The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / Yorkshire
Rank 83 49 39
Rank change year-on-year -34 -10  
Contract jobs citing XML 43 99 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.02% 3.53% 4.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 11.65% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 62 76
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 717 850 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.66% 30.31% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 601 499
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
West Yorkshire -26 28 £390 +4.00% 35
South Yorkshire -1 12 £403 +46.36% 6
North Yorkshire -1 4 £325 -7.14% 4
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 51 (49.04%) Java
2 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
3 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (42.31%) HTML
5 38 (36.54%) CSS
6 34 (32.69%) Linux
7 33 (31.73%) SQL
8 31 (29.81%) Windows
9 27 (25.96%) Python
10 25 (24.04%) Web Services
11 21 (20.19%) DevOps
12 20 (19.23%) .NET
13 18 (17.31%) SOAP
13 18 (17.31%) Ubuntu
13 18 (17.31%) JSON
13 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (17.31%) Splunk
14 17 (16.35%) LDAP
14 17 (16.35%) SMTP
14 17 (16.35%) SNMP
14 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
14 17 (16.35%) DNS
15 16 (15.38%) Java EE
16 15 (14.42%) Scrum
17 14 (13.46%) XSLT
18 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 13 (12.50%) J2EE
18 13 (12.50%) JIRA
18 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
19 12 (11.54%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (9.62%) Apache
1 10 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.65%) Confluence
2 9 (8.65%) SAS
3 6 (5.77%) Anypoint
3 6 (5.77%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) Mule
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.81%) CMS
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.85%) WordPress
6 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.96%) nginx
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.96%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.96%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) DNS
1 17 (16.35%) LDAP
1 17 (16.35%) SMTP
1 17 (16.35%) SNMP
1 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.77%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) AMQP
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 4 (3.85%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) SMS
5 1 (0.96%) FCoE
5 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.96%) LAN
5 1 (0.96%) Multicast
5 1 (0.96%) NAS
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.77%) HBase
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.81%) Big Data
4 5 (4.81%) DataStage
4 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.85%) Data Lake
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.92%) Informix
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.92%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 13 (12.50%) JIRA
2 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.73%) Selenium
3 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.77%) Maven
5 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.85%) JUnit
5 4 (3.85%) Mockito
5 4 (3.85%) Subversion
5 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.88%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.88%) Robot Framework
6 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.92%) Gatling
7 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.92%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (8.65%) Banking
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) iGaming
3 1 (0.96%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (5.77%) Integration Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (4.81%) Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) Big Data Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Splunk Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Tester
8 3 (2.88%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (2.88%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.31%) HTML
2 38 (36.54%) CSS
3 25 (24.04%) Web Services
4 20 (19.23%) .NET
5 18 (17.31%) JSON
5 18 (17.31%) SOAP
6 16 (15.38%) Java EE
7 14 (13.46%) XSLT
8 13 (12.50%) J2EE
9 12 (11.54%) REST
9 12 (11.54%) RESTful
10 11 (10.58%) Spring
11 10 (9.62%) HTML5
12 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.69%) jQuery
13 8 (7.69%) Node.js
13 8 (7.69%) WSDL
14 7 (6.73%) LAMP
14 7 (6.73%) XSD
15 6 (5.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) User Experience
2 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) RIA
4 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.96%) Animation
4 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) iPad
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.96%) W3C
4 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Linux
2 31 (29.81%) Windows
3 18 (17.31%) Ubuntu
3 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.58%) Unix
5 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.85%) CentOS
7 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.96%) Solaris
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.19%) DevOps
3 15 (14.42%) Scrum
4 11 (10.58%) SOA
5 10 (9.62%) Open Source
6 9 (8.65%) BDD
6 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.65%) Web Development
7 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.69%) MVC
7 8 (7.69%) OO
7 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.69%) TDD
8 7 (6.73%) Kanban
9 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.77%) ETL
9 6 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 6 (5.77%) SDLC
9 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.04%) Java
2 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
3 33 (31.73%) SQL
4 27 (25.96%) Python
5 11 (10.58%) C#
6 10 (9.62%) PHP
7 6 (5.77%) XPath
8 4 (3.85%) C++
8 4 (3.85%) Ruby
9 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.88%) Perl
9 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.88%) XQuery
10 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.92%) Go
10 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.92%) Scala
11 1 (0.96%) Delphi
11 1 (0.96%) ES6
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
3 3 (2.88%) HNC
4 2 (1.92%) ISEB
4 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) FATCA
4 1 (0.96%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) HDFS
1 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) KVM
3 1 (0.96%) NFS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.96%) SRDF
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Splunk
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.73%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.81%) Ab Initio
5 5 (4.81%) Informatica
6 4 (3.85%) Adobe
6 4 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco
8 1 (0.96%) hybris
8 1 (0.96%) Kony
8 1 (0.96%) Magma
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.96%) Solace
8 1 (0.96%) Temenos
8 1 (0.96%) Twitter
8 1 (0.96%) Zend
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