs citing XML 12 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.66% 2.90% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.74% 10.88% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 17
Median daily rate £403 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £550 £435
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 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 155 147 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.37% 26.63% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 112 61
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 - 6 £380 -
Sheffield -8 5 £463 +68.18% 4
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) SOAP
4 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) JSON
6 8 (32.00%) JIRA
6 8 (32.00%) REST
7 7 (28.00%) Java EE
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) SOA
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) XSD
8 6 (24.00%) QA
8 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (24.00%) Confluence
8 6 (24.00%) HBase
9 5 (20.00%) Big Data
9 5 (20.00%) Apache Hive
9 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
9 5 (20.00%) MapReduce
9 5 (20.00%) RESTful
9 5 (20.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.00%) Informatica
9 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio
9 5 (20.00%) ETL

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 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FCoE
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) Multicast
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (24.00%) HBase
2 5 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) DataStage
3 4 (16.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (8.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Spark SQL
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.00%) Redis
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Mockito
4 2 (8.00%) DbUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Gradle
4 2 (8.00%) jMock
4 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) Spock
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) SOAP
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) JSON
3 8 (32.00%) REST
4 7 (28.00%) Java EE
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) XSD
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) Spring
6 5 (20.00%) WSDL
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
8 2 (8.00%) Apache Tez
8 2 (8.00%) JAXB
8 2 (8.00%) PowerMock
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
9 1 (4.00%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 5 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Go
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
7 1 (4.00%) ES6
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) HDFS
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) SRDF
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio
1 5 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Intel
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Solace
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
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