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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 50 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 24 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.76% 4.62% 6.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.27% 22.22% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 12
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
259 72 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.74% 20.81% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 37 45
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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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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 -32 21 £375 +15.38% 13
Durham - 2 £250 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 31 (50.00%) C#
3 30 (48.39%) Web Services
4 27 (43.55%) jQuery
5 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 26 (41.94%) .NET
6 25 (40.32%) Oracle
7 21 (33.87%) Java
8 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.65%) UNIX
9 19 (30.65%) Finance
10 17 (27.42%) REST
11 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 16 (25.81%) HTTP
12 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.97%) JSON
14 12 (19.35%) Spring
14 12 (19.35%) SOAP
14 12 (19.35%) ITIL
14 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
15 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
15 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
15 11 (17.74%) B2B
15 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (17.74%) InfoPath
15 11 (17.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
16 10 (16.13%) Extranet
17 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
1 11 (17.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (6.45%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) HTTP
2 10 (16.13%) Extranet
3 1 (1.61%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (14.52%) MySQL
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (12.90%) Selenium
2 8 (12.90%) PHPUnit
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (12.90%) PHP Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.68%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) JRules Developer
6 4 (6.45%) JRules Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Design Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Design Architect
8 2 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Financials Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Web Services
2 27 (43.55%) jQuery
3 26 (41.94%) .NET
4 17 (27.42%) REST
5 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.97%) JSON
7 12 (19.35%) Spring
7 12 (19.35%) SOAP
8 8 (12.90%) MooTools
8 8 (12.90%) Symfony
8 8 (12.90%) YAML
8 8 (12.90%) CSS
8 8 (12.90%) HTML
9 7 (11.29%) WCF
10 6 (9.68%) WF
10 6 (9.68%) AppFabric
10 6 (9.68%) Ajax
10 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 5 (8.06%) JRules
12 3 (4.84%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) User Experience
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) DTV
2 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) UNIX
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) HPUX
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) B2B
3 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
3 9 (14.52%) OO
3 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.52%) TDD
4 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
4 8 (12.90%) BDD
4 8 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
4 8 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
4 8 (12.90%) Scrum
4 8 (12.90%) OOP
4 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Workflow
6 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) Data Management
6 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 31 (50.00%) C#
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.87%) Java
5 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
7 9 (14.52%) PHP
8 8 (12.90%) PHP5
8 8 (12.90%) Ruby
8 8 (12.90%) C++
8 8 (12.90%) Python
9 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.61%) VBA
11 1 (1.61%) VB
11 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 5 (8.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) ILOG