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 3 months to 25 June 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing XML 53 57 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.76% 2.82% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.11% 8.01% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 46
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 524 712 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.16% 35.23% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 515 381
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Leeds +17 36 £350 -7.89% 17
Bradford +13 6 £288 -20.68% 1
Halifax +5 5 £330 -14.83% 5
Wakefield - 5 £400 -
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (55.56%) HTML
3 42 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 39 (48.15%) Java
5 28 (34.57%) SQL
6 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
7 22 (27.16%) Selenium
7 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
7 22 (27.16%) Jenkins
8 19 (23.46%) PHP
9 18 (22.22%) Unix
9 18 (22.22%) Python
9 18 (22.22%) WebDriver
9 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 18 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 17 (20.99%) Cucumber
10 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (20.99%) CSS
11 16 (19.75%) Hudson
12 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (18.52%) .NET
12 15 (18.52%) BDD
13 14 (17.28%) Tomcat
13 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.28%) SDLC
14 13 (16.05%) Web Services
15 12 (14.81%) SOAP
15 12 (14.81%) Finance
15 12 (14.81%) jQuery
16 11 (13.58%) Windows

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 (17.28%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.88%) Anypoint
2 8 (9.88%) IIS
2 8 (9.88%) Mule
3 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) Mule ESB
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Confluence
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.47%) WordPress
7 1 (1.23%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.23%) SAS
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.23%) HipChat
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Force.com
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) DHCP
2 5 (6.17%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) LAN
2 5 (6.17%) VLAN
2 5 (6.17%) WAN
2 5 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.47%) Extranet
4 2 (2.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 7 (8.64%) DB2
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.17%) MS Access
5 4 (4.94%) DataStage
5 4 (4.94%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (4.94%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.47%) OLAP
7 2 (2.47%) OLTP
7 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Jenkins
1 22 (27.16%) Selenium
2 18 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 17 (20.99%) Cucumber
4 16 (19.75%) Hudson
5 7 (8.64%) JIRA
6 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (6.17%) JUnit
7 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.94%) JMeter
9 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.70%) Maven
10 2 (2.47%) DbUnit
10 2 (2.47%) jMock
10 2 (2.47%) Mockito
10 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.47%) Subversion
10 2 (2.47%) Toad
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Tester
3 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Automation Tester
4 8 (9.88%) Integration Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (8.64%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) DataStage Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Project Leader
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (55.56%) HTML
2 17 (20.99%) CSS
3 15 (18.52%) .NET
4 13 (16.05%) Web Services
5 12 (14.81%) jQuery
5 12 (14.81%) SOAP
6 11 (13.58%) J2EE
7 10 (12.35%) JSON
8 8 (9.88%) Java EE
9 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.64%) REST
9 7 (8.64%) RESTful
10 6 (7.41%) Spring
11 5 (6.17%) HTML5
11 5 (6.17%) JSP
11 5 (6.17%) XSL
12 4 (4.94%) WSDL
12 4 (4.94%) XHTML
12 4 (4.94%) XSLT
13 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.47%) iPad
2 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.23%) Animation
3 1 (1.23%) BYOD
3 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.23%) iPhone
3 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Unix
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
3 18 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.52%) BDD
6 14 (17.28%) SDLC
7 9 (11.11%) Web Development
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.64%) MVC
9 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.41%) ETL
10 6 (7.41%) ITIL
10 6 (7.41%) Project Management
10 6 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (6.17%) Change Management
11 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
11 5 (6.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 39 (48.15%) Java
3 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) PHP
5 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 18 (22.22%) Python
6 10 (12.35%) C#
7 5 (6.17%) Delphi
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 3 (3.70%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) Go
10 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.23%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) ISEB
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) MuleSoft
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) SAP
5 4 (4.94%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) hybris
7 1 (1.23%) Magma
7 1 (1.23%) Sage
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago