Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 90 89 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.79% 2.99% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.60% 8.89% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 91
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +203.70% - -

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 1,046 1,001 1,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.39% 33.60% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 693 864
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.64% +9.21%
10th Percentile £275 £284 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -72.05%
10th Percentile £41.00 £15.08 £9.60
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £45.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £14.87 £32.50
% change year-on-year +175.82% -54.26% -18.75%

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 February 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 February 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 -13 62 £425 - 22
Halifax +6 8 £438 +25.00% 5
Bradford +4 7 £425 +6.18% 1
Wakefield -7 2 £425 - 2
Pudsey -1 1 £475 -24.00%
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 47 (52.22%) Java
1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) SQL
3 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 35 (38.89%) HTML
4 28 (31.11%) Test Automation
5 27 (30.00%) TDD
6 23 (25.56%) BDD
6 23 (25.56%) .NET
6 23 (25.56%) Oracle
7 22 (24.44%) JUnit
8 18 (20.00%) CSS
8 18 (20.00%) SOAP
9 17 (18.89%) Web Services
9 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
9 17 (18.89%) Spring
9 17 (18.89%) JSON
10 16 (17.78%) C#
11 15 (16.67%) Scrum
11 15 (16.67%) Android
11 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 14 (15.56%) REST
12 14 (15.56%) Node.js
12 14 (15.56%) MVC
13 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.44%) jQuery
13 13 (14.44%) Unit Testing
14 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
14 12 (13.33%) Apple iOS
14 12 (13.33%) Sun Certification

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 5 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.22%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (1.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) GitHub
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Force.com
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
1 5 (5.56%) SSL
2 4 (4.44%) SSH
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) HTTP
3 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.22%) MQTT
5 1 (1.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.00%) MySQL
4 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.33%) Adabas
7 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.11%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) JUnit
2 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.89%) AppVeyor
4 8 (8.89%) CircleCI
4 8 (8.89%) Maven
4 8 (8.89%) Selenium
4 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.78%) Gradle
6 5 (5.56%) JIRA
6 5 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.44%) Firebug
7 4 (4.44%) Hamcrest
7 4 (4.44%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Tester
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) HTML
2 23 (25.56%) .NET
3 18 (20.00%) CSS
3 18 (20.00%) SOAP
4 17 (18.89%) JSON
4 17 (18.89%) Spring
4 17 (18.89%) Web Services
5 14 (15.56%) Node.js
5 14 (15.56%) REST
6 13 (14.44%) jQuery
7 8 (8.89%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.89%) React
8 7 (7.78%) XSD
9 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.67%) Kafka
9 6 (6.67%) Redux
9 6 (6.67%) RESTful
9 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
10 5 (5.56%) XSLT
11 4 (4.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.44%) DataPower
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Android
2 12 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) Test Automation
3 27 (30.00%) TDD
4 23 (25.56%) BDD
5 15 (16.67%) Scrum
6 14 (15.56%) MVC
7 13 (14.44%) Unit Testing
8 12 (13.33%) DevOps
8 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 11 (12.22%) SDLC
9 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.11%) Microservices
11 9 (10.00%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.00%) SOA
12 8 (8.89%) Android Development
12 8 (8.89%) iOS Development
12 8 (8.89%) OO
12 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) Java
2 41 (45.56%) SQL
3 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.78%) C#
5 10 (11.11%) PHP
6 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.67%) VB
6 6 (6.67%) VB6
7 4 (4.44%) ES6
8 3 (3.33%) COBOL
8 3 (3.33%) JCL
8 3 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) ABAP
9 2 (2.22%) LotusScript
9 2 (2.22%) NATURAL
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.11%) OCP
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) GDPR
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.11%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.56%) IBM
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.22%) Lotus
6 2 (2.22%) Perforce
6 2 (2.22%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Splunk
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Nimsoft
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.11%) Workday