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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 33 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 19 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.90% 7.18% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.38% 31.76% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
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£350 £401 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +45.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £523 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
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
167 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.50% 22.61% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 44 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 17 £350 -17.64% 14
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 34 (77.27%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) Web Services
3 21 (47.73%) C#
4 20 (45.45%) Oracle
5 18 (40.91%) jQuery
6 17 (38.64%) .NET
6 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
7 16 (36.36%) Java
8 12 (27.27%) UNIX
9 11 (25.00%) SOAP
9 11 (25.00%) JSON
9 11 (25.00%) REST
9 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 10 (22.73%) Spring
10 10 (22.73%) CSS
10 10 (22.73%) HTTP
11 9 (20.45%) ITIL
11 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.18%) OO
12 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
13 7 (15.91%) OOP
13 7 (15.91%) MySQL
13 7 (15.91%) PHP
13 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) MySQL
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.64%) PHPUnit
1 6 (13.64%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) JRules Developer
5 4 (9.09%) JRules Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Design Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (2.27%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) jQuery
3 17 (38.64%) .NET
4 11 (25.00%) SOAP
4 11 (25.00%) JSON
4 11 (25.00%) REST
5 10 (22.73%) Spring
5 10 (22.73%) CSS
6 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.45%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) WCF
8 6 (13.64%) Symfony
8 6 (13.64%) MooTools
8 6 (13.64%) YAML
8 6 (13.64%) Ajax
9 5 (11.36%) AppFabric
9 5 (11.36%) JRules
9 5 (11.36%) WF
10 3 (6.82%) FusionCharts
10 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) OO
2 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 8 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
2 8 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
3 7 (15.91%) OOP
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) BDD
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
5 4 (9.09%) Workflow
5 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.82%) B2B
6 3 (6.82%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) C#
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) PHP
5 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
6 6 (13.64%) PHP5
6 6 (13.64%) Ruby
6 6 (13.64%) C++
6 6 (13.64%) Python
7 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) ILOG
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