Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 9 December 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 83 58
Rank change year-on-year -20 -25 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 65 76 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.91% 2.51% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 8.03% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 63 93
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £275
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year - +7.59% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - £13.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,182 947 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.79% 31.31% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 706 864
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £285
90th Percentile £550 £525 £531
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.23 £14.69
% change year-on-year -27.76% +64.94% -30.06%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in West Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in West Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in West Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in West Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Leeds -21 33 £400 -5.88% 15
Bradford -13 9 £425 -10.53% 2
Wakefield +8 7 £525 +23.53% 3
Halifax -7 2 £500 +47.06% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £325 - 2
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 39 (60.00%) JSON
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) Java
4 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
5 27 (41.54%) REST
6 25 (38.46%) SOAP
7 22 (33.85%) SQL
8 21 (32.31%) Microservices
9 20 (30.77%) Docker
10 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (29.23%) C#
11 18 (27.69%) CSS
12 16 (24.62%) Web Services
12 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
12 16 (24.62%) DevOps
13 15 (23.08%) HTML
14 14 (21.54%) Oracle
14 14 (21.54%) Retail
15 13 (20.00%) Linux
15 13 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (18.46%) .NET
16 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
17 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (16.92%) Confluence
17 11 (16.92%) Windows
18 10 (15.38%) Scrum
18 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
18 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
18 10 (15.38%) Web Development
18 10 (15.38%) MongoDB

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 11 (16.92%) Confluence
2 7 (10.77%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.15%) nginx
5 3 (4.62%) Anypoint
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) CMS
6 2 (3.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.54%) JBoss
7 1 (1.54%) Mule
7 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.54%) SAS
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Magento
1 5 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (4.62%) Exstream
3 2 (3.08%) OpenCart
3 2 (3.08%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.15%) Apigee
3 4 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.15%) Boomi
3 4 (6.15%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.15%) Serverless
4 3 (4.62%) Force.com
4 3 (4.62%) SaaS
4 3 (4.62%) Sage Pay
4 3 (4.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
1 6 (9.23%) SSH
1 6 (9.23%) SSL
2 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.08%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.08%) DB2
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.85%) JIRA
4 8 (12.31%) Selenium
5 7 (10.77%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.77%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.23%) IntelliJ
6 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.69%) Ant
7 5 (7.69%) Gatling
8 4 (6.15%) git-flow
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (4.62%) Subversion
10 2 (3.08%) gulp
10 2 (3.08%) JUnit
11 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.54%) GoCD
11 1 (1.54%) Maven
11 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.54%) Retail
2 8 (12.31%) Marketing
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Integration Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Salesforce Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Scala Developer
4 5 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Azure Developer
7 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Integration Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.00%) JSON
2 27 (41.54%) REST
3 25 (38.46%) SOAP
4 18 (27.69%) CSS
5 16 (24.62%) Web Services
6 15 (23.08%) HTML
7 12 (18.46%) .NET
8 9 (13.85%) jQuery
9 6 (9.23%) OAuth
9 6 (9.23%) Play Framework
9 6 (9.23%) Visualforce
10 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.69%) Gherkin
10 5 (7.69%) Node.js
10 5 (7.69%) Sass
10 5 (7.69%) XSLT
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
11 4 (6.15%) Middleware
11 4 (6.15%) Servlets
11 4 (6.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) DataPower
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (16.92%) Windows
3 9 (13.85%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) AIX
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Microservices
3 16 (24.62%) DevOps
4 13 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.38%) Scrum
5 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 10 (15.38%) Web Development
6 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.85%) Open Source
7 8 (12.31%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Analytics
9 6 (9.23%) API Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (9.23%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (7.69%) MVC
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
10 5 (7.69%) TDD
10 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.85%) SQL
4 19 (29.23%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) PHP
5 7 (10.77%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) Apex Code
6 6 (9.23%) C++
6 6 (9.23%) Scala
6 6 (9.23%) SOQL
7 4 (6.15%) Groovy
7 4 (6.15%) Haskell
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) ES6
9 1 (1.54%) Java 8
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Terraform
2 6 (9.23%) Puppet
3 5 (7.69%) Grafana
3 5 (7.69%) Kibana
4 2 (3.08%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) Adobe
5 4 (6.15%) Dell
5 4 (6.15%) Google
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) Informatica
5 4 (6.15%) Software AG
5 4 (6.15%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.62%) OpenText
7 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.08%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.08%) Telerik
7 2 (3.08%) Trustwave
7 2 (3.08%) Workday
8 1 (1.54%) Databricks