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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 47 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 27 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.52% 3.75% 6.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.34% 12.39% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
Average daily rate
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£575 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £134 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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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
238 113 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.03% 30.29% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 83 19
Average daily rate £475 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +695.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 30 (62.50%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) HTML
5 19 (39.58%) SQL
5 19 (39.58%) Web Services
6 18 (37.50%) Linux
6 18 (37.50%) JSON
6 18 (37.50%) Open Source
7 17 (35.42%) Oracle
8 16 (33.33%) SOAP
8 16 (33.33%) JBoss
8 16 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
9 15 (31.25%) Solaris
9 15 (31.25%) CSS
10 14 (29.17%) XSLT
11 13 (27.08%) SSL
11 13 (27.08%) TDD
11 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
11 13 (27.08%) BDD
11 13 (27.08%) Microservices
12 12 (25.00%) RESTful
12 12 (25.00%) QA
12 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
14 9 (18.75%) REST
14 9 (18.75%) Struts
14 9 (18.75%) JavaScript

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (33.33%) JBoss
1 16 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.58%) Apache
4 7 (14.58%) Jetty
4 7 (14.58%) Node.js
5 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.25%) SAS
7 2 (4.17%) CMS
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (2.08%) IIS
8 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) SSL
2 8 (16.67%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) WATIR
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Sahi
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.58%) QA Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.42%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Django Developer
10 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Sitecore Developer
11 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (2.08%) SAS Analyst
11 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) Web Services
3 18 (37.50%) JSON
4 16 (33.33%) SOAP
5 15 (31.25%) CSS
6 14 (29.17%) XSLT
7 12 (25.00%) RESTful
8 9 (18.75%) Struts
8 9 (18.75%) REST
9 8 (16.67%) Apache CXF
9 8 (16.67%) Django
9 8 (16.67%) SAML
10 7 (14.58%) Sass
11 6 (12.50%) WSDL
11 6 (12.50%) jQuery
11 6 (12.50%) XSD
11 6 (12.50%) XSL
12 5 (10.42%) Swing
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) DataPower
2 3 (6.25%) Statistics
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Online Games
4 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Solaris
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Open Source
4 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
4 13 (27.08%) Microservices
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security
5 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 5 (10.42%) CAD
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) PLM
9 3 (6.25%) OOP
9 3 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) Groovy
5 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (10.42%) C
6 5 (10.42%) C++
6 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) XPath
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Siemens
4 5 (10.42%) Tableau
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) IBM