Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 51 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 10.83% 4.26% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.31% 20.90% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 0
Belfast median daily rate £414 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £414 £406 -
% change year-on-year +1.85% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 174 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 36.94% 20.36% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 33 18
Belfast median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £313
90th Percentile £475 £425 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £12.17 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £12.17 -

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for XML.

1 47 (92.16%) Java
2 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
3 36 (70.59%) CSS
4 32 (62.75%) SQL
4 32 (62.75%) Hibernate
4 32 (62.75%) MVC
4 32 (62.75%) Spring
4 32 (62.75%) WebSphere
4 32 (62.75%) Spring Integration
5 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (54.90%) JSP
7 27 (52.94%) Oracle
7 27 (52.94%) Web Services
8 26 (50.98%) RESTful
9 25 (49.02%) DB2
10 24 (47.06%) Finance
11 23 (45.10%) TDD
11 23 (45.10%) Waterfall
11 23 (45.10%) Backbone.js
11 23 (45.10%) AngularJS
11 23 (45.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (45.10%) Relational Database
12 22 (43.14%) DB2 UDB
12 22 (43.14%) RDBMS
13 21 (41.18%) Ajax
14 20 (39.22%) Banking
15 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
16 18 (35.29%) JSON
16 18 (35.29%) JUnit
17 17 (33.33%) WebLogic

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 32 (62.75%) WebSphere
2 17 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.88%) SAS
4 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) DB2
2 23 (45.10%) Relational Database
3 22 (43.14%) DB2 UDB
3 22 (43.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
5 4 (7.84%) Big Data
5 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.88%) QlikView
7 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) JUnit
2 16 (31.37%) Bower
2 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
2 16 (31.37%) Eclipse
2 16 (31.37%) Grunt
2 16 (31.37%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.92%) Ant
3 2 (3.92%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 20 (39.22%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Front Office
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 47 (92.16%) Java Developer
3 21 (41.18%) Senior Developer
3 21 (41.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (29.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (17.65%) HTML Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 2 (3.92%) Java Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) CSS
2 32 (62.75%) Hibernate
2 32 (62.75%) Spring
2 32 (62.75%) Spring Integration
3 28 (54.90%) JSP
4 27 (52.94%) Web Services
5 26 (50.98%) RESTful
6 23 (45.10%) AngularJS
6 23 (45.10%) Backbone.js
6 23 (45.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (41.18%) Ajax
8 18 (35.29%) JSON
9 17 (33.33%) Struts
10 16 (31.37%) Gherkin
11 14 (27.45%) HTML
12 11 (21.57%) Servlets
13 9 (17.65%) Java EE
13 9 (17.65%) JPA
13 9 (17.65%) Node.js
13 9 (17.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Virtual Team
2 11 (21.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.73%) Data Structures
3 7 (13.73%) User Experience
4 5 (9.80%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Derivative
5 2 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) MVC
2 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) TDD
3 23 (45.10%) Waterfall
4 19 (37.25%) Test Automation
5 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
5 11 (21.57%) OO
6 9 (17.65%) Concurrent Programming
6 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 8 (15.69%) ETL
8 7 (13.73%) Functional Programming
8 7 (13.73%) Microservices
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Time Management
10 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Pattern Matching
11 3 (5.88%) Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
11 3 (5.88%) Statistics
11 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) Java
2 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
3 32 (62.75%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.88%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) IBM