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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 169 202 199
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.054% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.18% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £420 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +39.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
XML Messaging
London

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
1249 1686 1716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.43% 30.52% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1382 1270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 5 (55.56%) XPath
4 5 (55.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) Back Office
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (22.22%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Solaris
7 2 (22.22%) JMS
7 2 (22.22%) EJB
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) Front Office
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Middleware
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) XML Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (55.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) WF
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCSD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) DevExpress