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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 60 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 18 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.96% 5.54% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.47% 22.14% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
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£373 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £110 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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
241 131 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.28% 25.05% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 84 31
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -25 13 £373 -0.33% 14
Durham -17 5 £388 +19.23% 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (61.70%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 20 (42.55%) HTML
3 20 (42.55%) Web Services
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) TDD
4 19 (40.43%) QA
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
5 17 (36.17%) RESTful
5 17 (36.17%) BDD
6 16 (34.04%) NoSQL
6 16 (34.04%) Open Source
6 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (31.91%) MongoDB
8 14 (29.79%) jQuery
8 14 (29.79%) Project Management
9 13 (27.66%) CSS
10 12 (25.53%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 11 (23.40%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
12 10 (21.28%) .NET
12 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.28%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (19.15%) SOAP
13 9 (19.15%) XSLT
13 9 (19.15%) MVC
14 8 (17.02%) Ajax
14 8 (17.02%) SOA
15 7 (14.89%) MS Excel

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Teamcenter
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 15 (31.91%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) WATIR
2 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) Sahi
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) QA Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) HTML
1 20 (42.55%) Web Services
2 17 (36.17%) RESTful
3 14 (29.79%) jQuery
4 13 (27.66%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) .NET
6 9 (19.15%) SOAP
6 9 (19.15%) XSLT
7 8 (17.02%) Ajax
8 7 (14.89%) Spring
9 6 (12.77%) XSL
10 5 (10.64%) Middleware
10 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.64%) JSON
10 5 (10.64%) Swing
10 5 (10.64%) Itk
11 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.51%) JPA
11 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
1 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) TDD
3 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
3 17 (36.17%) BDD
4 16 (34.04%) Open Source
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (29.79%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (19.15%) MVC
8 8 (17.02%) SOA
9 5 (10.64%) CAD
9 5 (10.64%) PLM
10 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
10 4 (8.51%) Workflow
10 4 (8.51%) Migration
10 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.51%) ETL
10 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) C
4 6 (12.77%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 3 (6.38%) VB
8 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Siemens
3 5 (10.64%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
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