Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 44 120 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.80% 4.92% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.66% 17.54% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 95 41
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% -17.89% +35.71%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £300
90th Percentile £488 £492 £653
North East median daily rate £364 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -9.06% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £20.50 -
North East median hourly rate - £20.50 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 281 684 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.68% 28.04% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 476 288
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £354 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% -11.62% +8.91%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £269
90th Percentile £547 £500 £588
North East median daily rate £400 £357 £400
% change year-on-year +12.03% -10.74% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% +6.60% -11.67%
10th Percentile £16.50 £26.60 £19.03
90th Percentile £47.76 £36.00 £27.70
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year +60.71% +58.78% -41.22%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 40 £365 -11.52% 1
Sunderland -1 4 - -
XML
North East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XML.

1 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) Java
3 24 (54.55%) JSON
4 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Spring
5 18 (40.91%) C#
5 18 (40.91%) CSS
5 18 (40.91%) SOAP
6 17 (38.64%) HTML
7 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 14 (31.82%) Tomcat
8 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
8 13 (29.55%) JSP
9 12 (27.27%) Scrum
10 11 (25.00%) Migration
10 11 (25.00%) TDD
10 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) Web Services
11 10 (22.73%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) SOA
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.45%) XSD
12 9 (20.45%) IIS
12 9 (20.45%) HL7
12 9 (20.45%) GWT
12 9 (20.45%) Google
12 9 (20.45%) InterSystems Cache
12 9 (20.45%) InterSystems

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 14 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (20.45%) IIS
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
4 7 (15.91%) OpenStack
4 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.55%) CMS
7 2 (4.55%) Tuxedo
7 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.27%) Apache
8 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.55%) Boomi
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Serverless
2 2 (4.55%) Slack
2 2 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) OLTP
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.18%) JUnit
2 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.36%) Subversion
5 4 (9.09%) Firebug
5 4 (9.09%) Gradle
5 4 (9.09%) Hamcrest
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.82%) Hudson
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.55%) Protractor
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Collaboration Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) COBOL Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) JSON
2 19 (43.18%) Spring
3 18 (40.91%) CSS
3 18 (40.91%) SOAP
4 17 (38.64%) HTML
5 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 13 (29.55%) JSP
7 10 (22.73%) Web Services
8 9 (20.45%) Apache Camel
8 9 (20.45%) GWT
8 9 (20.45%) XSD
9 8 (18.18%) RESTful
9 8 (18.18%) Spring Security
10 7 (15.91%) jQuery
10 7 (15.91%) REST
11 5 (11.36%) JPA
12 4 (9.09%) EJB
12 4 (9.09%) Spring Boot
12 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
13 3 (6.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
1 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
1 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) Migration
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) OO
4 10 (22.73%) SOA
5 8 (18.18%) BDD
6 7 (15.91%) Kanban
6 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
6 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) DevOps
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (9.09%) Master Data Management
8 4 (9.09%) Microservices
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) C#
5 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.55%) COBOL
8 2 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) XPath
8 2 (4.55%) XQuery
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) MCSE
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) HL7
2 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.91%) Brightmail
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Google
1 9 (20.45%) InterSystems
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) IronPort
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Dell
3 2 (4.55%) Micro Focus
3 2 (4.55%) OpenText
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.27%) BEA
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO