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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 7 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 18 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.29% 1.72% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.00% 4.35% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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
50 46 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.68% 39.66% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 94
Average daily rate £375 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
County Antrim +12 18 £375 - 3
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) JSON
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) CSS3
5 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
6 7 (30.43%) Graceful Degradation
6 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (30.43%) Ajax
6 7 (30.43%) XHTML
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) Web Design
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) DB2
7 6 (26.09%) Puppet
7 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) JMS
8 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
8 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Exstream
2 3 (13.04%) Markit EDM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) Triplestore
3 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Mocha
2 1 (4.35%) QUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) Bower
2 1 (4.35%) webpack
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) JSON
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) CSS3
5 8 (34.78%) Backbone.js
6 7 (30.43%) Ajax
6 7 (30.43%) XHTML
7 5 (21.74%) JMS
7 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 4 (17.39%) Sass
8 4 (17.39%) RESTful
9 3 (13.04%) WSDL
9 3 (13.04%) SOAP
10 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (8.70%) jQuery
11 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
11 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) W3C
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) Web Design
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (30.43%) Graceful Degradation
3 4 (17.39%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (17.39%) Parallel Processing
3 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-business
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) Korn
3 4 (17.39%) SPARQL
3 4 (17.39%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
4 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) HND
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
1 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Control-M
3 1 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Actimize
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter