The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 38 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 21 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.55% 2.12% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.13% 9.09% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Average daily rate
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£373 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
XML
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 110 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.03% 23.31% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 76 16
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.68 £36.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +174.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

XML
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 21 £373 +49.00% 9
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 27 (71.05%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) Web Services
3 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 19 (50.00%) QA
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (44.74%) Test Automation
5 17 (44.74%) BDD
6 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
6 16 (42.11%) RESTful
6 16 (42.11%) Open Source
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (42.11%) HTML
7 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
8 11 (28.95%) Project Management
8 11 (28.95%) CSS
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (21.05%) XSLT
10 8 (21.05%) .NET
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle
10 8 (21.05%) MVC
10 8 (21.05%) SOA
11 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.42%) Spring
11 7 (18.42%) Selenium
12 6 (15.79%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) MS Excel

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (10.53%) Teamcenter
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (13.16%) WATIR
2 5 (13.16%) Sahi
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) QA Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.16%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Web Services
2 16 (42.11%) RESTful
2 16 (42.11%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) CSS
3 11 (28.95%) jQuery
4 8 (21.05%) XSLT
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 7 (18.42%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) XSL
6 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.16%) Ajax
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.53%) Itk
7 4 (10.53%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) JPA
7 4 (10.53%) SOAP
7 4 (10.53%) Swing
8 3 (7.89%) JSP
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) TDD
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Test Automation
3 17 (44.74%) BDD
4 16 (42.11%) Open Source
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) Project Management
6 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (21.05%) MVC
7 8 (21.05%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Workflow
8 4 (10.53%) PLM
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.53%) CAD
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) C
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Tableau
3 4 (10.53%) Siemens
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore