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 26 June 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 77 41
Rank change year-on-year +39 -36  
Contract jobs citing XML 7 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.81% 2.99% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 14.95% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 14
Median daily rate £325 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +0.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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 106 281 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.46% 19.97% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 180 103
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +78.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +48 5 £325 -12.16% 6
Sunderland +2 2 - -
XML
North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (65.38%) HTML
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
1 17 (65.38%) JSON
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) Spring
5 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) SOAP
6 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 12 (46.15%) REST
7 11 (42.31%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) Ajax
9 7 (26.92%) TDD
9 7 (26.92%) CSS3
9 7 (26.92%) Unix
9 7 (26.92%) JUnit
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
11 5 (19.23%) Microservices
11 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 5 (19.23%) J2EE
11 5 (19.23%) JBoss
11 5 (19.23%) EJB
11 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
11 5 (19.23%) SOA
11 5 (19.23%) Guice
11 5 (19.23%) Ruby
11 5 (19.23%) Google
11 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (19.23%) JIRA

XML
Co-occurring 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 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Copywriter
7 1 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
1 17 (65.38%) JSON
2 14 (53.85%) Spring
3 13 (50.00%) SOAP
4 12 (46.15%) REST
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
6 8 (30.77%) Ajax
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) Django
8 5 (19.23%) EJB
8 5 (19.23%) Guice
8 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 5 (19.23%) J2EE
8 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
9 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
9 4 (15.38%) RESTful
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Copywriting
8 1 (3.85%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 4 (15.38%) Scala
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) Jython
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) webMethods
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) OpenText
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