Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 77 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 -28 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 114 128 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.51% 2.77% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 8.37% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 92 129
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +8.40% +11.94%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £263
90th Percentile £513 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.70% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +18.06% -2.70% +10.45%

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 1,329 1,530 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.27% 33.05% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1,032 1,225
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +12.59%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £14.87 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.82% -54.26% -18.75%
10th Percentile £24.07 £13.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.40 £43.75 £44.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.59
% change year-on-year - +3.65% +10.26%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -17 82 £425 +6.18% 47
South Yorkshire +4 22 £389 -21.86% 3
North Yorkshire +2 8 £175 -46.15% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 8
XML
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (48.25%) Java
2 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
4 44 (38.60%) HTML
5 42 (36.84%) SQL
6 34 (29.82%) TDD
7 33 (28.95%) CSS
8 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
8 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
9 25 (21.93%) SOAP
9 25 (21.93%) Web Services
10 24 (21.05%) JUnit
10 24 (21.05%) BDD
10 24 (21.05%) jQuery
10 24 (21.05%) JSON
11 23 (20.18%) Spring
11 23 (20.18%) .NET
12 21 (18.42%) Oracle
12 21 (18.42%) Jenkins
13 18 (15.79%) Android
14 17 (14.91%) REST
15 15 (13.16%) C#
15 15 (13.16%) Scrum
16 14 (12.28%) MVC
16 14 (12.28%) PHP
16 14 (12.28%) Unit Testing
16 14 (12.28%) Node.js
17 13 (11.40%) DevOps
17 13 (11.40%) Maven
17 13 (11.40%) XSLT

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 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.39%) JBoss
3 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.75%) Drupal
5 2 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.75%) WordPress
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.88%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
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 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) GitHub
4 2 (1.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) Force.com
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) SSL
2 4 (3.51%) SSH
3 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.75%) Firewall
4 2 (1.75%) MQTT
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MySQL
2 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) Adabas
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.05%) JUnit
3 21 (18.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.40%) Maven
5 8 (7.02%) AppVeyor
5 8 (7.02%) CircleCI
5 8 (7.02%) Gradle
5 8 (7.02%) JIRA
5 8 (7.02%) Selenium
5 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.14%) Subversion
6 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.51%) Firebug
8 4 (3.51%) Hamcrest
8 4 (3.51%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (75.44%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.89%) Analyst
5 7 (6.14%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.60%) HTML
2 33 (28.95%) CSS
3 25 (21.93%) SOAP
3 25 (21.93%) Web Services
4 24 (21.05%) jQuery
4 24 (21.05%) JSON
5 23 (20.18%) .NET
5 23 (20.18%) Spring
6 17 (14.91%) REST
7 14 (12.28%) Node.js
8 13 (11.40%) XSLT
9 12 (10.53%) HTML5
10 11 (9.65%) CSS3
10 11 (9.65%) RESTful
11 9 (7.89%) Spring Boot
12 8 (7.02%) Hibernate
12 8 (7.02%) React
13 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) DataPower
3 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
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%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Android
2 12 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.77%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.82%) TDD
3 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
4 24 (21.05%) BDD
5 15 (13.16%) Scrum
6 14 (12.28%) MVC
6 14 (12.28%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.40%) DevOps
8 11 (9.65%) Android Development
8 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
9 10 (8.77%) Microservices
9 10 (8.77%) SDLC
9 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.89%) iOS Development
10 9 (7.89%) Mobile Development
10 9 (7.89%) Pair Programming
11 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.14%) OO
11 7 (6.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.25%) Java
2 49 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 42 (36.84%) SQL
4 15 (13.16%) C#
5 14 (12.28%) PHP
6 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.26%) VB
6 6 (5.26%) VB6
7 5 (4.39%) Python
8 4 (3.51%) C++
8 4 (3.51%) ES6
9 3 (2.63%) COBOL
9 3 (2.63%) JCL
9 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.75%) ABAP
10 2 (1.75%) NATURAL
10 2 (1.75%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.88%) OCP
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) GDPR
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.39%) IBM
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.75%) Perforce
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.75%) Splunk
6 2 (1.75%) Zend
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) Workday