Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 61 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 37 105 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.93% 4.62% 4.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.82% 13.60% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 87 49
North East median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £275 £304 £281
90th Percentile £488 £478 £445
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +18.06% -2.70% +11.87%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 342 772 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.06% 33.96% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 554 377
North East median daily rate £400 £357 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -4.79% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £270
90th Percentile £550 £525 £534
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.89 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.04% +3.43% -9.57%
10th Percentile £18.45 £8.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.15 £36.50 £45.75
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +3 30 £404 +15.36% 11
Durham -11 5 £400 +14.36%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) XSD
4 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) CSS
6 12 (32.43%) C#
6 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (32.43%) Migration
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 11 (29.73%) jQuery
8 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
9 9 (24.32%) TDD
9 9 (24.32%) JSON
10 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
10 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (21.62%) Spring
10 8 (21.62%) Scrum
10 8 (21.62%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Linux
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.62%) MCSE

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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
3 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.11%) CMS
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.70%) Confluence
7 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Maximo
2 1 (2.70%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.41%) Boomi
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Serverless
3 2 (5.41%) Slack
3 2 (5.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data
4 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.11%) MySQL
6 2 (5.41%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
1 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
3 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (16.22%) Firebug
4 6 (16.22%) Gradle
4 6 (16.22%) Hamcrest
4 6 (16.22%) JUnit
5 4 (10.81%) Selenium
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (5.41%) Sahi
6 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) WATIR
6 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Messaging Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Agile Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Collaboration Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Maximo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
1 14 (37.84%) XSD
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) jQuery
5 9 (24.32%) JSON
6 8 (21.62%) Spring
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) JSP
7 7 (18.92%) Spring Boot
7 7 (18.92%) Spring MVC
8 6 (16.22%) SOAP
9 5 (13.51%) RESTful
9 5 (13.51%) XSLT
10 3 (8.11%) REST
11 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.41%) JDBC
11 2 (5.41%) XForms
11 2 (5.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (24.32%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) BDD
4 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Kanban
5 7 (18.92%) Microservices
6 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
6 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) Statistics
8 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (10.81%) Master Data Management
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Java
4 12 (32.43%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.81%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Groovy
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) XPath
8 2 (5.41%) XQuery
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) MCSE
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) Brightmail
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) IronPort
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) OpenText
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO