The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North East / Durham
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing XML 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 7.78% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.59% 4.35% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Durham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 23 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 37.78% 30.26% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 5
Median daily rate £340 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham 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 Durham

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Durham

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Durham

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Durham region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) JSON
2 13 (86.67%) Publishing
2 13 (86.67%) Node.js
2 13 (86.67%) React
3 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
3 11 (73.33%) Web Development
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
5 8 (53.33%) Linked Data
6 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
6 7 (46.67%) Android
6 7 (46.67%) PHP
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
8 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Android Development
9 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 1 (6.67%) Java
10 1 (6.67%) JSTL
10 1 (6.67%) jQuery
10 1 (6.67%) XPath
10 1 (6.67%) Games
10 1 (6.67%) Subversion
10 1 (6.67%) Advertising
10 1 (6.67%) .NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 13 (86.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Specialist
4 4 (26.67%) Web Specialist
5 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) JSON
2 13 (86.67%) Node.js
2 13 (86.67%) React
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSTL
4 1 (6.67%) SVG
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (53.33%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Android
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Web Development
2 8 (53.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle