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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 44 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 16 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.80% 7.32% 9.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.88% 24.49% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Average daily rate
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£453 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £533 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -12.85%
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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
203 49 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.55% 29.88% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 27 35
Average daily rate £375 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014, 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 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (26.67%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) UNIX
7 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
7 8 (26.67%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (26.67%) Physical Data Model
8 7 (23.33%) WCF
9 6 (20.00%) WF
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) AppFabric
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (20.00%) Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
9 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (13.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.33%) JRules Developer
3 4 (13.33%) JRules Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) WCF
4 6 (20.00%) WF
4 6 (20.00%) AppFabric
5 5 (16.67%) JRules
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) JSF
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.33%) XHTML
9 1 (3.33%) XSL
9 1 (3.33%) J2EE
9 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 8 (26.67%) Logical Data Model
2 8 (26.67%) Physical Data Model
3 6 (20.00%) Workflow
3 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Data Management
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) UML
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) ILOG