The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 47 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 73 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.40% 4.48% 4.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.43% 14.16% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 22
Median daily rate £383 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £635 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
XML
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
396 346 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.27% 31.63% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 241 153
Median daily rate £390 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £7.25 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £70.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the North East

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

XML
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 68 £363 -31.60% 11
Teesside - 1 £283 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for XML.

1 56 (47.86%) SQL
2 53 (45.30%) Java
3 42 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 41 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.21%) C#
5 33 (28.21%) .NET
5 33 (28.21%) Oracle
6 32 (27.35%) TDD
7 31 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (26.50%) BDD
8 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
8 29 (24.79%) HTML
8 29 (24.79%) Web Services
9 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 27 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
9 27 (23.08%) Migration
10 26 (22.22%) Finance
10 26 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 25 (21.37%) Unix
11 25 (21.37%) JSON
11 25 (21.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 24 (20.51%) Oracle EBS R12
12 24 (20.51%) VB
13 21 (17.95%) Workflow
13 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
14 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
15 19 (16.24%) Oracle Applications
15 19 (16.24%) HP
15 19 (16.24%) Visual Studio

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (11.97%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (10.26%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.40%) IIS
4 11 (9.40%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 8 (6.84%) nginx
7 7 (5.98%) JBoss
8 5 (4.27%) Confluence
9 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.56%) SAS
11 1 (0.85%) CMS
11 1 (0.85%) Mule
11 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.85%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.85%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (16.24%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (16.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 19 (16.24%) Oracle Payables
3 19 (16.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) Internet
2 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.69%) DNS
3 9 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.71%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) OLAP
6 2 (1.71%) OLTP
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Visual Studio
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (11.97%) Subversion
4 13 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (9.40%) Selenium
7 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.84%) NetBeans
8 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.98%) HP UFT
8 7 (5.98%) IntelliJ
8 7 (5.98%) JIRA
8 7 (5.98%) Maven
8 7 (5.98%) Sahi
8 7 (5.98%) WATIR
9 4 (3.42%) Hudson
9 4 (3.42%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.42%) Protractor
10 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) General Ledger
3 6 (5.13%) Law
3 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Developer
2 20 (17.09%) E-Business Developer
2 20 (17.09%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Applications Developer
8 8 (6.84%) SharePoint Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Development Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
13 3 (2.56%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) .NET
2 29 (24.79%) HTML
2 29 (24.79%) Web Services
3 25 (21.37%) JSON
4 17 (14.53%) CSS
5 14 (11.97%) SOAP
6 13 (11.11%) Node.js
7 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.40%) jQuery
9 10 (8.55%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.69%) RESTful
11 8 (6.84%) JPA
11 8 (6.84%) Spring
12 7 (5.98%) D3.js
12 7 (5.98%) EJB
12 7 (5.98%) EJB 3.0
12 7 (5.98%) REST
13 4 (3.42%) ADO.NET
13 4 (3.42%) J2EE
13 4 (3.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.71%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.37%) Unix
2 18 (15.38%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (3.42%) Solaris
5 3 (2.56%) AIX
5 3 (2.56%) HPUX
6 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.35%) TDD
3 31 (26.50%) BDD
3 31 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (23.08%) Migration
5 21 (17.95%) Workflow
6 20 (17.09%) Regression Testing
7 19 (16.24%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
9 15 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (11.97%) Scrum
10 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
11 13 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 12 (10.26%) Data Management
12 12 (10.26%) Quality Management
13 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (9.40%) Integration Testing
13 11 (9.40%) Open Source
13 11 (9.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.86%) SQL
2 53 (45.30%) Java
3 42 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (28.21%) C#
5 26 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 24 (20.51%) VB
7 14 (11.97%) Ruby
8 12 (10.26%) C
9 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.98%) Python
11 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.56%) Perl
12 3 (2.56%) PHP
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.71%) C++
14 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.85%) VB6
14 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 18 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) MCSD
3 10 (8.55%) MCSE
3 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Oracle
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.24%) HP
4 3 (2.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.71%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Rally