The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 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
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 83 49
Rank change year-on-year +37 -34  
Contract jobs citing XML 11 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.92% 2.63% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.05% 13.95% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 14
Median daily rate £400 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +0.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £400
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 £38.00 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.35% -7.33%  

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 156 301 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 27.23% 18.82% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 186 126
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 8
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.28 £14.35 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £36.00 £16.53
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in the North East

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in the North East

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in the North East

XML
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear +46 9 £350 -6.66% 7
XML
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (71.43%) JSON
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 18 (51.43%) HTML
4 17 (48.57%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) Spring
6 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) SOAP
7 12 (34.29%) MVC
7 12 (34.29%) REST
8 11 (31.43%) HTML5
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Unix
10 8 (22.86%) Ajax
11 7 (20.00%) Web Development
11 7 (20.00%) TDD
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) JUnit
11 7 (20.00%) CSS3
11 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 6 (17.14%) Node.js
12 6 (17.14%) React
12 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
12 6 (17.14%) Publishing
12 6 (17.14%) JBoss
13 5 (14.29%) EJB
13 5 (14.29%) .NET
13 5 (14.29%) J2EE
13 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
13 5 (14.29%) SOA

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (17.14%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) Xcode
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Gatling
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) Scala Developer
6 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Copywriter
8 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) JSON
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 18 (51.43%) HTML
4 14 (40.00%) Spring
5 13 (37.14%) SOAP
6 12 (34.29%) REST
7 11 (31.43%) HTML5
8 8 (22.86%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) CSS3
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Node.js
10 6 (17.14%) React
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) Django
11 5 (14.29%) EJB
11 5 (14.29%) Guice
11 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 5 (14.29%) J2EE
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Linked Data
4 2 (5.71%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
3 7 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
5 5 (14.29%) Microservices
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Android Development
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.86%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Jython
8 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.86%) PMP
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) webMethods
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.86%) OpenText
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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