The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 61 33 27
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6  
Contract jobs citing XML 17 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.95% 4.87% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.33% 15.32% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 10
Median daily rate £350 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +0.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £433 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 232 222 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.28% 31.81% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 153 81
Median daily rate £379 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Tyne and Wear

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Tyne and Wear

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Tyne and Wear

XML
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 16 £350 - 4
Sunderland -2 1 - - 1
XML
North East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XML.

1 39 (68.42%) Java
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) .NET
4 24 (42.11%) Web Services
5 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
6 22 (38.60%) HTML
7 20 (35.09%) TDD
8 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.33%) CSS
8 19 (33.33%) Open Source
9 18 (31.58%) Ruby
10 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
11 16 (28.07%) JSON
12 15 (26.32%) Selenium
12 15 (26.32%) BDD
12 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.32%) MVC
13 14 (24.56%) C#
14 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
14 13 (22.81%) HP UFT
14 13 (22.81%) Sahi
14 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
14 13 (22.81%) QA
14 13 (22.81%) WATIR
14 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
16 11 (19.30%) Ajax
16 11 (19.30%) REST
16 11 (19.30%) SOAP
17 9 (15.79%) T-SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 4 (7.02%) SAS
3 4 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) Documentum
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.51%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) HBase
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) HP UFT
2 13 (22.81%) Sahi
2 13 (22.81%) WATIR
3 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.02%) Log4j
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) JUnit
7 2 (3.51%) MSI
7 2 (3.51%) NMock
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.51%) WiX
8 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (8.77%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) Web Services
3 22 (38.60%) HTML
4 19 (33.33%) CSS
5 16 (28.07%) JSON
6 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
7 11 (19.30%) Ajax
7 11 (19.30%) REST
7 11 (19.30%) SOAP
8 9 (15.79%) HTML5
8 9 (15.79%) Spring
9 8 (14.04%) jQuery
10 7 (12.28%) CSS3
11 6 (10.53%) XSLT
12 5 (8.77%) Django
12 5 (8.77%) Guice
12 5 (8.77%) LINQ
12 5 (8.77%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (8.77%) Spring MVC
12 5 (8.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
1 8 (14.04%) Unix
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) TDD
2 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Open Source
3 15 (26.32%) BDD
3 15 (26.32%) MVC
4 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
5 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Management
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) Java
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.58%) Ruby
5 14 (24.56%) C#
6 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
8 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.26%) C
9 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.26%) VB
10 2 (3.51%) ABAP
10 2 (3.51%) C++
10 2 (3.51%) Scala
11 1 (1.75%) Jython
11 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.75%) PHP
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Google
3 5 (8.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.51%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.51%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) Pega
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Borland
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) OpenText
5 1 (1.75%) webMethods
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago