Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 95 63
Rank change year-on-year -13 -32 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 98 102 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.98% 2.33% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 8.09% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 78 124
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.59% +2.93%
10th Percentile £300 £312 £266
90th Percentile £561 £531 £525
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +205.56% -70.00%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +11.11%

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 1,588 1,261 1,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.07% 28.74% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,108 941 1,320
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £283
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.77% +137.29% -60.18%
10th Percentile £15.24 £17.76 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -18 62 £438 +2.94% 24
South Yorkshire -7 17 £425 +11.11% 7
North Yorkshire +12 13 £313 -35.90% 13
East Yorkshire 0 1 £438 +17.06% 7
XML
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 (56.12%) JSON
2 48 (48.98%) Java
3 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.65%) SOAP
5 32 (32.65%) REST
6 30 (30.61%) CSS
7 28 (28.57%) HTML
7 28 (28.57%) SQL
8 26 (26.53%) Windows
9 25 (25.51%) Linux
10 24 (24.49%) Git (software)
10 24 (24.49%) Docker
10 24 (24.49%) Microservices
11 22 (22.45%) Python
12 21 (21.43%) Scrum
12 21 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
13 20 (20.41%) Web Services
14 19 (19.39%) Oracle
14 19 (19.39%) C#
14 19 (19.39%) DevOps
15 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (17.35%) JIRA
17 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
17 16 (16.33%) .NET
18 15 (15.31%) Retail
18 15 (15.31%) Open Source
18 15 (15.31%) Confluence
19 14 (14.29%) jQuery

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 15 (15.31%) Confluence
2 12 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.10%) nginx
6 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.06%) Anypoint
7 3 (3.06%) Documentum
7 3 (3.06%) Drupal
7 3 (3.06%) FileNet
7 3 (3.06%) JBoss
7 3 (3.06%) Liferay
7 3 (3.06%) LiveCycle
7 3 (3.06%) LiveLink
7 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.04%) Apache
8 2 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Magento
1 5 (5.10%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.06%) Exstream
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.04%) OpenCart
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.02%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.10%) Google Analytics
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.08%) Apigee
4 4 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (4.08%) Boomi
4 4 (4.08%) Serverless
5 3 (3.06%) Force.com
5 3 (3.06%) GitHub
5 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.06%) Sage Pay
5 3 (3.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.02%) IaaS
7 1 (1.02%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) HTTP
1 8 (8.16%) SSH
2 7 (7.14%) SSL
3 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.06%) LAN
4 3 (3.06%) NAS
4 3 (3.06%) SAN
4 3 (3.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.12%) MySQL
6 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.06%) SQLite
9 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.35%) JIRA
4 11 (11.22%) Selenium
5 10 (10.20%) Ant
5 10 (10.20%) Subversion
6 9 (9.18%) Bitbucket
6 9 (9.18%) IntelliJ
6 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
7 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
8 7 (7.14%) Gatling
8 7 (7.14%) Maven
8 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.12%) JUnit
10 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.08%) git-flow
11 4 (4.08%) Xcode
12 3 (3.06%) GitLab
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (3.06%) Sinon.JS
General
1 15 (15.31%) Retail
2 13 (13.27%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Automotive
4 7 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (57.14%) Developer
2 18 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.16%) Architect
4 7 (7.14%) Scala Developer
4 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Salesforce Developer
6 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.10%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) AWS Developer
6 5 (5.10%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Control Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.06%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.12%) JSON
2 32 (32.65%) REST
2 32 (32.65%) SOAP
3 30 (30.61%) CSS
4 28 (28.57%) HTML
5 20 (20.41%) Web Services
6 16 (16.33%) .NET
7 14 (14.29%) jQuery
8 10 (10.20%) XSLT
9 9 (9.18%) Node.js
10 8 (8.16%) Gherkin
10 8 (8.16%) HTML5
10 8 (8.16%) Java EE
10 8 (8.16%) OAuth
10 8 (8.16%) Spring
11 7 (7.14%) Play Framework
12 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.12%) Visualforce
13 5 (5.10%) Servlets
13 5 (5.10%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) PKI
4 4 (4.08%) Clustering
5 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.06%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.04%) DataPower
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) iPhone
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Linux
3 11 (11.22%) Unix
4 7 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.10%) Android
5 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.08%) Solaris
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.02%) AIX
7 1 (1.02%) CentOS
7 1 (1.02%) HPUX
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Microservices
3 21 (21.43%) Scrum
4 19 (19.39%) DevOps
5 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.31%) Open Source
7 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.24%) Web Development
9 11 (11.22%) TDD
10 10 (10.20%) Migration
10 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.18%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (8.16%) BDD
12 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.16%) MVC
13 7 (7.14%) Data Extraction
13 7 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (7.14%) SOA
14 6 (6.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) Java
2 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.57%) SQL
4 22 (22.45%) Python
5 19 (19.39%) C#
6 11 (11.22%) PHP
7 10 (10.20%) C++
8 7 (7.14%) C
8 7 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 7 (7.14%) Perl
8 7 (7.14%) Scala
8 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.12%) Apex Code
9 6 (6.12%) SOQL
10 5 (5.10%) Groovy
10 5 (5.10%) Haskell
10 5 (5.10%) Ruby
11 4 (4.08%) ES6
12 3 (3.06%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) GCIA
3 1 (1.02%) GCIH
3 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) MISRA
2 5 (5.10%) MISRA C
3 3 (3.06%) PMO
4 1 (1.02%) HL7
4 1 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) NFS
2 3 (3.06%) SRDF
2 3 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Puppet
2 9 (9.18%) Terraform
3 7 (7.14%) Grafana
3 7 (7.14%) Kibana
4 1 (1.02%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.02%) QRadar
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Adobe
2 9 (9.18%) IBM
3 8 (8.16%) Google
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.12%) OpenText
5 5 (5.10%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.08%) Dell
6 4 (4.08%) Informatica
6 4 (4.08%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.08%) Software AG
6 4 (4.08%) Splunk
6 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 3 (3.06%) EMC
7 3 (3.06%) FatWire
7 3 (3.06%) Interwoven
7 3 (3.06%) NetApp
7 3 (3.06%) VMware