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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 52 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 59 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.89% 5.08% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 18.05% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 14
Median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £453 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £381 £370
% change year-on-year
- +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
391 205 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.42% 28.16% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 125 155
Median daily rate £425 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -26 52 £400 +23.07% 2
Gateshead - 2 - -
Sunderland - 1 £325 -
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 74 (66.07%) Java
2 52 (46.43%) SQL
3 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (34.82%) TDD
4 39 (34.82%) .NET
4 39 (34.82%) Web Services
5 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
5 37 (33.04%) JavaScript
6 36 (32.14%) BDD
7 35 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (29.46%) HTML
9 31 (27.68%) C#
9 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
10 29 (25.89%) Security Cleared
11 26 (23.21%) Test Automation
12 25 (22.32%) Open Source
12 25 (22.32%) Windows
13 22 (19.64%) JSON
13 22 (19.64%) QA
13 22 (19.64%) Selenium
14 21 (18.75%) Ruby
14 21 (18.75%) Unix
14 21 (18.75%) Finance
15 20 (17.86%) Oracle
15 20 (17.86%) VB
16 19 (16.96%) Scrum
16 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
17 18 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
17 18 (16.07%) CSS

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 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (13.39%) WebLogic
3 12 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.14%) nginx
6 7 (6.25%) SAS
6 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.36%) JBoss
8 5 (4.46%) Confluence
8 5 (4.46%) IIS
9 4 (3.57%) CMS
9 4 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.79%) Documentum
10 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) SSL
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 12 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.79%) HBase
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Selenium
2 17 (15.18%) HP UFT
2 17 (15.18%) Sahi
2 17 (15.18%) WATIR
3 16 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 15 (13.39%) Subversion
5 12 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.82%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
8 8 (7.14%) Eclipse
8 8 (7.14%) NetBeans
9 7 (6.25%) IntelliJ
9 7 (6.25%) JIRA
9 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.36%) Maven
10 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (4.46%) Hudson
11 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
11 5 (4.46%) Protractor
12 4 (3.57%) WiX
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.46%) Advertising
4 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Law
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Developer
2 12 (10.71%) Analyst
3 11 (9.82%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.82%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.04%) E-Business Developer
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Development Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Tester
9 5 (4.46%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.82%) .NET
1 39 (34.82%) Web Services
2 33 (29.46%) HTML
3 22 (19.64%) JSON
4 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.07%) CSS
5 17 (15.18%) jQuery
6 13 (11.61%) Node.js
6 13 (11.61%) SOAP
7 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.04%) REST
9 8 (7.14%) Spring
10 7 (6.25%) D3.js
10 7 (6.25%) RESTful
11 6 (5.36%) EJB
11 6 (5.36%) JPA
12 5 (4.46%) EJB 3.0
12 5 (4.46%) WSDL
13 4 (3.57%) LINQ
13 4 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.39%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) Unix
3 15 (13.39%) Linux
4 4 (3.57%) Solaris
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.68%) AIX
5 3 (2.68%) HPUX
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.82%) TDD
3 36 (32.14%) BDD
4 35 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (23.21%) Test Automation
6 25 (22.32%) Open Source
7 19 (16.96%) Scrum
8 16 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 14 (12.50%) Migration
9 14 (12.50%) Workflow
10 13 (11.61%) Data Management
10 13 (11.61%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.61%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.71%) Test Scripting
12 11 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (8.93%) DevOps
13 10 (8.93%) Pair Programming
13 10 (8.93%) Regression Testing
13 10 (8.93%) SDLC
14 9 (8.04%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.07%) Java
2 52 (46.43%) SQL
3 37 (33.04%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.68%) C#
5 21 (18.75%) Ruby
6 20 (17.86%) VB
7 17 (15.18%) PL/SQL
8 15 (13.39%) C
9 11 (9.82%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.57%) Python
12 3 (2.68%) C++
12 3 (2.68%) Perl
12 3 (2.68%) PHP
12 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) MCSD
5 1 (0.89%) MCSE
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.64%) QA
2 9 (8.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.86%) Oracle
3 10 (8.93%) HP
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
5 4 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.68%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.79%) Pega
7 2 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.89%) Borland
8 1 (0.89%) Google