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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.48% 7.41% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 25.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£300 - -
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 £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
52 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 48.60% 29.63% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 14
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 8 £300 - 2
XML
Northern Ireland

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Exstream
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) HND
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol

XML
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
2 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) FIXML
3 1 (11.11%) FpML
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Metaprogramming
3 1 (11.11%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
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
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) Actimize
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg