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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 63 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 23 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.89% 4.52% 4.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.79% 14.42% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 11
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +25.47%

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
235 215 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.52% 31.34% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 77
Median daily rate £360 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 20 £345 -1.42% 3
Sunderland - 1 £325 -
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XML.

1 66 (69.47%) Java
2 42 (44.21%) SQL
3 39 (41.05%) TDD
4 38 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (38.95%) .NET
6 36 (37.89%) JavaScript
6 36 (37.89%) BDD
7 35 (36.84%) HTML
7 35 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 35 (36.84%) Web Services
8 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
10 28 (29.47%) C#
10 28 (29.47%) Test Automation
11 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 24 (25.26%) Selenium
12 24 (25.26%) Open Source
13 23 (24.21%) QA
14 21 (22.11%) Ruby
14 21 (22.11%) Windows
15 20 (21.05%) CSS
16 19 (20.00%) HP UFT
16 19 (20.00%) WATIR
16 19 (20.00%) Sahi
17 18 (18.95%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
18 17 (17.89%) VB
18 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
19 16 (16.84%) jQuery
19 16 (16.84%) Integration Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 18 (18.95%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.42%) nginx
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (7.37%) SAS
6 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.26%) Confluence
8 4 (4.21%) CMS
8 4 (4.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (3.16%) IIS
9 3 (3.16%) JBoss
10 2 (2.11%) Documentum
10 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Foundation
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.11%) HBase
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Selenium
2 19 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 19 (20.00%) Sahi
2 19 (20.00%) WATIR
3 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.53%) Subversion
5 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.42%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
6 8 (8.42%) JIRA
6 8 (8.42%) NetBeans
7 7 (7.37%) IntelliJ
7 7 (7.37%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (5.26%) Hudson
8 5 (5.26%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.26%) Protractor
8 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.21%) Log4j
9 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Advertising
2 5 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (45.26%) Developer
2 11 (11.58%) Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (8.42%) Development Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.42%) QA Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Tester
7 5 (5.26%) E-Business Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 5 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) .NET
2 35 (36.84%) HTML
2 35 (36.84%) Web Services
3 20 (21.05%) CSS
4 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
5 16 (16.84%) jQuery
6 15 (15.79%) JSON
7 13 (13.68%) Node.js
8 11 (11.58%) AngularJS
9 10 (10.53%) SOAP
9 10 (10.53%) Spring
10 7 (7.37%) D3.js
10 7 (7.37%) REST
10 7 (7.37%) RESTful
11 5 (5.26%) Ajax
11 5 (5.26%) WSDL
12 4 (4.21%) JAX-RPC
12 4 (4.21%) WPF
12 4 (4.21%) XSL
12 4 (4.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Unix
3 10 (10.53%) Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) AIX
6 1 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) TDD
2 38 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.89%) BDD
4 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (29.47%) Test Automation
6 24 (25.26%) Open Source
7 16 (16.84%) Integration Testing
7 16 (16.84%) Scrum
8 13 (13.68%) Data Management
8 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.63%) Test Scripting
9 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (10.53%) Pair Programming
11 10 (10.53%) SDLC
12 9 (9.47%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (9.47%) Microservices
12 9 (9.47%) Migration
12 9 (9.47%) Quality Management
13 8 (8.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 66 (69.47%) Java
2 42 (44.21%) SQL
3 36 (37.89%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.47%) C#
5 21 (22.11%) Ruby
6 17 (17.89%) VB
7 15 (15.79%) C
8 11 (11.58%) PL/SQL
9 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.16%) C++
11 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.11%) ABAP
12 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.11%) Python
13 1 (1.05%) Perl
13 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.21%) QA
2 10 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) HP
3 4 (4.21%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.16%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.11%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) Pega
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Borland