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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 22 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.79% 2.16% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.00% 9.35% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Average daily rate
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£373 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
200 139 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.35% 23.09% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 92 29
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £36.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 21 £373 +49.00% 13
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (69.05%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) Web Services
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) TDD
3 19 (45.24%) QA
4 18 (42.86%) HTML
5 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
5 17 (40.48%) BDD
6 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
6 16 (38.10%) RESTful
6 16 (38.10%) Open Source
6 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (35.71%) MongoDB
8 13 (30.95%) jQuery
8 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 11 (26.19%) Project Management
10 10 (23.81%) Oracle
10 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (21.43%) MVC
11 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.43%) SOA
12 8 (19.05%) .NET
12 8 (19.05%) XSLT
12 8 (19.05%) Spring
13 7 (16.67%) Selenium
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 6 (14.29%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (9.52%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 15 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) WATIR
2 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.90%) Sahi
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Web Services
2 18 (42.86%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) RESTful
4 13 (30.95%) jQuery
4 13 (30.95%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) .NET
5 8 (19.05%) XSLT
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) Ajax
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.90%) JSON
7 5 (11.90%) JPA
7 5 (11.90%) XSL
7 5 (11.90%) SOAP
7 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.52%) Itk
8 4 (9.52%) Swing
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (45.24%) TDD
2 17 (40.48%) Test Automation
2 17 (40.48%) BDD
3 16 (38.10%) Open Source
3 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) Project Management
5 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (21.43%) MVC
6 9 (21.43%) SOA
7 5 (11.90%) Workflow
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) OOP
8 4 (9.52%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) CAD
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.52%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) C
5 4 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Tableau
3 4 (9.52%) Siemens
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
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