The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 11 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.99% 1.03% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.03% 2.22% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
XML
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 45 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.66% 46.39% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

XML
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the County Antrim region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the County Antrim region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

XML
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +11 10 £375 -3.22% 1
XML
Northern Ireland

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) JSON
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) OO
4 10 (40.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (36.00%) Ajax
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 8 (32.00%) Backbone.js
7 7 (28.00%) Graceful Degradation
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) XHTML
7 7 (28.00%) Web Design
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) DB2
8 6 (24.00%) Puppet
9 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) JMS
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio
9 5 (20.00%) RDBMS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Exstream
2 3 (12.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Triplestore
3 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (12.00%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) QUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) Bower
3 1 (4.00%) webpack
3 1 (4.00%) Mocha
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) JSON
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) HTML5
5 9 (36.00%) Ajax
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 8 (32.00%) Backbone.js
7 7 (28.00%) XHTML
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.00%) JMS
8 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (16.00%) RESTful
9 4 (16.00%) Sass
10 3 (12.00%) WSDL
11 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (8.00%) Dojo
11 2 (8.00%) jQuery
11 2 (8.00%) J2EE
11 2 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) W3C
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.00%) Animation
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) OO
2 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Parallel Processing
5 4 (16.00%) Metaprogramming
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Data Mapping
6 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.00%) Android Development
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) Korn
3 4 (16.00%) SPARQL
3 4 (16.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) ActionScript
4 3 (12.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Control-M
3 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Actimize
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter