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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 23 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.55% 4.02% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.38% 16.91% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
160 136 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.73% 23.78% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 30
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £393 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 21 £310 +24.00% 8
Durham - 1 - -
Teesside - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) Oracle
3 20 (44.44%) Java
4 18 (40.00%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
5 14 (31.11%) jQuery
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
7 12 (26.67%) Web Services
8 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 10 (22.22%) QA
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (17.78%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (17.78%) UNIX
10 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.78%) SOA
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) Spring
10 8 (17.78%) Workflow
11 7 (15.56%) Ajax
11 7 (15.56%) General Ledger
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle Applications

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (15.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.67%) Teamcenter
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.89%) JUnit
4 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) WATIR
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Sahi
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Xcode
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) JRules Developer
5 4 (8.89%) JRules Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Design Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) CSS
2 14 (31.11%) jQuery
3 12 (26.67%) Web Services
4 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (17.78%) Spring
6 7 (15.56%) SOAP
6 7 (15.56%) Ajax
7 6 (13.33%) JSON
7 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 5 (11.11%) JRules
8 5 (11.11%) XSLT
8 5 (11.11%) JPA
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) Java EE
9 4 (8.89%) HTML5
9 4 (8.89%) CSS3
10 3 (6.67%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) TDD
2 8 (17.78%) MVC
2 8 (17.78%) Workflow
2 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
2 8 (17.78%) SOA
2 8 (17.78%) Logical Data Model
2 8 (17.78%) Physical Data Model
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Data Management
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.11%) BDD
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) C
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) XPath
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Siemens
3 3 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) ILOG
4 1 (2.22%) HP