Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 72 70
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 71 81 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.09% 2.93% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 8.01% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 85
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £369 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -2.96% +7.04%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £524 £469 £461
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year -0.61% - -

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 1,266 1,011 1,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 37.31% 36.60% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 749 957
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £308 £305 £300
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +82.22% +120.59% -74.50%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -32 49 £425 +19.30% 16
Bradford -2 7 £425 +47.83% 5
Halifax +2 6 £400 +25.00% 2
Wakefield -6 1 £350 -12.50% 3
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
Pudsey - 1 £475 - 2
XML
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) HTML
3 30 (42.25%) Java
3 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
4 28 (39.44%) JSON
5 24 (33.80%) Oracle
6 22 (30.99%) SOAP
7 21 (29.58%) Linux
8 20 (28.17%) CSS
9 19 (26.76%) REST
10 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
11 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
11 15 (21.13%) Open Source
11 15 (21.13%) Web Services
11 15 (21.13%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) Scrum
11 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
12 13 (18.31%) MySQL
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.31%) C#
13 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
14 11 (15.49%) Node.js
14 11 (15.49%) .NET
14 11 (15.49%) TDD
14 11 (15.49%) Spring
14 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (14.08%) Docker
15 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
15 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL

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 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Force.com
1 5 (7.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) GitHub
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) HTTP
2 5 (7.04%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) SSH
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
2 13 (18.31%) MySQL
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
3 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
4 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (14.08%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.82%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.41%) Adabas
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.41%) Bigtable
8 1 (1.41%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.27%) JIRA
4 7 (9.86%) Selenium
4 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.45%) IntelliJ
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (7.04%) Subversion
7 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.63%) Maven
8 3 (4.23%) AppVeyor
8 3 (4.23%) CircleCI
8 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.23%) JUnit
8 3 (4.23%) Mockito
8 3 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.82%) Gatling
9 2 (2.82%) GitLab
9 2 (2.82%) webpack
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 6 (8.45%) Architect
2 6 (8.45%) Java Architect
2 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
2 6 (8.45%) Java Solutions Architect
2 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
2 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (7.04%) Salesforce Developer
3 5 (7.04%) Tester
4 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
4 4 (5.63%) Consultant
4 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Android Developer
5 3 (4.23%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Scala Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) JSON
3 22 (30.99%) SOAP
4 20 (28.17%) CSS
5 19 (26.76%) REST
6 15 (21.13%) Web Services
7 11 (15.49%) .NET
7 11 (15.49%) Node.js
7 11 (15.49%) Spring
8 8 (11.27%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (11.27%) HTML5
9 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.04%) jQuery
10 5 (7.04%) Kafka
10 5 (7.04%) Visualforce
11 4 (5.63%) RESTful
12 3 (4.23%) Ajax
12 3 (4.23%) OAuth
12 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 8 (11.27%) Android
4 6 (8.45%) Windows
5 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
3 15 (21.13%) Open Source
3 15 (21.13%) Scrum
4 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.68%) DevOps
6 9 (12.68%) OO
6 9 (12.68%) Web Development
7 8 (11.27%) BDD
7 8 (11.27%) Decision-Making
7 8 (11.27%) Microservices
7 8 (11.27%) SOA
8 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.45%) SDLC
10 5 (7.04%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) Java
1 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) C#
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.04%) Apex Code
6 5 (7.04%) SOQL
7 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.23%) COBOL
8 3 (4.23%) JCL
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) Scala
9 2 (2.82%) Groovy
9 2 (2.82%) Haskell
9 2 (2.82%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) VB6
9 2 (2.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.41%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Docker
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.82%) Grafana
3 2 (2.82%) Kibana
3 2 (2.82%) OpenView
4 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.63%) Splunk
5 3 (4.23%) Google
5 3 (4.23%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Lotus
6 2 (2.82%) Nimsoft
6 2 (2.82%) Perforce