The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the County Antrim region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank - 21 11
Contract jobs citing XML 0 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 5.65% 8.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.48% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 124 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 43.14% 53.91% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 89 9
Average daily rate £375 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Northern Ireland

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - - - - 2
XML
Northern Ireland

XML
Top 22 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) EDRMS
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Swing
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Swing
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL