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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 197 195 202
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£538 £488 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -17.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1598 1779 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.33% 29.82% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1294 1380 1438
Average daily rate £425 £438 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 25
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) ATG
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
2 1 (25.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) JTA
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) IBM