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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
London / City of London
Rank 53 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 114 102 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.87% 3.32% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 10.36% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 68 165
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +25.47%

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
1074 985 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.47% 32.06% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 821 1252
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 £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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.

1 105 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (45.87%) Java
2 100 (45.87%) SQL
3 92 (42.20%) HTML
4 82 (37.61%) JavaScript
5 78 (35.78%) JSON
6 69 (31.65%) Finance
7 59 (27.06%) Web Services
8 53 (24.31%) SQL Server
9 51 (23.39%) CSS
10 50 (22.94%) Oracle
10 50 (22.94%) SOAP
11 48 (22.02%) C#
11 48 (22.02%) .NET
12 45 (20.64%) REST
13 44 (20.18%) jQuery
13 44 (20.18%) TDD
14 43 (19.72%) Linux
14 43 (19.72%) Git (software)
15 42 (19.27%) OO
16 39 (17.89%) Scrum
16 39 (17.89%) Jenkins
17 38 (17.43%) Banking
18 34 (15.60%) Unix
18 34 (15.60%) HTML5
19 29 (13.30%) XSD
19 29 (13.30%) Multithreading
20 28 (12.84%) JIRA
20 28 (12.84%) XSLT
20 28 (12.84%) Shell Script

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 16 (7.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (6.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.59%) CMS
4 9 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.13%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.21%) IIS
5 7 (3.21%) JBoss
6 6 (2.75%) Apache
7 5 (2.29%) Drupal
7 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.83%) Mule
9 3 (1.38%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.38%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.92%) Confluence
10 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.92%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.92%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.92%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Global One
1 2 (0.92%) Minerva
1 2 (0.92%) Relativity
1 2 (0.92%) Ringtail
1 2 (0.92%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.92%) Tesseract
1 2 (0.92%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.46%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.46%) RMDS
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.92%) GitHub
5 2 (0.92%) Google Play
5 2 (0.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Akamai
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) G Suite
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.55%) HTTP
2 8 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.29%) LDAP
4 4 (1.83%) FTP
4 4 (1.83%) SSL
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.38%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.38%) SMS
5 3 (1.38%) SMTP
6 2 (0.92%) AMQP
6 2 (0.92%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.92%) Firewall
6 2 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.46%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.46%) LAN
7 1 (0.46%) Network Security
7 1 (0.46%) SNMP
7 1 (0.46%) SSH
7 1 (0.46%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.46%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.96%) MySQL
2 13 (5.96%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.13%) Big Data
7 7 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.29%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.83%) Power BI
11 3 (1.38%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 43 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 39 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 28 (12.84%) JIRA
4 27 (12.39%) Maven
5 23 (10.55%) Subversion
6 21 (9.63%) Cucumber
7 16 (7.34%) Selenium
8 11 (5.05%) JUnit
8 11 (5.05%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.59%) Mockito
9 10 (4.59%) WebDriver
10 9 (4.13%) Ant
11 8 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.21%) Gradle
13 6 (2.75%) Hudson
13 6 (2.75%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (2.29%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.83%) Calabash
15 4 (1.83%) GitLab
General
1 69 (31.65%) Finance
2 38 (17.43%) Banking
3 17 (7.80%) Marketing
4 15 (6.88%) Front Office
5 14 (6.42%) Investment Banking
6 13 (5.96%) Retail
7 11 (5.05%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.21%) Legal
9 6 (2.75%) Advertising
9 6 (2.75%) Back Office
10 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.38%) Law
12 1 (0.46%) Billing
12 1 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (62.39%) Developer
2 42 (19.27%) Java Developer
3 32 (14.68%) Senior Developer
4 24 (11.01%) Architect
5 23 (10.55%) C# Developer
6 22 (10.09%) Analyst
7 18 (8.26%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.05%) Consultant
11 10 (4.59%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.59%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.67%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Test Automation Developer
13 7 (3.21%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.21%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (42.20%) HTML
2 78 (35.78%) JSON
3 59 (27.06%) Web Services
4 51 (23.39%) CSS
5 50 (22.94%) SOAP
6 48 (22.02%) .NET
7 45 (20.64%) REST
8 44 (20.18%) jQuery
9 34 (15.60%) HTML5
10 29 (13.30%) XSD
11 28 (12.84%) XSLT
12 27 (12.39%) Spring
13 25 (11.47%) Ajax
14 23 (10.55%) JMS
14 23 (10.55%) JSP
14 23 (10.55%) RESTful
15 22 (10.09%) AngularJS
16 15 (6.88%) Hibernate
16 15 (6.88%) Java EE
17 14 (6.42%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.39%) Fixed Income
2 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (6.88%) User Experience
4 14 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.05%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.59%) Data Integration
6 10 (4.59%) Equities
6 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.67%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.75%) Fintech
8 6 (2.75%) Taxonomies
9 5 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.29%) Derivative
9 5 (2.29%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.83%) iPhone
10 4 (1.83%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.38%) Life Science
11 3 (1.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.72%) Linux
2 34 (15.60%) Unix
3 26 (11.93%) Windows
4 8 (3.67%) Android
5 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.83%) CentOS
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (20.18%) TDD
3 42 (19.27%) OO
4 39 (17.89%) Scrum
5 29 (13.30%) Multithreading
6 26 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (11.93%) SDLC
6 26 (11.93%) Unit Testing
7 24 (11.01%) BDD
8 20 (9.17%) Microservices
9 18 (8.26%) MVC
10 16 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (6.88%) Data Modelling
11 15 (6.88%) ETL
12 14 (6.42%) DevOps
12 14 (6.42%) SOA
12 14 (6.42%) UML
13 13 (5.96%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.50%) Analytics
14 12 (5.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 100 (45.87%) Java
1 100 (45.87%) SQL
2 82 (37.61%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.02%) C#
4 28 (12.84%) Shell Script
5 27 (12.39%) PL/SQL
6 23 (10.55%) Python
7 21 (9.63%) PHP
8 17 (7.80%) Perl
9 13 (5.96%) Ruby
10 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.05%) Bash Shell
11 11 (5.05%) C++
12 9 (4.13%) XPath
13 7 (3.21%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.75%) C
15 5 (2.29%) Scala
16 4 (1.83%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (8.72%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) ISEB
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CFA
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) MBA
5 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) HL7
3 2 (0.92%) Basel II
3 2 (0.92%) Basel III
3 2 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.92%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
3 2 (0.92%) MiFID
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) WCAG
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) SDET
4 1 (0.46%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Puppet
1 4 (1.83%) SCOM
2 3 (1.38%) Control-M
3 2 (0.92%) Ansible
3 2 (0.92%) EnCase
3 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.92%) MOM
3 2 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.46%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) Marathon
4 1 (0.46%) Mesos
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.46%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 50 (22.94%) Oracle
2 20 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.96%) Adobe
4 8 (3.67%) IBM
5 7 (3.21%) Google
5 7 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.21%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.75%) SAP
7 5 (2.29%) Sybase
8 4 (1.83%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.38%) F5
9 3 (1.38%) Fidessa
9 3 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) Serena
9 3 (1.38%) Symantec
9 3 (1.38%) Teradata
9 3 (1.38%) Workday
10 2 (0.92%) HP
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