The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 23 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 3.94% 16.09% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.36% 63.64% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
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 £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
XML
North East

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 Durham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 34.65% 25.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 4
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 13
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Durham

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) C#

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
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