Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 61 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 -28
Contract jobs citing XML 65 39 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.13% 3.13% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.29% 9.35% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 63
North East median daily rate £395 £381 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +4.45% -8.75%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £281
90th Percentile £505 £500 £517
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North East median hourly rate £45.00 - £20.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £20.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £20.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +2.50% -1.84% +24.81%

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 425 417 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.52% 33.47% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 266 349
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.91% -0.71%
10th Percentile £279 £289 £262
90th Percentile £538 £519 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 24
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £29.65 £16.50 £16.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.76 £36.00
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +5 39 £400 +10.34% 5
Durham +12 23 £388 - 2
XML
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 27 (41.54%) Oracle
4 25 (38.46%) CSS
4 25 (38.46%) HTML
4 25 (38.46%) SQL
4 25 (38.46%) Scrum
5 24 (36.92%) JSON
6 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (32.31%) Web Services
7 20 (30.77%) Linux
7 20 (30.77%) TDD
8 18 (27.69%) Python
9 17 (26.15%) OOD
9 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
9 17 (26.15%) HTML5
9 17 (26.15%) CSS3
10 14 (21.54%) BDD
10 14 (21.54%) Windows
10 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
11 13 (20.00%) Java
11 13 (20.00%) Jasmine
12 12 (18.46%) MongoDB
12 12 (18.46%) C#
12 12 (18.46%) XSLT
13 11 (16.92%) SOAP
13 11 (16.92%) SOA
13 11 (16.92%) OOP
13 11 (16.92%) Jenkins
14 10 (15.38%) VirtualBox

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 10 (15.38%) nginx
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.15%) SAS
3 4 (6.15%) TPMS
3 4 (6.15%) Tuxedo
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Maximo
2 2 (3.08%) Line 500
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Serverless
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.15%) iPaaS
4 3 (4.62%) Azure Functions
4 3 (4.62%) PaaS
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.08%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.08%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) Boomi
6 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (12.31%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.69%) MySQL
7 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.15%) OLTP
8 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.08%) Big Data
9 2 (3.08%) DB2
9 2 (3.08%) MS Access
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 11 (16.92%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.77%) JIRA
4 7 (10.77%) PVCS
5 5 (7.69%) Selenium
5 5 (7.69%) Subversion
6 4 (6.15%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (6.15%) MSTest
6 4 (6.15%) NUnit
6 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.62%) JDeveloper
8 2 (3.08%) FindBugs
8 2 (3.08%) Gradle
8 2 (3.08%) Hamcrest
8 2 (3.08%) JUnit
8 2 (3.08%) Toad
9 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
1 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Systems Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 4 (6.15%) SAS Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.62%) SOA Developer
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Digital Developer
7 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) CSS
1 25 (38.46%) HTML
2 24 (36.92%) JSON
3 21 (32.31%) Web Services
4 17 (26.15%) CSS3
4 17 (26.15%) HTML5
5 12 (18.46%) XSLT
6 11 (16.92%) SOAP
7 10 (15.38%) CreateJS
7 10 (15.38%) jQuery
7 10 (15.38%) lodash
7 10 (15.38%) XML Schema
8 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (12.31%) .NET
9 8 (12.31%) RESTful
10 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.77%) Flash
10 7 (10.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) RIA
2 8 (12.31%) User Experience
3 7 (10.77%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.15%) Reinsurance
4 4 (6.15%) Wiki
5 2 (3.08%) SCADA
5 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) VME
4 2 (3.08%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Scrum
3 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (30.77%) TDD
5 17 (26.15%) OOD
6 14 (21.54%) BDD
7 11 (16.92%) OOP
7 11 (16.92%) SOA
8 10 (15.38%) Asynchronous Programming
8 10 (15.38%) Microservices
8 10 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (12.31%) Decision-Making
9 8 (12.31%) SDLC
9 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.77%) API Development
10 7 (10.77%) Issue Tracking
10 7 (10.77%) Kanban
10 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.77%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Python
4 13 (20.00%) Java
5 12 (18.46%) C#
6 10 (15.38%) ActionScript
6 10 (15.38%) ActionScript 3.0
6 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.38%) TypeScript
7 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.15%) COBOL
8 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (3.08%) C
10 2 (3.08%) C++
10 2 (3.08%) Groovy
10 2 (3.08%) Java 8
10 2 (3.08%) PHP
10 2 (3.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
1 10 (15.38%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.54%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Micro Focus
5 3 (4.62%) OpenText
6 2 (3.08%) Sage
6 2 (3.08%) Zend
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Perforce
7 1 (1.54%) Siebel