Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 54 54 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.07% 4.44% 4.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.17% 15.00% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 100
North East median daily rate £385 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £221 £275 £291
90th Percentile £571 £488 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £20.50
England median hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.41% +23.37%

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 410 360 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.92% 29.61% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 249 525
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £285
90th Percentile £556 £538 £512
England median daily rate £480 £471 £425
% change year-on-year +2.02% +10.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -3.45% +42.86%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £44.98 £37.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -14 32 £375 +1.35% 13
Durham +1 16 £388 - 2
XML
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) SQL
3 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.89%) Oracle
5 20 (37.04%) CSS
5 20 (37.04%) JSON
6 19 (35.19%) Scrum
6 19 (35.19%) Web Services
6 19 (35.19%) HTML
7 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (31.48%) HTML5
8 17 (31.48%) Java
8 17 (31.48%) C#
9 16 (29.63%) TDD
9 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
11 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 14 (25.93%) Microservices
12 13 (24.07%) CSS3
12 13 (24.07%) SOAP
12 13 (24.07%) JIRA
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (22.22%) Unix
13 12 (22.22%) .NET
13 12 (22.22%) OOD
13 12 (22.22%) XML Schema
13 12 (22.22%) BDD
13 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
13 12 (22.22%) Open Source
13 12 (22.22%) Test Automation

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 9 (16.67%) nginx
2 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 4 (7.41%) Confluence
4 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Line 500
2 3 (5.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) GitHub
3 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) Boomi
3 4 (7.41%) Google Analytics
3 4 (7.41%) IaaS
3 4 (7.41%) iPaaS
3 4 (7.41%) PaaS
3 4 (7.41%) SaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Azure Functions
4 3 (5.56%) Serverless
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) SSL
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.26%) MS Access
6 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (5.56%) MySQL
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.70%) Big Data
9 1 (1.85%) DB2
9 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.85%) SQLite
9 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) JIRA
3 12 (22.22%) Selenium
4 11 (20.37%) Cucumber
5 9 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 8 (14.81%) Gatling
6 8 (14.81%) JUnit
6 8 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
8 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (9.26%) Toad
9 4 (7.41%) Ant
9 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
9 4 (7.41%) Grunt
9 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.41%) Maven
9 4 (7.41%) MSTest
9 4 (7.41%) NUnit
9 4 (7.41%) Sublime Text
9 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Support
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Support Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SOA Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) CSS
1 20 (37.04%) JSON
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 19 (35.19%) Web Services
3 17 (31.48%) HTML5
4 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 13 (24.07%) CSS3
5 13 (24.07%) SOAP
6 12 (22.22%) .NET
6 12 (22.22%) REST
6 12 (22.22%) XML Schema
7 11 (20.37%) jQuery
7 11 (20.37%) XSLT
8 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.81%) J2EE
9 8 (14.81%) Node.js
9 8 (14.81%) Spring
10 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.41%) Reinsurance
4 3 (5.56%) RIA
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Wiki
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Scrum
3 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (29.63%) TDD
5 14 (25.93%) Microservices
6 12 (22.22%) BDD
6 12 (22.22%) OOD
6 12 (22.22%) Open Source
6 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.81%) SOA
10 7 (12.96%) API Development
10 7 (12.96%) SDLC
11 5 (9.26%) Kanban
11 5 (9.26%) MVC
11 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) C#
3 17 (31.48%) Java
4 10 (18.52%) Python
5 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.26%) ActionScript
6 5 (9.26%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.26%) Groovy
6 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) Scala
6 5 (9.26%) TypeScript
6 5 (9.26%) VBA
7 4 (7.41%) Haskell
7 4 (7.41%) Perl
7 4 (7.41%) XPath
8 3 (5.56%) Java 8
8 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
1 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
2 5 (9.26%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HAProxy
2 4 (7.41%) Grafana
2 4 (7.41%) Kibana
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Sage
4 4 (7.41%) Adobe
4 4 (7.41%) Dell
4 4 (7.41%) Google
4 4 (7.41%) webMethods
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Zend
7 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.85%) Solace