Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 53 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 51 46 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.20% 3.79% 4.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.01% 13.45% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 96
North East median daily rate £388 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £548 £488 £476
England median daily rate £450 £460 £425
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £20.50
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.22% -3.53% +21.43%

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 392 342 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.26% 28.17% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 217 483
North East median daily rate £407 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £518 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 28
North East median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.58 £16.50 £14.28
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.68%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -17 28 £388 +6.53% 12
Durham +7 20 £385 - 2
XML
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Web Services
3 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 22 (43.14%) Oracle
5 21 (41.18%) HTML
5 21 (41.18%) CSS
6 19 (37.25%) TDD
6 19 (37.25%) JSON
7 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
8 16 (31.37%) HTML5
8 16 (31.37%) BDD
8 16 (31.37%) CSS3
9 15 (29.41%) OOD
10 14 (27.45%) XSLT
11 13 (25.49%) Java
11 13 (25.49%) SOAP
12 12 (23.53%) C#
12 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 12 (23.53%) Linux
13 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
13 11 (21.57%) Jasmine
13 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
14 10 (19.61%) REST
14 10 (19.61%) User Experience
14 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
14 10 (19.61%) .NET
14 10 (19.61%) SOA

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 8 (15.69%) nginx
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Maximo
2 2 (3.92%) Line 500
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) iPaaS
2 4 (7.84%) Serverless
3 3 (5.88%) Azure Functions
3 3 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Boomi
5 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (5.88%) Big Data
7 3 (5.88%) MySQL
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) MS Access
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.96%) SQLite
9 1 (1.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) Jasmine
3 9 (17.65%) JIRA
4 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (7.84%) MSTest
6 4 (7.84%) NUnit
6 4 (7.84%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (5.88%) JDeveloper
7 3 (5.88%) Maven
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.92%) Subversion
8 2 (3.92%) Toad
9 1 (1.96%) Hamcrest
9 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.96%) Mockito
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SOA Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) Web Services
2 21 (41.18%) CSS
2 21 (41.18%) HTML
3 19 (37.25%) JSON
4 16 (31.37%) CSS3
4 16 (31.37%) HTML5
5 14 (27.45%) XSLT
6 13 (25.49%) SOAP
7 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
8 10 (19.61%) .NET
8 10 (19.61%) REST
8 10 (19.61%) XML Schema
9 9 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
10 8 (15.69%) CreateJS
10 8 (15.69%) jQuery
10 8 (15.69%) lodash
11 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Core
11 7 (13.73%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) User Experience
2 7 (13.73%) N-Tier
3 6 (11.76%) RIA
4 4 (7.84%) Reinsurance
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Social Media
6 2 (3.92%) Wiki
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 19 (37.25%) TDD
4 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (31.37%) BDD
6 15 (29.41%) OOD
7 10 (19.61%) SOA
7 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (17.65%) Microservices
8 9 (17.65%) OOP
9 8 (15.69%) Asynchronous Programming
9 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 8 (15.69%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (13.73%) API Development
10 7 (13.73%) Kanban
11 6 (11.76%) User Stories
12 5 (9.80%) MVC
12 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Java
3 12 (23.53%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) Python
5 8 (15.69%) ActionScript
5 8 (15.69%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.69%) TypeScript
6 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) XPath
8 3 (5.88%) Java 8
8 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (5.88%) XQuery
9 2 (3.92%) Groovy
9 2 (3.92%) PHP
9 2 (3.92%) VBA
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
1 8 (15.69%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Sage
4 2 (3.92%) Zend
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) OpenText
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) Siebel
5 1 (1.96%) Solace