The first table below looks at the demand for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Messaging
Rank 204 195 214
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.11% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate £488 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML Messaging
London

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Messaging across the City of London region.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Messaging across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Messaging.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) WF
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) FpML
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead
4 1 (14.29%) Equities
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
4 1 (14.29%) EMIR
4 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Messaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Designer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) WF
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) FpML
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) EMIR
1 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead
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