Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 65 50
Rank change year-on-year -24 -15 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 99 177 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.23% 3.28% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 9.51% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 113 137
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% +12.59%
10th Percentile £325 £265 £300
90th Percentile £531 £525 £525
England median daily rate £460 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +8.24% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £13.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +205.56% -70.00% +400.00%
10th Percentile £40.63 £12.90 £39.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £13.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%

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 1268 1861 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.52% 34.48% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 1281 1238
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £283 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £17.76 £13.43 £9.96
90th Percentile £40.50 £44.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 21 November 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 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 21 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
West Yorkshire -24 71 £425 +21.43% 34
South Yorkshire +1 18 £389 -23.40% 2
North Yorkshire 0 6 £488 +78.08%
East Yorkshire - 3 £374 - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 60 (60.61%) Java
2 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.37%) SQL
3 37 (37.37%) HTML
4 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 25 (25.25%) PHP
6 24 (24.24%) CSS
6 24 (24.24%) JSON
7 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
8 20 (20.20%) Oracle
9 19 (19.19%) Web Services
9 19 (19.19%) JUnit
9 19 (19.19%) Finance
9 19 (19.19%) BDD
9 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
10 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 18 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 18 (18.18%) TDD
11 17 (17.17%) SOAP
12 15 (15.15%) Spring
12 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (15.15%) SDLC
13 14 (14.14%) Linux
13 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
14 13 (13.13%) Microservices
15 12 (12.12%) Open Source
15 12 (12.12%) .NET
15 12 (12.12%) Python
15 12 (12.12%) IntelliJ

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 (8.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.05%) JBoss
3 4 (4.04%) Confluence
4 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Drupal
5 2 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.02%) Mule
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.02%) WordPress
6 1 (1.01%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.01%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.01%) Force.com
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) SSL
2 4 (4.04%) SSH
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.02%) LDAP
3 2 (2.02%) MQTT
4 1 (1.01%) Extranet
4 1 (1.01%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) Intranet
4 1 (1.01%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.07%) MySQL
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.02%) OLAP
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) DB2
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.01%) OLTP
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
1 19 (19.19%) JUnit
2 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.12%) IntelliJ
4 11 (11.11%) Selenium
5 10 (10.10%) Hudson
5 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
6 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 8 (8.08%) JIRA
7 8 (8.08%) Maven
8 6 (6.06%) AppVeyor
8 6 (6.06%) CircleCI
9 5 (5.05%) Subversion
10 4 (4.04%) Mockito
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (3.03%) Ant
11 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.03%) Flyway
11 3 (3.03%) Gradle
11 3 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (68.69%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Automation Tester
6 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) CRM Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.37%) HTML
2 24 (24.24%) CSS
2 24 (24.24%) JSON
3 19 (19.19%) Web Services
4 17 (17.17%) SOAP
5 15 (15.15%) Spring
6 12 (12.12%) .NET
7 10 (10.10%) Java EE
7 10 (10.10%) Play Framework
8 9 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 9 (9.09%) REST
9 8 (8.08%) jQuery
9 8 (8.08%) Node.js
9 8 (8.08%) RESTful
10 6 (6.06%) React
10 6 (6.06%) Redux
11 5 (5.05%) HTML5
11 5 (5.05%) J2EE
11 5 (5.05%) JAX-WS
11 5 (5.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) DataPower
3 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
4 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.02%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Unix
3 6 (6.06%) Android
4 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
3 19 (19.19%) BDD
4 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.18%) TDD
4 18 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 15 (15.15%) SDLC
6 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.13%) Microservices
8 12 (12.12%) Open Source
9 8 (8.08%) Scrum
9 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.07%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.06%) CRM
11 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.06%) UML
11 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.05%) Android Development
12 5 (5.05%) MVC
12 5 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) Java
2 37 (37.37%) SQL
3 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.25%) PHP
5 12 (12.12%) Python
6 10 (10.10%) Scala
7 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.05%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.02%) C#
10 2 (2.02%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.01%) ES6
11 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.01%) OCP
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) GDPR
1 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) MuleSoft
4 4 (4.04%) Symantec
5 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Zend
7 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.01%) Splunk