The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 16 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 3 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.75% 16.07% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 37.50% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
XML
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.77% 42.86% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 7
Median daily rate £325 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Northern Ireland region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Northern Ireland region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

XML
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Londonderry - 2 - - 2
County Antrim -11 1 - - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for XML.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) PHP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) OLAP
1 3 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft