Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 73 59
Rank change year-on-year -32 -14 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 60 76 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.73% 2.68% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 7.89% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 103
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £265
90th Percentile £550 £488 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £393 £384
% change year-on-year +8.28% +2.28% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year +0.61% +211.32% -68.82%

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 1,324 963 1,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.10% 33.93% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 715 998
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £538 £506 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.25
10th Percentile £15.24 - £10.97
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year +4.92% +158.47% -57.86%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -36 29 £453 +10.37% 15
Bradford -9 10 £456 +58.70% 7
Wakefield +1 5 £513 +28.13% 3
Halifax -3 2 £400 +17.65% 2
Huddersfield - 1 £325 -
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 37 (61.67%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) JSON
3 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 25 (41.67%) SOAP
5 24 (40.00%) REST
6 23 (38.33%) Docker
6 23 (38.33%) Microservices
7 21 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (31.67%) CSS
9 17 (28.33%) HTML
9 17 (28.33%) Linux
9 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
10 15 (25.00%) Oracle
10 15 (25.00%) DevOps
11 14 (23.33%) Confluence
11 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 14 (23.33%) C#
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
12 13 (21.67%) Web Services
12 13 (21.67%) JIRA
12 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (20.00%) Retail
14 11 (18.33%) Migration
14 11 (18.33%) Python
15 10 (16.67%) Windows
15 10 (16.67%) Scrum
15 10 (16.67%) Node.js
15 10 (16.67%) Open Source
16 9 (15.00%) Bitbucket

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 14 (23.33%) Confluence
2 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.33%) nginx
4 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.67%) CMS
4 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.00%) Anypoint
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) JBoss
7 1 (1.67%) Mule
7 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
1 4 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (5.00%) Exstream
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.67%) Boomi
3 4 (6.67%) Serverless
4 3 (5.00%) Force.com
4 3 (5.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Sage Pay
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) SSH
2 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 7 (11.67%) SSL
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (21.67%) JIRA
4 9 (15.00%) Bitbucket
4 9 (15.00%) Selenium
5 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (11.67%) IntelliJ
7 6 (10.00%) Ant
7 6 (10.00%) Gatling
8 4 (6.67%) git-flow
9 3 (5.00%) JUnit
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (5.00%) Subversion
9 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.33%) Maven
11 1 (1.67%) Mockito
11 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 12 (20.00%) Retail
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Magento Developer
6 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.33%) XML Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Python Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) JSON
2 25 (41.67%) SOAP
3 24 (40.00%) REST
4 19 (31.67%) CSS
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) Web Services
7 10 (16.67%) Node.js
8 8 (13.33%) OAuth
9 6 (10.00%) Play Framework
9 6 (10.00%) Visualforce
10 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.33%) Gherkin
10 5 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (8.33%) jQuery
10 5 (8.33%) Servlets
10 5 (8.33%) Spring
11 4 (6.67%) .NET
11 4 (6.67%) Ajax
11 4 (6.67%) Sass
11 4 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.33%) PKI
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.00%) Android
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Microservices
3 15 (25.00%) DevOps
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.33%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Open Source
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) Web Development
8 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Data Extraction
9 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
10 6 (10.00%) API Integration
10 6 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (8.33%) Analytics
11 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.67%) OO
12 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 6 (10.00%) Scala
5 6 (10.00%) SOQL
6 5 (8.33%) Groovy
6 5 (8.33%) Haskell
6 5 (8.33%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
7 4 (6.67%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) ES6
8 2 (3.33%) Java 8
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
1 9 (15.00%) Terraform
2 6 (10.00%) Grafana
2 6 (10.00%) Kibana
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.33%) Adobe
3 5 (8.33%) Google
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) Apigee
4 4 (6.67%) Dell
4 4 (6.67%) Informatica
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) Software AG
4 4 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.00%) OpenText
5 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.00%) Splunk
6 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.67%) PayPal
7 1 (1.67%) Telerik
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) webMethods
7 1 (1.67%) WorldPay