Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 83 62
Rank change year-on-year -11 -21 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 114 110 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.37% 2.60% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 7.41% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 133
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £266
90th Percentile £517 £588 £474
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.81% - +14.66%

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 1,628 1,484 1,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.84% 35.06% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,136 1,027 1,260
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £284
90th Percentile £535 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% +120.59% -74.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.75 £9.24
90th Percentile £42.11 £38.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -24 80 £425 +6.25% 22
North Yorkshire +13 18 £175 -46.15% 5
South Yorkshire -11 16 £450 +5.88% 2
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 51 (44.74%) HTML
2 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
4 40 (35.09%) Java
5 35 (30.70%) JSON
6 34 (29.82%) CSS
7 27 (23.68%) SOAP
8 26 (22.81%) SQL
9 24 (21.05%) Oracle
10 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
11 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
11 22 (19.30%) Web Services
11 22 (19.30%) REST
12 20 (17.54%) Linux
12 20 (17.54%) TDD
13 19 (16.67%) Scrum
13 19 (16.67%) .NET
13 19 (16.67%) Spring
14 18 (15.79%) jQuery
14 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.79%) C#
15 17 (14.91%) Open Source
16 15 (13.16%) HTML5
17 14 (12.28%) Android
17 14 (12.28%) MySQL
17 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
18 13 (11.40%) XSLT
18 13 (11.40%) BDD
18 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
19 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio

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 9 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) GitHub
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) Force.com
3 4 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) HTTP
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) MySQL
3 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.65%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.89%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.63%) Adabas
9 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.88%) Bigtable
11 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.89%) JUnit
4 9 (7.89%) Maven
4 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.02%) Selenium
6 7 (6.14%) JIRA
7 6 (5.26%) Gradle
7 6 (5.26%) Subversion
8 5 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.51%) Android Studio
9 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.51%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.63%) CircleCI
10 3 (2.63%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Automotive
3 6 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (56.14%) Developer
2 11 (9.65%) Software Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.02%) UI Developer
5 7 (6.14%) Architect
6 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Tester
7 5 (4.39%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.74%) HTML
2 35 (30.70%) JSON
3 34 (29.82%) CSS
4 27 (23.68%) SOAP
5 22 (19.30%) REST
5 22 (19.30%) Web Services
6 19 (16.67%) .NET
6 19 (16.67%) Spring
7 18 (15.79%) jQuery
8 15 (13.16%) HTML5
9 13 (11.40%) XSLT
10 9 (7.89%) .NET Framework
10 9 (7.89%) CSS3
11 8 (7.02%) Node.js
11 8 (7.02%) RESTful
12 7 (6.14%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
13 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
13 6 (5.26%) Kafka
14 5 (4.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Linux
2 14 (12.28%) Android
3 9 (7.89%) Unix
4 8 (7.02%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.63%) Windows
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
3 20 (17.54%) TDD
4 19 (16.67%) Scrum
5 17 (14.91%) Open Source
6 13 (11.40%) BDD
6 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.53%) DevOps
7 12 (10.53%) OO
8 11 (9.65%) MVC
8 11 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.65%) SOA
8 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.77%) Test Scripting
9 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.02%) ITIL
10 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.14%) Android Development
11 7 (6.14%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 40 (35.09%) Java
3 26 (22.81%) SQL
4 18 (15.79%) C#
5 10 (8.77%) C++
5 10 (8.77%) Python
6 9 (7.89%) PHP
7 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.26%) VB
7 6 (5.26%) VB6
8 5 (4.39%) ES6
8 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.63%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.63%) COBOL
9 3 (2.63%) JCL
9 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.63%) SOQL
9 3 (2.63%) XPath
10 2 (1.75%) ABAP
10 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) GDPR
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) GCP
4 1 (0.88%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
1 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) CA Wily
1 2 (1.75%) OpenView
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
1 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) IBM
4 4 (3.51%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.51%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.75%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) Lotus
5 2 (1.75%) Nimsoft
5 2 (1.75%) Perforce
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Splunk
5 2 (1.75%) Sybase
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) hybris
6 1 (0.88%) Workday