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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.84% 4.82% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.96% 14.29% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
73 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 53.28% 33.73% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 14
Average daily rate £300 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 8 £300 - 4
XML
Northern Ireland

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Exstream
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark

XML
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) FIXML
2 1 (11.11%) FpML
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) HND
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (11.11%) Actimize
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg