Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 34 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 10.90% 3.00% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.77% 7.18% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 12
Belfast median daily rate £412 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £336 £271
90th Percentile £475 £445 £424
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.71% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £175.00 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £175.00 - -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 127 181 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.71% 41.80% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 131 71
Belfast median daily rate £412 £443 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +9.26% +15.55%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £275
90th Percentile £494 £518 £466
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £443 £408
% change year-on-year -6.89% +8.59% +16.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £104.00 - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate £104.00 - £14.34

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Belfast

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Belfast

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Belfast

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for XML.

1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 26 (76.47%) Java
3 25 (73.53%) Spring
4 22 (64.71%) SQL
5 21 (61.76%) Finance
6 20 (58.82%) Oracle
6 20 (58.82%) CSS
7 18 (52.94%) Web Services
8 16 (47.06%) Eclipse
9 15 (44.12%) Degree
9 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
10 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (41.18%) Jasmine
10 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
10 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (38.24%) TDD
11 13 (38.24%) Banking
11 13 (38.24%) MVC
11 13 (38.24%) Hibernate
11 13 (38.24%) DB2 UDB
11 13 (38.24%) Ajax
11 13 (38.24%) RDBMS
11 13 (38.24%) Project Management
11 13 (38.24%) JSP
11 13 (38.24%) Struts
11 13 (38.24%) DB2
11 13 (38.24%) JUnit
11 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
11 13 (38.24%) Backbone.js
11 13 (38.24%) Spring Batch

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
3 6 (17.65%) JBoss
3 6 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (17.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) DB2
1 13 (38.24%) DB2 UDB
1 13 (38.24%) RDBMS
1 13 (38.24%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.59%) Power BI
2 7 (20.59%) QlikView
3 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 14 (41.18%) Jasmine
3 13 (38.24%) Bower
3 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
3 13 (38.24%) Grunt
3 13 (38.24%) JUnit
4 8 (23.53%) Maven
5 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.94%) Babel
7 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.94%) PhantomJS
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Data Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) Spring
2 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 18 (52.94%) Web Services
4 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
5 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (38.24%) Ajax
6 13 (38.24%) Backbone.js
6 13 (38.24%) Gherkin
6 13 (38.24%) Hibernate
6 13 (38.24%) JSP
6 13 (38.24%) RESTful
6 13 (38.24%) Spring Batch
6 13 (38.24%) Spring Integration
6 13 (38.24%) Struts
7 11 (32.35%) JSF
8 10 (29.41%) JSON
9 8 (23.53%) HTML
10 7 (20.59%) CSS3
10 7 (20.59%) SOAP
11 4 (11.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) MVC
2 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 13 (38.24%) TDD
2 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
2 13 (38.24%) Time Management
2 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
3 8 (23.53%) ETL
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
4 7 (20.59%) Data Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
6 5 (14.71%) Statistics
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 26 (76.47%) Java
3 22 (64.71%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) ES6
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter