Period
to 27 May 2020

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 6 months to 27 May 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 86 98
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 54 112 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.53% 2.51% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.98% 7.53% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 70 77
Median daily rate £401 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +5.88% +9.32%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £308
90th Percentile £600 £576 £517
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £24.10 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.14% -14.63% -
10th Percentile £21.66 £35.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £26.54 £35.00 £41.68
England median hourly rate £50.25 £48.12 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +17.35% +9.33%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 541 1,487 1,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 25.38% 33.27% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 1,031 1,132
Median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 14
Median hourly rate £23.19 £18.80 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.36% -54.15% +82.22%
10th Percentile £20.86 £14.30 £35.00
90th Percentile £26.27 £45.90 £42.11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.91 £42.27
% change year-on-year -20.30% +3.90% +3.09%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XML in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XML in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XML in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +25 49 £403 -5.29% 5
South Yorkshire +22 5 £305 -39.60%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 24 (44.44%) SOAP
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) HTML
3 19 (35.19%) Web Services
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 18 (33.33%) Oracle
4 18 (33.33%) JSON
4 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 15 (27.78%) CSS
6 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.93%) C#
7 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 14 (25.93%) Project Management
8 13 (24.07%) HTTP
8 13 (24.07%) JMS
9 11 (20.37%) JDBC
9 11 (20.37%) WSDL
9 11 (20.37%) TIBCO
9 11 (20.37%) BusinessWorks
9 11 (20.37%) Integration Testing
9 11 (20.37%) TIBCO EMS
9 11 (20.37%) XPath
9 11 (20.37%) REST
9 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.37%) Algorithms
10 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
10 10 (18.52%) Public Sector
10 10 (18.52%) RDBMS

XML
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.26%) Confluence
4 4 (7.41%) CMS
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Camtasia
2 1 (1.85%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Apigee
2 2 (3.70%) AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Stack
3 1 (1.85%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 5 (9.26%) MySQL
5 4 (7.41%) DB2
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.67%) Selenium
4 7 (12.96%) SoapUI
4 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
5 6 (11.11%) JIRA
5 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.26%) Gradle
6 5 (9.26%) Maven
6 5 (9.26%) Postman
7 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.56%) JUnit
9 2 (3.70%) Gatling
9 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.85%) JMeter
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.85%) Sikuli
10 1 (1.85%) WATIR
General
1 10 (18.52%) Public Sector
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) TIBCO Developer
3 8 (14.81%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Integration Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Communications Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) TIBCO Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) SOAP
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 19 (35.19%) Web Services
3 18 (33.33%) JSON
4 15 (27.78%) CSS
5 13 (24.07%) JMS
6 11 (20.37%) JDBC
6 11 (20.37%) REST
6 11 (20.37%) TIBCO EMS
6 11 (20.37%) WSDL
7 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 8 (14.81%) J2EE
8 8 (14.81%) Spring
8 8 (14.81%) WCF
9 7 (12.96%) RESTful
9 7 (12.96%) XSLT
10 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.26%) XML Schema
12 4 (7.41%) Ajax
12 4 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Algorithms
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Life Science
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
1 9 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Project Management
3 11 (20.37%) Integration Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.96%) Microservices
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) API Development
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.41%) Open Source
9 3 (5.56%) Content Management
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 18 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) XPath
5 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) WCAG
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Grafana
1 2 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) TIBCO
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) IBM