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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 183 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.017% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.058% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - -
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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
1582 1729 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.89% 29.46% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1262 1298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JTA
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Atomikos
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Korn

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) FrameMaker
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Author
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Documentation Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JTA
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) Atomikos