Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 72 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 40 35 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.10% 2.66% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 7.76% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 60
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £476 £500 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -4.00% +10.86%

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 412 451 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.94% 34.30% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 290 359
North East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £270
90th Percentile £516 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £33.07 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.32% +18.09% +73.27%
10th Percentile £41.38 £12.46 £16.86
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.73 £28.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.75
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.97% +7.86%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -4 30 £400 +14.29% 6
Durham +2 9 £350 -6.67% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) JSON
4 14 (35.00%) Linux
5 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) Web Services
5 13 (32.50%) Python
6 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (27.50%) HTML
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.00%) Java
8 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.00%) Scrum
9 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
10 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.00%) RESTful
10 8 (20.00%) Decision-Making
11 7 (17.50%) BDD
11 7 (17.50%) TDD
11 7 (17.50%) Statistics
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (17.50%) PVCS
11 7 (17.50%) SOAP
12 6 (15.00%) XSLT
12 6 (15.00%) OOP
12 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
13 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
13 5 (12.50%) HTML5

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 5 (12.50%) nginx
2 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 4 (10.00%) TPMS
2 4 (10.00%) Tuxedo
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Maximo
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.00%) BrowserStack
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Serverless
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
1 5 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) OLTP
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.50%) PVCS
4 4 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) FindBugs
5 2 (5.00%) Gradle
5 2 (5.00%) Hamcrest
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Gitweb
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) SAS Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Maximo Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Maximo Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) JSON
2 13 (32.50%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) RESTful
5 7 (17.50%) SOAP
6 6 (15.00%) XSLT
7 5 (12.50%) CreateJS
7 5 (12.50%) CSS3
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) lodash
7 5 (12.50%) XSD
8 4 (10.00%) Flash
8 4 (10.00%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) Spring
9 3 (7.50%) REST
10 2 (5.00%) Java EE
10 2 (5.00%) JAXB
10 2 (5.00%) Swagger
10 2 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) RIA
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.00%) SCADA
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) VME
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (25.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 7 (17.50%) BDD
4 7 (17.50%) Statistics
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) OOP
6 5 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
6 5 (12.50%) Kanban
6 5 (12.50%) OOD
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) Microservices
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) ActionScript
5 5 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.00%) COBOL
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) Groovy
8 2 (5.00%) Java 8
9 1 (2.50%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 1 (2.50%) VB
9 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
1 5 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Micro Focus
3 3 (7.50%) OpenText
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel