The table below looks at the statistics for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Messaging
London / City of London
Rank - 146 184
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.51% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £488 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +112.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £32.54

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1067 973 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.38% 32.11% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 813 1227
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing XML Messaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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