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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Messaging
Rank 203 216 198
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 2 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.070% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.24% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 22
Average daily rate
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£305 £525 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.90% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1721 2113 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.18% 29.74% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1630 1683
Average daily rate £449 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
XML Messaging
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) WF
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) FpML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Designer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) WF
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) FpML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
1 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore