The table below looks at the statistics for XML 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 55 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 137 207 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.08% 3.50% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 11.54% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 164 185
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +2.94%
XML
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
1229 1794 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.57% 30.36% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1460 1280
Median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XML
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 across the City of London region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the City of London region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML 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.

1 115 (46.18%) Java
2 110 (44.18%) SQL
3 105 (42.17%) Finance
4 96 (38.55%) HTML
5 91 (36.55%) JavaScript
6 89 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (31.33%) Web Services
8 73 (29.32%) JSON
9 72 (28.92%) CSS
10 66 (26.51%) Oracle
11 65 (26.10%) REST
12 61 (24.50%) SOAP
13 54 (21.69%) Unix
14 53 (21.29%) Banking
15 49 (19.68%) SQL Server
16 48 (19.28%) .NET
17 42 (16.87%) HTML5
18 41 (16.47%) TDD
19 40 (16.06%) Ajax
20 39 (15.66%) Linux
21 36 (14.46%) C#
21 36 (14.46%) Degree
21 36 (14.46%) AngularJS
22 35 (14.06%) JIRA
22 35 (14.06%) Scrum
23 32 (12.85%) OO
24 31 (12.45%) Git (software)
25 30 (12.05%) Spring
26 29 (11.65%) Software Engineering
26 29 (11.65%) jQuery

XML
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 24 (9.64%) WebSphere
2 20 (8.03%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.02%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.42%) CMS
4 11 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (4.02%) IIS
5 10 (4.02%) Jetty
6 9 (3.61%) nginx
7 8 (3.21%) Apache
7 8 (3.21%) Mule
8 6 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.01%) Drupal
10 4 (1.61%) Confluence
10 4 (1.61%) JBoss
11 3 (1.20%) WordPress
12 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.40%) GIMP
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.40%) RMDS
2 1 (0.40%) Social Studio
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.61%) GitHub
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.20%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.20%) Lucidchart
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) Boomi
5 1 (0.40%) Force.com
5 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.04%) HTTP
2 10 (4.02%) LDAP
3 5 (2.01%) FTP
4 4 (1.61%) CTI
4 4 (1.61%) SNMP
4 4 (1.61%) SSL
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) Network Security
6 2 (0.80%) SAN
7 1 (0.40%) 3G
7 1 (0.40%) DDNS
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
7 1 (0.40%) DMZ
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) Extranet
7 1 (0.40%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) LAN
7 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.84%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.43%) MySQL
4 16 (6.43%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.43%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.61%) Apache Hive
6 9 (3.61%) Impala
6 9 (3.61%) Neo4j
7 8 (3.21%) Big Data
7 8 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.41%) DB2
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.61%) QlikView
10 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (14.06%) JIRA
2 31 (12.45%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.65%) JUnit
4 23 (9.24%) Cucumber
4 23 (9.24%) Jenkins
5 22 (8.84%) Maven
6 21 (8.43%) Selenium
6 21 (8.43%) Subversion
7 10 (4.02%) JBehave
7 10 (4.02%) Mockito
7 10 (4.02%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.61%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.81%) IntelliJ
9 7 (2.81%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.01%) Ant
11 5 (2.01%) EasyMock
11 5 (2.01%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.01%) Xcode
General
1 105 (42.17%) Finance
2 53 (21.29%) Banking
3 21 (8.43%) Financial Institution
4 18 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.42%) Marketing
6 9 (3.61%) Front Office
7 8 (3.21%) Legal
7 8 (3.21%) Retail
8 7 (2.81%) Back Office
9 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.61%) Advertising
10 4 (1.61%) Law
11 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.80%) Games
12 2 (0.80%) Publishing
13 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 141 (56.63%) Developer
2 42 (16.87%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.44%) Analyst
4 20 (8.03%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.23%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.83%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.62%) Architect
8 12 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Implementation Specialist
11 9 (3.61%) ITSM Specialist
11 9 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.61%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.21%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.21%) Consultant
12 8 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.21%) Tester
13 7 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.55%) HTML
2 78 (31.33%) Web Services
3 73 (29.32%) JSON
4 72 (28.92%) CSS
5 65 (26.10%) REST
6 61 (24.50%) SOAP
7 48 (19.28%) .NET
8 42 (16.87%) HTML5
9 40 (16.06%) Ajax
10 36 (14.46%) AngularJS
11 30 (12.05%) Spring
12 29 (11.65%) jQuery
12 29 (11.65%) JSP
13 28 (11.24%) J2EE
14 26 (10.44%) CSS3
15 24 (9.64%) Node.js
16 19 (7.63%) JMS
17 18 (7.23%) ASP.NET
18 16 (6.43%) Servlets
18 16 (6.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.83%) Computer Science
1 17 (6.83%) User Experience
2 16 (6.43%) Hedge funds
3 12 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.82%) Fixed Income
3 12 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (4.42%) Equities
5 9 (3.61%) Derivative
5 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.21%) IVR
7 7 (2.81%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.01%) STB
9 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.61%) iPhone
9 4 (1.61%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.69%) Unix
2 39 (15.66%) Linux
3 22 (8.84%) Windows
4 17 (6.83%) Android
5 15 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.61%) Solaris
7 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.47%) TDD
3 35 (14.06%) Scrum
4 32 (12.85%) OO
5 29 (11.65%) Software Engineering
6 24 (9.64%) SOA
7 23 (9.24%) Data Modelling
8 22 (8.84%) BDD
8 22 (8.84%) SDLC
9 20 (8.03%) MVC
9 20 (8.03%) Project Management
9 20 (8.03%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.63%) ETL
11 17 (6.83%) ITIL
12 16 (6.43%) Asset Management
12 16 (6.43%) Change Management
12 16 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.02%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.18%) Java
2 110 (44.18%) SQL
3 91 (36.55%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.46%) C#
5 25 (10.04%) Perl
6 23 (9.24%) Shell Script
7 20 (8.03%) PL/SQL
8 18 (7.23%) PHP
9 14 (5.62%) Python
10 10 (4.02%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.61%) C++
11 9 (3.61%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.61%) VB
12 8 (3.21%) C
12 8 (3.21%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.41%) Apex Code
13 6 (2.41%) Apple Swift
13 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.41%) XPath
14 5 (2.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (14.46%) Degree
2 10 (4.02%) PMP
3 9 (3.61%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.41%) ISEB
5 4 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.80%) MCSD
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ACCA
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) CIMA
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.63%) QA
2 6 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.20%) SEPA
4 2 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.80%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) EMIR
5 1 (0.40%) FATCA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Firmware
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.80%) Control-M
3 2 (0.80%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.40%) Cacti
4 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.40%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (26.51%) Oracle
2 26 (10.44%) IBM
3 24 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (5.22%) Informatica
6 11 (4.42%) Google
7 10 (4.02%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.81%) BEA
9 6 (2.41%) Facebook
9 6 (2.41%) Twitter
10 5 (2.01%) Adobe
10 5 (2.01%) HP
10 5 (2.01%) Sun
10 5 (2.01%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.61%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.61%) Murex
11 4 (1.61%) Sybase
12 3 (1.20%) Canoo
12 3 (1.20%) Splunk
12 3 (1.20%) Tableau
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aquent
Rate: £200 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago