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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 48 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 39 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.59% 6.37% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.71% 20.88% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 7
Average daily rate
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£510 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £110 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £428 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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
333 182 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.66% 30.49% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 120 33
Average daily rate £415 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -15 28 £575 +64.28% 15
Durham -12 8 £325 - 2
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (54.10%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) HTML
2 26 (42.62%) SOAP
2 26 (42.62%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (40.98%) Web Services
4 24 (39.34%) SQL
5 23 (37.70%) Oracle
6 21 (34.43%) CSS
6 21 (34.43%) JSON
7 20 (32.79%) Linux
8 19 (31.15%) XSLT
9 18 (29.51%) JBoss
9 18 (29.51%) WebSphere
9 18 (29.51%) Open Source
10 17 (27.87%) Solaris
11 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
11 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
12 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
12 15 (24.59%) RESTful
12 15 (24.59%) Microservices
12 15 (24.59%) SSL
13 14 (22.95%) TDD
13 14 (22.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (21.31%) BDD
14 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
14 13 (21.31%) jQuery
15 12 (19.67%) QA
15 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
16 11 (18.03%) Project Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (29.51%) JBoss
1 18 (29.51%) WebSphere
2 14 (22.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (18.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (14.75%) Apache
4 9 (14.75%) Jetty
4 9 (14.75%) Node.js
5 5 (8.20%) CMS
6 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.92%) SAS
8 2 (3.28%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Teamcenter
2 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) SSL
2 9 (14.75%) HTTP
3 8 (13.11%) SNMP
4 4 (6.56%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) 3G
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
2 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.84%) MySQL
6 4 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.11%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.84%) Selenium
4 6 (9.84%) Subversion
5 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.92%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) WATIR
7 2 (3.28%) Sahi
8 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) GitLab
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Technical Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Django Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.28%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) ASP Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) HTML
1 26 (42.62%) SOAP
2 25 (40.98%) Web Services
3 21 (34.43%) CSS
3 21 (34.43%) JSON
4 19 (31.15%) XSLT
5 15 (24.59%) RESTful
6 13 (21.31%) jQuery
7 11 (18.03%) Struts
8 10 (16.39%) .NET
8 10 (16.39%) Django
8 10 (16.39%) REST
8 10 (16.39%) Apache CXF
9 9 (14.75%) Sass
10 8 (13.11%) WSDL
10 8 (13.11%) SAML
10 8 (13.11%) XSD
11 7 (11.48%) Ajax
12 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.84%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) DataPower
2 3 (4.92%) Statistics
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Online Games
4 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Solaris
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (42.62%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (29.51%) Open Source
3 15 (24.59%) Microservices
4 14 (22.95%) TDD
5 13 (21.31%) BDD
5 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
6 11 (18.03%) Project Management
7 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
7 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Migration
7 8 (13.11%) Information Security
8 7 (11.48%) MVC
8 7 (11.48%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) Scrum
9 6 (9.84%) SOA
10 5 (8.20%) OOP
10 5 (8.20%) OO
10 5 (8.20%) CAD
10 5 (8.20%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) Groovy
5 8 (13.11%) C#
5 8 (13.11%) Perl
6 6 (9.84%) PHP
6 6 (9.84%) C++
7 5 (8.20%) C
7 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.92%) VB
9 3 (4.92%) Ruby
10 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.64%) Python
11 1 (1.64%) XPath
11 1 (1.64%) PHP5
11 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) Siemens
4 5 (8.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) IBM