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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.54% 7.78% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 25.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.71%
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
36 28 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.62% 31.11% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 61
Average daily rate £338 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
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 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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
County Antrim +2 12 £375 +25.00%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
1 9 (39.13%) OO
1 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (21.74%) Graceful Degradation
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) DB2
5 5 (21.74%) XHTML
5 5 (21.74%) JMS
5 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio
5 5 (21.74%) Web Design
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Exstream
2 3 (13.04%) Markit EDM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) iBeacon
1 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
1 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Triplestore
2 3 (13.04%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MonkeyTalk
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) QUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Bower
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Mocha
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
1 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) XHTML
4 5 (21.74%) JMS
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) Sass
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (8.70%) RestKit
8 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
8 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (4.35%) XSD
8 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) W3C
3 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Equities
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (21.74%) Graceful Degradation
3 5 (21.74%) Web Design
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (17.39%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Korn
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
4 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (13.04%) SPARQL
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) HND
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (8.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio
3 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Reuters
4 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.35%) Actimize