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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 58 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 117 201 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.49% 3.67% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 12.45% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 164 188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £19.72 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
1131 1615 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.76% 29.47% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1309 1382
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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.

1 111 (46.64%) Finance
2 105 (44.12%) SQL
3 99 (41.60%) Java
4 86 (36.13%) HTML
5 80 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (32.77%) JavaScript
7 67 (28.15%) Oracle
7 67 (28.15%) Web Services
8 65 (27.31%) CSS
8 65 (27.31%) JSON
9 57 (23.95%) SQL Server
10 54 (22.69%) .NET
11 51 (21.43%) Banking
12 49 (20.59%) REST
13 48 (20.17%) SOAP
14 47 (19.75%) Unix
15 42 (17.65%) C#
16 38 (15.97%) OO
16 38 (15.97%) Scrum
16 38 (15.97%) Degree
17 37 (15.55%) HTML5
18 35 (14.71%) TDD
19 33 (13.87%) Linux
19 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
20 32 (13.45%) Windows
20 32 (13.45%) JIRA
21 28 (11.76%) Spring
21 28 (11.76%) Cucumber
22 27 (11.34%) AngularJS
22 27 (11.34%) SOA

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 21 (8.82%) Node.js
2 18 (7.56%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.56%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.88%) CMS
3 14 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.04%) IIS
5 10 (4.20%) Jetty
5 10 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (3.78%) nginx
7 5 (2.10%) Confluence
7 5 (2.10%) Mule
8 4 (1.68%) Apache
8 4 (1.68%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (1.26%) Drupal
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.26%) JBoss
9 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.84%) WMQI
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Excel
1 15 (6.30%) MS Office
2 9 (3.78%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.52%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) GIMP
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.42%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.26%) GitHub
3 3 (1.26%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.26%) Lucidchart
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.30%) HTTP
2 5 (2.10%) LDAP
2 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.68%) Firewall
3 4 (1.68%) FTP
4 3 (1.26%) DHCP
4 3 (1.26%) DNS
4 3 (1.26%) SSL
4 3 (1.26%) VPN
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) Network Security
5 2 (0.84%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) 3G
6 1 (0.42%) 4G
6 1 (0.42%) DMZ
6 1 (0.42%) Extranet
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.66%) MySQL
3 22 (9.24%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.98%) Oracle Database
5 17 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.30%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.62%) Apache Hive
9 9 (3.78%) Impala
9 9 (3.78%) Neo4j
10 8 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.36%) Big Data
10 8 (3.36%) DB2
11 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.52%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.10%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (13.45%) JIRA
2 28 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 25 (10.50%) Git (software)
4 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
5 22 (9.24%) JUnit
5 22 (9.24%) Maven
6 19 (7.98%) Selenium
7 18 (7.56%) Subversion
8 13 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.78%) Ant
9 9 (3.78%) Mockito
10 8 (3.36%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.36%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.94%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.52%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.52%) JBehave
12 6 (2.52%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.10%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (2.10%) EasyMock
General
1 111 (46.64%) Finance
2 51 (21.43%) Banking
3 19 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.30%) Financial Institution
5 14 (5.88%) Front Office
6 8 (3.36%) Back Office
6 8 (3.36%) Marketing
7 7 (2.94%) Legal
8 5 (2.10%) Law
8 5 (2.10%) Publishing
9 4 (1.68%) Billing
9 4 (1.68%) Retail
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (57.98%) Developer
2 44 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.61%) Analyst
4 21 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 18 (7.56%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.30%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.04%) SQL Developer
8 12 (5.04%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.36%) Architect
12 7 (2.94%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.94%) Tester
13 6 (2.52%) Administrator
13 6 (2.52%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (2.52%) Scala Developer
13 6 (2.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (36.13%) HTML
2 67 (28.15%) Web Services
3 65 (27.31%) CSS
3 65 (27.31%) JSON
4 54 (22.69%) .NET
5 49 (20.59%) REST
6 48 (20.17%) SOAP
7 37 (15.55%) HTML5
8 28 (11.76%) Spring
9 27 (11.34%) AngularJS
10 24 (10.08%) Ajax
10 24 (10.08%) J2EE
10 24 (10.08%) jQuery
11 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET
11 23 (9.66%) XSLT
12 20 (8.40%) CSS3
13 19 (7.98%) JSP
14 15 (6.30%) RESTful
15 14 (5.88%) XML Schema
16 13 (5.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.98%) Derivative
2 19 (7.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.88%) Equities
5 13 (5.46%) Fixed Income
5 13 (5.46%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.04%) Hedge funds
7 11 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.36%) User Experience
10 6 (2.52%) IVR
10 6 (2.52%) Smartcard
11 5 (2.10%) Data Extraction
11 5 (2.10%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.68%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.68%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.75%) Unix
2 33 (13.87%) Linux
3 32 (13.45%) Windows
4 13 (5.46%) Android
5 11 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.68%) Solaris
7 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.84%) AIX
9 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.97%) OO
2 38 (15.97%) Scrum
3 35 (14.71%) TDD
4 27 (11.34%) SOA
5 25 (10.50%) Software Engineering
6 22 (9.24%) Data Modelling
7 21 (8.82%) SDLC
7 21 (8.82%) Web Development
8 20 (8.40%) Change Management
8 20 (8.40%) Project Management
9 19 (7.98%) Business Analysis
9 19 (7.98%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.56%) BDD
10 18 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.56%) UML
11 17 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 15 (6.30%) ETL
12 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
12 15 (6.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.12%) SQL
2 99 (41.60%) Java
3 78 (32.77%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.65%) C#
5 19 (7.98%) PL/SQL
6 16 (6.72%) Perl
6 16 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.88%) PHP
8 9 (3.78%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.78%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.36%) C++
9 8 (3.36%) Python
10 6 (2.52%) Scala
10 6 (2.52%) VB
10 6 (2.52%) VBA
10 6 (2.52%) XAML
11 5 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.10%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.68%) VB6
12 4 (1.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (15.97%) Degree
2 11 (4.62%) ISEB
3 7 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.68%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.68%) PMP
4 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) MCSD
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) ACCA
7 1 (0.42%) CIMA
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.26%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.26%) MiFID
4 2 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.94%) Docker
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.26%) vMotion
3 2 (0.84%) Control-M
3 2 (0.84%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) Ambari
4 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 67 (28.15%) Oracle
2 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.56%) IBM
4 10 (4.20%) Sybase
5 9 (3.78%) ServiceNow
6 8 (3.36%) Google
7 7 (2.94%) BEA
7 7 (2.94%) HP
7 7 (2.94%) Informatica
8 5 (2.10%) Adobe
8 5 (2.10%) EPiServer
8 5 (2.10%) Sun
8 5 (2.10%) VMware
9 4 (1.68%) Facebook
9 4 (1.68%) Murex
9 4 (1.68%) Twitter
10 3 (1.26%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.26%) iManage
10 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.26%) Siebel
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £480 to £485 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £158.75 per day + None
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago