Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

XML
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 52 132 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.25% 4.84% 3.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.43% 18.01% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 101 49
North East median daily rate £364 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £300
90th Percentile £488 £476 £647
England median daily rate £460 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North East median hourly rate - £20.50 -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%

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 337 733 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.53% 26.88% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 498 367
North East median daily rate £400 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% -9.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £555
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 11
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +57.57% -40.77%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.64 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.60 £27.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017. 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 +8 44 £365 -2.67% 2
Durham - 4 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
1 31 (59.62%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 25 (48.08%) JSON
4 21 (40.38%) C#
5 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (36.54%) Spring
6 19 (36.54%) CSS
6 19 (36.54%) SOAP
7 18 (34.62%) HTML
8 17 (32.69%) .NET
9 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
10 14 (26.92%) SharePoint
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle
11 13 (25.00%) JSP
12 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.08%) Migration
12 12 (23.08%) Scrum
13 11 (21.15%) TDD
13 11 (21.15%) SOA
13 11 (21.15%) Web Services
13 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
14 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
14 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
14 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
14 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
14 10 (19.23%) XSD
14 10 (19.23%) OO
15 9 (17.31%) Windows
15 9 (17.31%) Linux

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 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
2 14 (26.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (17.31%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (17.31%) IIS
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (15.38%) Skype for Business
5 7 (13.46%) OpenStack
6 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
7 4 (7.69%) JBoss
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
8 3 (5.77%) CMS
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (3.85%) Tuxedo
10 1 (1.92%) Apache
10 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Maximo
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.77%) IaaS
2 3 (5.77%) PaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Serverless
3 2 (3.85%) Boomi
3 2 (3.85%) Slack
3 2 (3.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 9 (17.31%) InterSystems Cache
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (3.85%) OLTP
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 8 (15.38%) JUnit
3 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.54%) Subversion
5 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.69%) Firebug
6 4 (7.69%) Gradle
6 4 (7.69%) Hamcrest
7 3 (5.77%) Hudson
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (3.85%) Protractor
9 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Messaging Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) Collaboration Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Maximo Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Messaging Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.85%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) JSON
2 19 (36.54%) CSS
2 19 (36.54%) SOAP
2 19 (36.54%) Spring
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) .NET
5 13 (25.00%) JSP
6 11 (21.15%) Web Services
7 10 (19.23%) XSD
8 9 (17.31%) Apache Camel
8 9 (17.31%) GWT
8 9 (17.31%) RESTful
9 8 (15.38%) jQuery
9 8 (15.38%) Spring Security
10 7 (13.46%) REST
11 5 (9.62%) JPA
12 4 (7.69%) EJB
12 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
12 4 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 4 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
2 12 (23.08%) Scrum
3 11 (21.15%) SOA
3 11 (21.15%) TDD
4 10 (19.23%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) BDD
5 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 7 (13.46%) Kanban
6 7 (13.46%) MVC
7 6 (11.54%) DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
8 5 (9.62%) Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
1 31 (59.62%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 21 (40.38%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.77%) Groovy
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) COBOL
8 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) XPath
8 2 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) MCSE
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) HL7
2 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.38%) Brightmail
2 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Ansible
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Google
3 9 (17.31%) InterSystems
4 8 (15.38%) IronPort
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 3 (5.77%) OpenText
6 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.92%) BEA
8 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.92%) TIBCO