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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 27 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 0.78% 2.08% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 14.29% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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- - £290
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
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
29 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 22.48% 14.58% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
Darlington - 1 - -
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
3 13 (81.25%) REST
3 13 (81.25%) HTTP
4 12 (75.00%) Web Services
5 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (56.25%) .NET
6 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
6 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (56.25%) B2B
6 9 (56.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (56.25%) InfoPath
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (50.00%) Extranet
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (43.75%) SOAP
8 7 (43.75%) Java
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (37.50%) Scrum
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (37.50%) TDD
9 6 (37.50%) Subversion
9 6 (37.50%) UNIX
9 6 (37.50%) OOP
9 6 (37.50%) OO
9 6 (37.50%) Python
9 6 (37.50%) MySQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
1 9 (56.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) InfoPath
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) HTTP
2 8 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 13 (81.25%) REST
3 12 (75.00%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) SOAP
6 6 (37.50%) Spring
6 6 (37.50%) MooTools
6 6 (37.50%) YAML
6 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) Symfony
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) B2B
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Database Security
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) PHP5
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Ruby
5 6 (37.50%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle