Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 21 November 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 34 26
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 82 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 13.83% 1.81% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.93% 7.81% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 2 0
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £275 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.25 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.25 -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 249 64 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 41.99% 23.19% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 32 14
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £295
90th Percentile £488 £453 £461
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in County Antrim

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in County Antrim

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in County Antrim over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in County Antrim

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in County Antrim

XML
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +16 81 £413 +50.00% 2
XML
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for XML.

1 66 (80.49%) Java
2 61 (74.39%) JavaScript
3 58 (70.73%) Web Services
4 57 (69.51%) CSS
5 55 (67.07%) MVC
6 53 (64.63%) Finance
7 51 (62.20%) Hibernate
7 51 (62.20%) Spring
7 51 (62.20%) Spring Integration
8 50 (60.98%) WebSphere
9 47 (57.32%) Banking
10 46 (56.10%) Oracle
11 45 (54.88%) JSP
11 45 (54.88%) RESTful
12 41 (50.00%) SQL
13 38 (46.34%) DB2
13 38 (46.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 36 (43.90%) AngularJS
15 34 (41.46%) Backbone.js
16 33 (40.24%) JSON
17 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (36.59%) HTML
18 30 (36.59%) Ajax
19 28 (34.15%) WebLogic
19 28 (34.15%) Struts
20 26 (31.71%) Relational Database
20 26 (31.71%) RDBMS
21 24 (29.27%) TDD
21 24 (29.27%) Waterfall
21 24 (29.27%) Virtual Team

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 50 (60.98%) WebSphere
2 28 (34.15%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.66%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.34%) DB2
2 26 (31.71%) RDBMS
2 26 (31.71%) Relational Database
3 23 (28.05%) DB2 UDB
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.54%) Apache Hive
6 7 (8.54%) Big Data
6 7 (8.54%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.66%) QlikView
8 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Bower
1 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
1 17 (20.73%) Eclipse
1 17 (20.73%) Grunt
1 17 (20.73%) Jasmine
1 17 (20.73%) JUnit
2 4 (4.88%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 4 (4.88%) NUnit
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (64.63%) Finance
2 47 (57.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Front Office
3 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (96.34%) Developer
2 66 (80.49%) Java Developer
3 46 (56.10%) Senior Developer
4 41 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (40.24%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (32.93%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 23 (28.05%) HTML CSS Developer
7 23 (28.05%) HTML Developer
8 19 (23.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (20.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 6 (7.32%) UI Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Angular Developer
11 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Ab Initio Developer
12 4 (4.88%) C++ Developer
12 4 (4.88%) C++/C# Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Senior C++ Developer
13 3 (3.66%) Analyst
13 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (70.73%) Web Services
2 57 (69.51%) CSS
3 51 (62.20%) Hibernate
3 51 (62.20%) Spring
3 51 (62.20%) Spring Integration
4 45 (54.88%) JSP
4 45 (54.88%) RESTful
5 38 (46.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 36 (43.90%) AngularJS
7 34 (41.46%) Backbone.js
8 33 (40.24%) JSON
9 30 (36.59%) Ajax
9 30 (36.59%) HTML
10 28 (34.15%) Struts
11 17 (20.73%) Gherkin
11 17 (20.73%) Java EE
11 17 (20.73%) JPA
11 17 (20.73%) Node.js
11 17 (20.73%) Servlets
11 17 (20.73%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Virtual Team
2 11 (13.41%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.20%) User Experience
4 6 (7.32%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.32%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.07%) MVC
2 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) TDD
3 24 (29.27%) Waterfall
4 23 (28.05%) Test Automation
5 19 (23.17%) Data Modelling
6 17 (20.73%) Concurrent Programming
6 17 (20.73%) Multithreading
7 13 (15.85%) OO
8 8 (9.76%) ETL
8 8 (9.76%) Time Management
9 7 (8.54%) Project Management
10 6 (7.32%) Functional Programming
10 6 (7.32%) Microservices
10 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
11 5 (6.10%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Pattern Matching
12 4 (4.88%) Metaprogramming
12 4 (4.88%) Parallel Processing
12 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) Java
2 61 (74.39%) JavaScript
3 41 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (20.73%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.76%) C#
6 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.88%) C
6 4 (4.88%) C++
6 4 (4.88%) C++/CLI
6 4 (4.88%) Korn
6 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.88%) Ab Initio
3 4 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Perforce
3 4 (4.88%) Siebel
4 3 (3.66%) Cognos