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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
London / City of London
Rank 63 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 87 113 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.98% 3.54% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 11.25% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 157
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +15.62%

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
1016 1004 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.85% 31.47% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 850 1270
Median daily rate £475 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 97 (47.78%) Java
2 95 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (46.31%) SQL
4 89 (43.84%) HTML
5 76 (37.44%) JavaScript
6 71 (34.98%) JSON
7 61 (30.05%) Finance
8 55 (27.09%) CSS
9 50 (24.63%) Web Services
10 46 (22.66%) SOAP
11 44 (21.67%) jQuery
12 43 (21.18%) Oracle
12 43 (21.18%) SQL Server
13 42 (20.69%) REST
14 41 (20.20%) C#
15 40 (19.70%) .NET
16 39 (19.21%) OO
16 39 (19.21%) TDD
17 35 (17.24%) Banking
17 35 (17.24%) Jenkins
18 34 (16.75%) Git (software)
19 33 (16.26%) Linux
20 29 (14.29%) Unix
20 29 (14.29%) Scrum
20 29 (14.29%) HTML5
21 27 (13.30%) Spring
22 26 (12.81%) Unit Testing
22 26 (12.81%) XSLT
22 26 (12.81%) PL/SQL
23 25 (12.32%) XSD

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 17 (8.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (7.39%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.91%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.42%) CMS
4 11 (5.42%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.96%) Drupal
5 6 (2.96%) JBoss
5 6 (2.96%) Mule
6 5 (2.46%) IIS
6 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.97%) Apache
7 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.48%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.48%) Confluence
9 2 (0.99%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.99%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Global One
1 2 (0.99%) Minerva
1 2 (0.99%) Relativity
1 2 (0.99%) Ringtail
1 2 (0.99%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.99%) Tesseract
1 2 (0.99%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (1.48%) IaaS
4 2 (0.99%) GitHub
4 2 (0.99%) Google Play
4 2 (0.99%) Office 365
4 2 (0.99%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Akamai
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.36%) HTTP
2 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.46%) LDAP
4 3 (1.48%) FTP
4 3 (1.48%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.48%) SMTP
4 3 (1.48%) SSL
5 2 (0.99%) AMQP
5 2 (0.99%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.99%) Internet
5 2 (0.99%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) SMS
6 1 (0.49%) SNMP
6 1 (0.49%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.49%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.40%) MySQL
3 12 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.45%) Big Data
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.46%) Power BI
8 4 (1.97%) DB2
8 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.48%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 35 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 34 (16.75%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.32%) JIRA
4 23 (11.33%) Maven
5 19 (9.36%) Cucumber
6 17 (8.37%) Selenium
7 15 (7.39%) Subversion
8 14 (6.90%) JUnit
9 12 (5.91%) Mockito
10 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
11 9 (4.43%) Ant
12 8 (3.94%) WebDriver
13 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.96%) EasyMock
15 5 (2.46%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.46%) Gradle
15 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.97%) Gerrit
16 4 (1.97%) HP UFT
16 4 (1.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (30.05%) Finance
2 35 (17.24%) Banking
3 14 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 14 (6.90%) Marketing
4 9 (4.43%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.43%) Front Office
4 9 (4.43%) Retail
5 6 (2.96%) Advertising
5 6 (2.96%) Legal
6 5 (2.46%) Back Office
7 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (62.56%) Developer
2 42 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.81%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.33%) Architect
5 18 (8.87%) Analyst
6 17 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.39%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Consultant
9 11 (5.42%) Data Architect
10 10 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Angular Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Drupal Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Integration Consultant
13 6 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.96%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.84%) HTML
2 71 (34.98%) JSON
3 55 (27.09%) CSS
4 50 (24.63%) Web Services
5 46 (22.66%) SOAP
6 44 (21.67%) jQuery
7 42 (20.69%) REST
8 40 (19.70%) .NET
9 29 (14.29%) HTML5
10 27 (13.30%) Spring
11 26 (12.81%) XSLT
12 25 (12.32%) JSP
12 25 (12.32%) XSD
13 24 (11.82%) Ajax
13 24 (11.82%) AngularJS
14 22 (10.84%) JMS
15 21 (10.34%) RESTful
16 17 (8.37%) Hibernate
16 17 (8.37%) Java EE
17 16 (7.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Fixed Income
2 21 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 14 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.91%) User Experience
6 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.93%) Data Integration
6 10 (4.93%) Equities
7 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.43%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.96%) Derivative
8 6 (2.96%) Taxonomies
9 5 (2.46%) Statistics
9 5 (2.46%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.97%) Fintech
10 4 (1.97%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (1.48%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.26%) Linux
2 29 (14.29%) Unix
3 24 (11.82%) Windows
4 6 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.46%) Android
5 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.97%) CentOS
7 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.21%) OO
2 39 (19.21%) TDD
3 29 (14.29%) Scrum
4 26 (12.81%) Unit Testing
5 25 (12.32%) Multithreading
6 21 (10.34%) BDD
6 21 (10.34%) SDLC
7 19 (9.36%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.36%) ETL
7 19 (9.36%) Microservices
8 16 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (7.88%) MVC
8 16 (7.88%) UML
9 13 (6.40%) SOA
10 12 (5.91%) Analytics
11 11 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (5.42%) DevOps
11 11 (5.42%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (47.78%) Java
2 94 (46.31%) SQL
3 76 (37.44%) JavaScript
4 41 (20.20%) C#
5 26 (12.81%) PL/SQL
6 24 (11.82%) Shell Script
7 22 (10.84%) Python
8 18 (8.87%) PHP
9 13 (6.40%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.42%) C++
11 10 (4.93%) Perl
11 10 (4.93%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.43%) Ruby
13 8 (3.94%) XPath
14 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
14 7 (3.45%) Scala
15 4 (1.97%) C
16 3 (1.48%) BeanShell
16 3 (1.48%) R
17 2 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.88%) Degree
2 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) CFA
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) MiFID
3 3 (1.48%) HL7
4 2 (0.99%) Basel II
4 2 (0.99%) Basel III
4 2 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.99%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
4 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.49%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.49%) SDET
5 1 (0.49%) SEPA
5 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) Puppet
1 4 (1.97%) SCOM
2 3 (1.48%) Control-M
3 2 (0.99%) EnCase
3 2 (0.99%) Galera Cluster
3 2 (0.99%) MOM
3 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.49%) Marathon
4 1 (0.49%) Mesos
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (21.18%) Oracle
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.40%) Adobe
4 9 (4.43%) IBM
5 7 (3.45%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.46%) SAP
8 4 (1.97%) Google
8 4 (1.97%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.97%) Sybase
9 3 (1.48%) Fidessa
9 3 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.48%) Perforce
9 3 (1.48%) Symantec
9 3 (1.48%) Teradata
9 3 (1.48%) Workday
10 2 (0.99%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.99%) BMC
10 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.99%) Serena
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