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 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 - 20 18
Contract jobs citing XML 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.85% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.44% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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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
6 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.84% 34.75% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) XHTML
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) Dojo
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) SPARQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Actimize
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle