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 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 47 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 28 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.34% 3.76% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.57% 12.12% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
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£575 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £110 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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
265 132 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.59% 30.99% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 96 19
Average daily rate £450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +695.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -16 27 £575 +64.28% 12
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (61.22%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.86%) HTML
5 20 (40.82%) SQL
5 20 (40.82%) Web Services
6 18 (36.73%) Linux
6 18 (36.73%) JSON
6 18 (36.73%) Open Source
7 17 (34.69%) Oracle
8 16 (32.65%) SOAP
8 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 16 (32.65%) JBoss
8 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
8 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
9 15 (30.61%) MongoDB
9 15 (30.61%) Solaris
10 14 (28.57%) XSLT
11 13 (26.53%) TDD
11 13 (26.53%) SSL
11 13 (26.53%) BDD
11 13 (26.53%) Microservices
11 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
12 12 (24.49%) RESTful
12 12 (24.49%) QA
12 12 (24.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
14 9 (18.37%) REST
14 9 (18.37%) Struts

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (32.65%) JBoss
1 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 12 (24.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.29%) Apache
4 7 (14.29%) Jetty
4 7 (14.29%) Node.js
5 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.12%) SAS
7 2 (4.08%) CMS
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) IIS
8 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) SSL
2 8 (16.33%) HTTP
3 6 (12.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
2 15 (30.61%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) WATIR
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Sahi
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Technical Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Django Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Sitecore Developer
11 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Java Architect
11 1 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 20 (40.82%) Web Services
3 18 (36.73%) JSON
4 16 (32.65%) SOAP
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
5 14 (28.57%) XSLT
6 12 (24.49%) RESTful
7 9 (18.37%) Struts
7 9 (18.37%) REST
8 8 (16.33%) Apache CXF
8 8 (16.33%) Django
8 8 (16.33%) SAML
9 7 (14.29%) jQuery
9 7 (14.29%) Sass
10 6 (12.24%) WSDL
10 6 (12.24%) XSD
10 6 (12.24%) XSL
10 6 (12.24%) .NET
11 5 (10.20%) Swing
11 5 (10.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) DataPower
2 3 (6.12%) Statistics
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Online Games
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) Solaris
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Open Source
4 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
4 13 (26.53%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Microservices
4 13 (26.53%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Information Security
5 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) SOA
8 5 (10.20%) CAD
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) PLM
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Groovy
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) C
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) C#
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby
9 2 (4.08%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Siemens
4 5 (10.20%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) IBM