Period
to 20 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 56 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing XML 15 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.78% 2.14% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.01% 8.59% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 18
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £386 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.03% -25.72% +1.96%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £240
90th Percentile £638 £575 £640
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £396 £390
% change year-on-year +8.83% +1.60% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +205.56% -68.24%

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 214 198 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.36% 24.87% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 130 291
South Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £268 £286 £290
90th Percentile £541 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.42 £35.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year -10.24% +138.30% -51.04%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +13 13 £425 +8.28% 2
Doncaster -4 1 £400 +5.96% 2
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) JSON
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) XSLT
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) Ant
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) LAN

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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (20.00%) Documentum
3 3 (20.00%) Drupal
3 3 (20.00%) FileNet
3 3 (20.00%) Liferay
3 3 (20.00%) LiveCycle
3 3 (20.00%) LiveLink
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
1 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) NAS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQLite
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) Ant
3 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (20.00%) Xcode
5 2 (13.33%) GitLab
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) Gatling
6 1 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) Mockito
6 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) JSON
2 7 (46.67%) XSLT
3 5 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Flex
5 3 (20.00%) Dojo
5 3 (20.00%) Ext JS
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
5 3 (20.00%) JSR 170
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (20.00%) WebGL
6 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (13.33%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) API Development
4 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Separation of Concerns
4 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) API Testing
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) ES6
4 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (20.00%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) NFS
1 3 (20.00%) SRDF
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Grafana
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) EMC
1 3 (20.00%) FatWire
1 3 (20.00%) Google
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) Interwoven
1 3 (20.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (20.00%) NetApp
1 3 (20.00%) OpenText
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Sencha
1 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (20.00%) Vignette
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
1 3 (20.00%) Xerox
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) hybris