Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 58 43
Rank change year-on-year -30 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 72 126 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.36% 3.50% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 10.05% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 93 104
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £321 £275 £287
90th Percentile £516 £475 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £384
% change year-on-year +9.68% +0.98% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.00% +400.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +205.56% -70.00% +400.00%

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 948 1254 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.13% 34.83% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 899 907
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £519 £528 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 56 £425 +7.59% 21
Halifax +6 7 £340 +0.74% 3
Bradford +11 3 - - 3
Wakefield -5 1 £425 -
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 49 (68.06%) Java
2 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 25 (34.72%) HTML
5 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
6 20 (27.78%) JUnit
7 17 (23.61%) Oracle
7 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
8 16 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 16 (22.22%) JSON
9 15 (20.83%) PHP
9 15 (20.83%) CSS
9 15 (20.83%) BDD
10 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
10 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (18.06%) Microservices
11 13 (18.06%) SDLC
11 13 (18.06%) Linux
12 12 (16.67%) IntelliJ
12 12 (16.67%) Sun Certification
12 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (15.28%) Finance
13 11 (15.28%) TDD
13 11 (15.28%) Docker
13 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
13 11 (15.28%) Open Source
14 10 (13.89%) Scala
14 10 (13.89%) Puppet
14 10 (13.89%) Play Framework

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 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (2.78%) Mule
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.39%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.39%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SSL
2 4 (5.56%) SSH
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.78%) LDAP
3 2 (2.78%) MQTT
4 1 (1.39%) Extranet
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.39%) OLAP
6 1 (1.39%) OLTP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) JUnit
2 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.67%) IntelliJ
4 8 (11.11%) Hudson
4 8 (11.11%) Selenium
4 8 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.33%) AppVeyor
6 6 (8.33%) CircleCI
6 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.94%) JIRA
7 5 (6.94%) Maven
8 4 (5.56%) Mockito
9 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.17%) Flyway
9 3 (4.17%) Gradle
10 2 (2.78%) Firebug
10 2 (2.78%) GitLab
10 2 (2.78%) Hamcrest
10 2 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Tester
5 8 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) JSON
3 15 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (13.89%) .NET
4 10 (13.89%) Play Framework
4 10 (13.89%) SOAP
4 10 (13.89%) Spring
4 10 (13.89%) Web Services
5 8 (11.11%) Node.js
6 6 (8.33%) React
6 6 (8.33%) Redux
7 5 (6.94%) REST
7 5 (6.94%) RESTful
8 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.56%) JDBC
8 4 (5.56%) JPA
8 4 (5.56%) Kafka
9 3 (4.17%) J2EE
9 3 (4.17%) Middleware
9 3 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) DataPower
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (6.94%) Android
3 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
3 16 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 15 (20.83%) BDD
5 13 (18.06%) Microservices
5 13 (18.06%) SDLC
6 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.28%) Open Source
7 11 (15.28%) TDD
8 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.56%) Android Development
9 4 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 4 (5.56%) MVC
9 4 (5.56%) SOA
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) Java
2 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.83%) PHP
5 10 (13.89%) Scala
6 9 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) ABAP
8 1 (1.39%) ES6
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) OCP
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) GDPR
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.78%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Splunk