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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 31 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 21 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.62% 4.39% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.11% 18.87% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
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£310 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £398 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
139 106 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.55% 23.25% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 27
Average daily rate £305 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 19 £310 +24.00% 7
North Shields - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (65.85%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Oracle
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) HTML
5 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 13 (31.71%) jQuery
6 12 (29.27%) Web Services
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) QA
8 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
8 9 (21.95%) .NET
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) UNIX
9 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) TDD
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (19.51%) Physical Data Model
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (17.07%) Ajax
10 7 (17.07%) Spring
10 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (17.07%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (7.32%) Teamcenter
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) WATIR
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) Sahi
4 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) JRules Developer
5 4 (9.76%) JRules Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Design Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) CSS
2 13 (31.71%) jQuery
3 12 (29.27%) Web Services
4 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 7 (17.07%) Spring
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 6 (14.63%) SOAP
7 5 (12.20%) XSLT
7 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.20%) JRules
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) Java EE
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) JPA
8 4 (9.76%) RESTful
8 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.51%) TDD
1 8 (19.51%) Logical Data Model
1 8 (19.51%) Physical Data Model
2 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
2 7 (17.07%) MVC
2 7 (17.07%) Workflow
2 7 (17.07%) SOA
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.63%) Web Application Development
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.20%) BDD
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) C
6 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Siemens
3 3 (7.32%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) ILOG
4 1 (2.44%) HP