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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / North East
Rank 60 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Contract jobs citing XML 26 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.59% 4.25% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 14.40% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 11
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 290 257 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.54% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 174 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £544 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -25 19 £350 +9.80% 9
Durham +3 7 £375 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 44 (57.14%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) JavaScript
3 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 35 (45.45%) CSS
4 34 (44.16%) Web Services
4 34 (44.16%) JSON
5 27 (35.06%) .NET
6 24 (31.17%) HTML
7 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (27.27%) TDD
8 20 (25.97%) Open Source
9 18 (23.38%) Ruby
9 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
10 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.78%) MVC
10 16 (20.78%) Selenium
11 15 (19.48%) BDD
12 14 (18.18%) Node.js
12 14 (18.18%) QA
12 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 14 (18.18%) C#
13 13 (16.88%) SOAP
13 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.88%) HP UFT
13 13 (16.88%) Publishing
13 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
13 13 (16.88%) WATIR
13 13 (16.88%) Web Development
13 13 (16.88%) Sahi

XML
Top Related 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 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) JBoss
3 4 (5.19%) SAS
3 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Documentum
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) RTSP
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) HBase
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.30%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Selenium
2 13 (16.88%) HP UFT
2 13 (16.88%) Sahi
2 13 (16.88%) WATIR
3 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.49%) JIRA
5 4 (5.19%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.19%) JUnit
5 4 (5.19%) Log4j
5 4 (5.19%) Subversion
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.60%) MSI
7 2 (2.60%) NMock
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.60%) WiX
7 2 (2.60%) Xcode
General
1 13 (16.88%) Publishing
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Web Developer
4 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (7.79%) QA Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Mobile Web Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Mobile Specialist
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Web Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Android Developer
7 3 (3.90%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) CSS
2 34 (44.16%) JSON
2 34 (44.16%) Web Services
3 27 (35.06%) .NET
4 24 (31.17%) HTML
5 14 (18.18%) Node.js
6 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
6 13 (16.88%) React
6 13 (16.88%) SOAP
7 12 (15.58%) Ajax
7 12 (15.58%) REST
8 11 (14.29%) HTML5
8 11 (14.29%) Spring
9 10 (12.99%) jQuery
10 9 (11.69%) CSS3
11 8 (10.39%) XSLT
12 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.49%) J2EE
12 5 (6.49%) RESTful
12 5 (6.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.39%) Linked Data
3 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.60%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) iPhone
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Android
1 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (27.27%) TDD
2 20 (25.97%) Open Source
3 16 (20.78%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) BDD
5 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
5 13 (16.88%) Web Development
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
7 8 (10.39%) Data Protection
8 7 (9.09%) DevOps
9 6 (7.79%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Android Development
10 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.49%) iOS Development
10 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.19%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.14%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) JavaScript
3 35 (45.45%) SQL
4 18 (23.38%) Ruby
5 14 (18.18%) C#
6 9 (11.69%) T-SQL
7 8 (10.39%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.90%) C
10 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.90%) Scala
10 3 (3.90%) VB
11 2 (2.60%) ABAP
11 2 (2.60%) C++
11 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) Jython
12 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.30%) Python
12 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Google
3 5 (6.49%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.60%) Informatica
4 2 (2.60%) Pega
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) VMware
4 2 (2.60%) webMethods
5 1 (1.30%) Borland
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) OpenText
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