Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 87 67
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 101 108 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.06% 2.55% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.93% 7.44% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 130
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £384 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.01% +0.33% +2.00%
10th Percentile £299 £308 £281
90th Percentile £550 £504 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +211.32% -68.82%
10th Percentile £39.75 £40.63 £12.83
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.88 £13.48
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +18.52%

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 1,704 1,452 1,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.78% 34.32% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,192 1,047 1,416
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £308 £297 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £11.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +255.60% -66.86%
10th Percentile £15.24 £36.13 £9.60
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.38 £15.50
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Yorkshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 August 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
West Yorkshire -19 66 £450 +12.50% 42
North Yorkshire +14 19 £406 -16.67% 9
South Yorkshire -13 12 £425 +9.68% 3
East Yorkshire +1 1 £438 +19.05% 3
XML
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 55 (54.46%) JSON
2 52 (51.49%) Java
3 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (35.64%) HTML
5 34 (33.66%) SOAP
5 34 (33.66%) REST
6 33 (32.67%) CSS
7 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
8 29 (28.71%) Linux
9 26 (25.74%) Oracle
10 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
11 22 (21.78%) Open Source
11 22 (21.78%) Python
11 22 (21.78%) Scrum
11 22 (21.78%) Docker
12 21 (20.79%) Microservices
13 19 (18.81%) Jenkins
13 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (18.81%) SQL
14 18 (17.82%) Web Services
15 15 (14.85%) DevOps
16 14 (13.86%) C++
16 14 (13.86%) Windows
16 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.86%) Retail
17 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
17 13 (12.87%) JIRA
17 13 (12.87%) C#
17 13 (12.87%) Unix
17 13 (12.87%) PostgreSQL

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 11 (10.89%) Confluence
2 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.95%) Apache
4 5 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.95%) nginx
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.97%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.97%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.97%) CMS
5 3 (2.97%) Documentum
5 3 (2.97%) Drupal
5 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.97%) FileNet
5 3 (2.97%) JBoss
5 3 (2.97%) Liferay
5 3 (2.97%) LiveLink
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.98%) Magento
1 2 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.94%) Force.com
3 6 (5.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (4.95%) GitHub
4 5 (4.95%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.96%) Boomi
6 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.98%) Serverless
7 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) HTTP
2 7 (6.93%) SSL
3 6 (5.94%) SSH
3 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) NoSQL
1 13 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (11.88%) MySQL
2 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) SQLite
6 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.99%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.81%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.87%) JIRA
4 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
5 11 (10.89%) Selenium
5 11 (10.89%) Subversion
6 9 (8.91%) Ant
6 9 (8.91%) IntelliJ
7 7 (6.93%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.93%) Maven
8 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.94%) Gatling
8 6 (5.94%) JUnit
8 6 (5.94%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.96%) Xcode
10 3 (2.97%) GitLab
10 3 (2.97%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (1.98%) git-flow
General
1 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 9 (8.91%) Automotive
4 8 (7.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.90%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Architect
4 7 (6.93%) Scala Developer
5 6 (5.94%) Salesforce Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Consultant
6 5 (4.95%) Tester
7 4 (3.96%) Applications Support
7 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
7 4 (3.96%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Control Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Java Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (54.46%) JSON
2 36 (35.64%) HTML
3 34 (33.66%) REST
3 34 (33.66%) SOAP
4 33 (32.67%) CSS
5 18 (17.82%) Web Services
6 12 (11.88%) .NET
6 12 (11.88%) Spring
7 11 (10.89%) Node.js
8 10 (9.90%) HTML5
9 8 (7.92%) Java EE
9 8 (7.92%) OAuth
10 7 (6.93%) Gherkin
10 7 (6.93%) jQuery
10 7 (6.93%) Play Framework
11 6 (5.94%) Visualforce
12 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.95%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (4.95%) Servlets
12 5 (4.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.94%) PKI
4 3 (2.97%) NHS
5 2 (1.98%) DataPower
5 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Linux
2 14 (13.86%) Windows
3 13 (12.87%) Unix
4 8 (7.92%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.94%) Android
6 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.99%) AIX
7 1 (0.99%) CentOS
7 1 (0.99%) HPUX
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.99%) Solaris
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) Open Source
2 22 (21.78%) Scrum
3 21 (20.79%) Microservices
4 15 (14.85%) DevOps
5 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
8 11 (10.89%) API Integration
8 11 (10.89%) TDD
9 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.90%) SOA
9 10 (9.90%) Web Development
10 9 (8.91%) API Development
10 9 (8.91%) Migration
10 9 (8.91%) OO
11 8 (7.92%) BDD
11 8 (7.92%) CRM
12 7 (6.93%) Service Management
12 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (51.49%) Java
2 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.78%) Python
4 19 (18.81%) SQL
5 14 (13.86%) C++
6 13 (12.87%) C#
7 10 (9.90%) PHP
8 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.93%) Scala
10 6 (5.94%) Apex Code
10 6 (5.94%) Groovy
10 6 (5.94%) Perl
10 6 (5.94%) SOQL
11 5 (4.95%) Haskell
11 5 (4.95%) Ruby
12 4 (3.96%) C
12 4 (3.96%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.96%) ES6
13 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CISSP
4 1 (0.99%) GCIA
4 1 (0.99%) GCIH
4 1 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) MISRA
1 4 (3.96%) MISRA C
2 3 (2.97%) PMO
3 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) GCP
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.78%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
2 9 (8.91%) Terraform
3 7 (6.93%) Grafana
3 7 (6.93%) Kibana
4 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.99%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.99%) OpenView
5 1 (0.99%) QRadar
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) IBM
3 8 (7.92%) Adobe
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.95%) Google
6 4 (3.96%) Apigee
6 4 (3.96%) Dell
6 4 (3.96%) Informatica
6 4 (3.96%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.96%) Software AG
6 4 (3.96%) Splunk
6 4 (3.96%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.96%) VMware
7 3 (2.97%) FatWire
7 3 (2.97%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.97%) OpenText
7 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.97%) Vignette
7 3 (2.97%) Xerox