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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 40 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.36% 1.99% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.65% 9.16% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 13
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £521 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
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
293 131 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.92% 21.69% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 90 78
Average daily rate £363 £331 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +27.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 38 £363 -3.33% 6
Durham 0 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
2 33 (41.77%) Web Services
3 32 (40.51%) Java
4 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (35.44%) Oracle
6 25 (31.65%) .NET
7 24 (30.38%) SQL
7 24 (30.38%) XSLT
8 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
9 22 (27.85%) C#
9 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
9 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
10 21 (26.58%) HTML
11 20 (25.32%) CSS
11 20 (25.32%) WebLogic
12 19 (24.05%) SOAP
13 18 (22.78%) Unix
14 17 (21.52%) Spring
14 17 (21.52%) JSON
15 16 (20.25%) MS Office
15 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
16 15 (18.99%) Scrum
17 14 (17.72%) Finance
17 14 (17.72%) J2EE
17 14 (17.72%) CRM
17 14 (17.72%) SOA
17 14 (17.72%) Statistics
17 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
17 14 (17.72%) Dynamics CRM
18 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (25.32%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.39%) SAS
4 5 (6.33%) CMS
4 5 (6.33%) Documentum
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) JBoss
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.27%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.27%) Primavera
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.27%) 3G
2 1 (1.27%) 4G
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database
2 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.13%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.06%) SQLite
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.86%) PVCS
3 7 (8.86%) Subversion
4 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) JMeter
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.27%) GitLab
7 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Analyst
2 22 (27.85%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.66%) CRM Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.59%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Documentum Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.06%) SOA Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) Web Services
2 25 (31.65%) .NET
3 24 (30.38%) XSLT
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
5 21 (26.58%) HTML
6 20 (25.32%) CSS
7 19 (24.05%) SOAP
8 17 (21.52%) JSON
8 17 (21.52%) Spring
9 14 (17.72%) J2EE
10 12 (15.19%) ADO.NET
11 11 (13.92%) jQuery
12 10 (12.66%) XSD
13 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
13 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
14 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
15 7 (8.86%) EJB
15 7 (8.86%) JPA
15 7 (8.86%) RESTful
16 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Statistics
2 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) DataPower
4 1 (1.27%) Online Games
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Unix
2 12 (15.19%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.99%) Scrum
3 14 (17.72%) CRM
3 14 (17.72%) SOA
4 12 (15.19%) MVC
4 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
4 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
5 10 (12.66%) TDD
6 5 (6.33%) UML
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.06%) DSDM
7 4 (5.06%) RUP
7 4 (5.06%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Web Development
8 3 (3.80%) OO
9 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.53%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.53%) OOP
9 2 (2.53%) RAD
9 2 (2.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
2 32 (40.51%) Java
3 24 (30.38%) SQL
4 22 (27.85%) C#
5 12 (15.19%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.33%) XPath
7 4 (5.06%) Jython
8 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.53%) Ada
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) XQuery
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.27%) Python
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.06%) OCPJP
4 4 (5.06%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) IBM
3 1 (1.27%) OpenText
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.27%) Siemens
3 1 (1.27%) Tableau
3 1 (1.27%) Vignette
North East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago