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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 24 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 0.83% 18.18% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.03% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.24%
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 £36.23 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.58% +13.21%
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
33 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 27.27% 36.36% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB