Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 62 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.59% 1.88% 11.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.60% 7.55% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 0 9
Belfast median daily rate £413 - £375
10th Percentile £263 - £325
90th Percentile £438 - £398
County Antrim median daily rate £413 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.25 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.25 -

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 252 53 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 47.10% 24.88% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 27 32
Belfast median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £250 £171
90th Percentile £508 £425 £461
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Belfast median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% -62.11% +88.24%
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 £32.00
% change year-on-year +13.61% -62.11% +88.24%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017, 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 46 (74.19%) Web Services
2 43 (69.35%) JavaScript
2 43 (69.35%) Finance
3 40 (64.52%) JSON
4 39 (62.90%) CSS
5 36 (58.06%) MVC
6 34 (54.84%) HTML
6 34 (54.84%) Banking
7 30 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (46.77%) SQL
9 27 (43.55%) Java
9 27 (43.55%) Oracle
10 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
11 24 (38.71%) .NET
11 24 (38.71%) RESTful
12 22 (35.48%) C#
13 21 (33.87%) WCF
13 21 (33.87%) WebSphere
14 20 (32.26%) Spring
14 20 (32.26%) Hibernate
15 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
15 18 (29.03%) JSP
15 18 (29.03%) HTML5
15 18 (29.03%) Spring Integration
16 16 (25.81%) jQuery
16 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
17 15 (24.19%) CRM
17 15 (24.19%) Siebel
17 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
17 15 (24.19%) DB2

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 21 (33.87%) WebSphere
2 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Jetty
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) DB2
3 9 (14.52%) Big Data
4 7 (11.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.68%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.23%) Endeca
8 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.61%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) JIRA
2 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.90%) Bitbucket
4 6 (9.68%) NUnit
5 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Ant
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (1.61%) Bower
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) Grunt
8 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (69.35%) Finance
2 34 (54.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 28 (45.16%) Senior Developer
3 24 (38.71%) Java Developer
4 20 (32.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (27.42%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (27.42%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 15 (24.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (24.19%) UI Developer
7 13 (20.97%) Angular Developer
7 13 (20.97%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (20.97%) HTML Developer
8 10 (16.13%) .NET Developer
9 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
10 8 (12.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (8.06%) Big Data Developer
12 5 (8.06%) C++ Developer
12 5 (8.06%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (8.06%) Senior C++ Developer
13 4 (6.45%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) Web Services
2 40 (64.52%) JSON
3 39 (62.90%) CSS
4 34 (54.84%) HTML
5 30 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
7 24 (38.71%) .NET
7 24 (38.71%) RESTful
8 21 (33.87%) WCF
9 20 (32.26%) Hibernate
9 20 (32.26%) Spring
10 18 (29.03%) HTML5
10 18 (29.03%) JSP
10 18 (29.03%) Spring Integration
11 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 16 (25.81%) jQuery
12 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (19.35%) Ajax
14 11 (17.74%) Backbone.js
14 11 (17.74%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) MVC
2 15 (24.19%) CRM
3 7 (11.29%) Concurrent Programming
3 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
3 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
4 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.68%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (9.68%) OO
4 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.68%) SOA
4 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.45%) Case Management
6 4 (6.45%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (6.45%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.84%) Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) TDD
8 2 (3.23%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 27 (43.55%) Java
4 22 (35.48%) C#
5 12 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.29%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.68%) C
7 6 (9.68%) C++
7 6 (9.68%) C++/CLI
8 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.45%) Korn
8 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.61%) VBA
10 1 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Siebel
3 6 (9.68%) Google
3 6 (9.68%) Perforce
4 4 (6.45%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.84%) Twitter
6 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.61%) Sybase