The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.95% 2.06% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.88% 9.09% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Average daily rate
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£374 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -23.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
XML
Tyne and Wear

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
132 77 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.92% 22.65% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 15
Average daily rate £373 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.68 £36.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +34.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 (69.44%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) QA
4 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
4 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) BDD
5 16 (44.44%) Open Source
5 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
5 16 (44.44%) RESTful
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (41.67%) MongoDB
7 14 (38.89%) HTML
8 11 (30.56%) Project Management
9 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (25.00%) jQuery
11 8 (22.22%) .NET
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle
11 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) XSLT
12 7 (19.44%) Selenium
13 6 (16.67%) MVC
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
14 5 (13.89%) SOA
14 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.89%) XSL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Teamcenter
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 15 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Sahi
2 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
2 5 (13.89%) WATIR
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) QA Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 16 (44.44%) RESTful
3 14 (38.89%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) XSLT
6 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.89%) Spring
6 5 (13.89%) XSL
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) JPA
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) Itk
7 4 (11.11%) Swing
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) REST
9 2 (5.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) TDD
2 17 (47.22%) Test Automation
2 17 (47.22%) BDD
3 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (44.44%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (13.89%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.11%) CAD
8 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.11%) PLM
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) C
4 4 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Siemens
3 4 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) IBM