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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing XML 45 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 13.39% 2.35% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.57% 8.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 176 25 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 52.38% 29.41% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 12 11
Median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -7 44 £388 -
XML
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 44 (78.57%) JSON
2 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 36 (64.29%) Web Services
3 34 (60.71%) Finance
4 32 (57.14%) CSS
4 32 (57.14%) HTML
5 30 (53.57%) SQL
6 27 (48.21%) MVC
7 25 (44.64%) .NET
7 25 (44.64%) Banking
8 23 (41.07%) C#
9 22 (39.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (37.50%) WCF
10 21 (37.50%) HTML5
11 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
12 17 (30.36%) Java
12 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
13 16 (28.57%) Oracle
13 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
13 16 (28.57%) jQuery
14 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
14 15 (26.79%) CRM
14 15 (26.79%) Siebel
14 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (26.79%) User Experience
15 14 (25.00%) RESTful
16 12 (21.43%) JIRA
16 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
17 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
18 10 (17.86%) Spring

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 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.36%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) Big Data
3 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.71%) Apache Hive
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (7.14%) DB2
6 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.57%) Endeca
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.79%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.79%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.71%) NUnit
5 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (3.57%) Babel
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 15 (26.79%) UI Developer
5 14 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
7 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
7 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (16.07%) Angular Developer
8 9 (16.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 8 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (14.29%) HTML Developer
9 8 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 6 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (8.93%) Big Data Developer
11 5 (8.93%) C++ Developer
11 5 (8.93%) C++/C# Developer
11 5 (8.93%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (7.14%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (78.57%) JSON
2 36 (64.29%) Web Services
3 32 (57.14%) CSS
3 32 (57.14%) HTML
4 25 (44.64%) .NET
5 22 (39.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (37.50%) HTML5
6 21 (37.50%) WCF
7 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
8 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 16 (28.57%) jQuery
9 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (25.00%) RESTful
11 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
11 10 (17.86%) Spring
12 9 (16.07%) Node.js
13 8 (14.29%) JSP
13 8 (14.29%) Servlets
13 8 (14.29%) Spring Boot
13 8 (14.29%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 8 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) MVC
2 15 (26.79%) CRM
3 8 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
3 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.71%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (10.71%) OO
4 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.71%) SOA
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.14%) Case Management
6 4 (7.14%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (7.14%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.36%) Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Coaching
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.57%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) C#
4 17 (30.36%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 10 (17.86%) TypeScript
7 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 6 (10.71%) C
8 6 (10.71%) C++
8 6 (10.71%) C++/CLI
9 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.14%) Korn
9 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.57%) ECMAScript
10 2 (3.57%) ES6
10 2 (3.57%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.79%) VBA
11 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) HDFS
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Siebel
3 6 (10.71%) Google
3 6 (10.71%) Perforce
3 6 (10.71%) Twitter
4 4 (7.14%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase