The table below looks at the statistics for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 492 570 553
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -17
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 96 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.025% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 4 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XML Messaging
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15388 14454 14542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.61% 28.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 9346 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 255
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in England

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Messaging across the England region.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Trend in England

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Messaging across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Histogram in England

XML Messaging
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XML Messaging Hourly Rate Trend in England

XML Messaging
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +19 44 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 26 £300 - 2
London +4 19 £388 -8.82% 3
North West - 4 £425 -
East of England +5 2 £200 -
Yorkshire - 1 £440 - 2
XML Messaging
UK

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Messaging.

1 129 (100.00%) XML
2 81 (62.79%) SQL
3 65 (50.39%) HP Quality Center
4 60 (46.51%) SOAP
5 57 (44.19%) Security Cleared
6 56 (43.41%) SC Cleared
7 52 (40.31%) SoapUI
8 48 (37.21%) Test Management
9 44 (34.11%) HP
10 42 (32.56%) UNIX
11 40 (31.01%) PL/SQL
11 40 (31.01%) ISTQB
12 39 (30.23%) Test Scripting
12 39 (30.23%) Java
13 38 (29.46%) Oracle
13 38 (29.46%) Use Case
14 37 (28.68%) Perl
15 35 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (26.36%) Telecoms
17 27 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (20.93%) ISEB
18 26 (20.16%) Test Planning
19 25 (19.38%) Waterfall
19 25 (19.38%) Shell Script
20 24 (18.60%) Web Services
21 22 (17.05%) Validation
21 22 (17.05%) Finance
22 21 (16.28%) Oracle Database
22 21 (16.28%) Integration Testing
23 19 (14.73%) Banking

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Messaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (12.40%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (1.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Global PAYplus
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) VLAN
2 1 (0.78%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) VoltDB
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (40.31%) SoapUI
2 13 (10.08%) Subversion
3 8 (6.20%) Maven
3 8 (6.20%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.43%) Selenium
4 7 (5.43%) TestNG
4 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.88%) Ant
6 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.33%) JMeter
8 2 (1.55%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.55%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.55%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.55%) JIRA
8 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.55%) Hudson
9 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
General
1 34 (26.36%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.05%) Finance
3 19 (14.73%) Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Analyst
2 53 (41.09%) Test Analyst
3 29 (22.48%) Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Tester
7 9 (6.98%) Architect
7 9 (6.98%) EDI Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Test Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Integration Test Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Integration Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.88%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.88%) WPF Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Build and Release Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) UAT Test Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (100.00%) XML
2 60 (46.51%) SOAP
3 24 (18.60%) Web Services
4 11 (8.53%) Middleware
5 10 (7.75%) .NET
5 10 (7.75%) J2EE
5 10 (7.75%) Spring
6 9 (6.98%) EDI
6 9 (6.98%) EDIFACT
7 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.88%) WPF
8 5 (3.88%) XSD
9 4 (3.10%) HTML
9 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (3.10%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.33%) Java EE
10 3 (2.33%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.33%) JMS
11 2 (1.55%) JTA
11 2 (1.55%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.33%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) W3C
5 2 (1.55%) Equities
5 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.55%) DTCC
5 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.78%) Derivative
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.56%) UNIX
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.21%) Test Management
2 39 (30.23%) Test Scripting
3 38 (29.46%) Use Case
4 35 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (20.16%) Test Planning
6 25 (19.38%) Waterfall
7 22 (17.05%) Validation
8 21 (16.28%) Integration Testing
9 16 (12.40%) Security Testing
9 16 (12.40%) V-Model
10 14 (10.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (8.53%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.75%) Performance Testing
12 10 (7.75%) Software Testing
13 7 (5.43%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.43%) Migration
13 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.43%) Data Migration
14 6 (4.65%) System Testing
14 6 (4.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 81 (62.79%) SQL
2 40 (31.01%) PL/SQL
3 39 (30.23%) Java
4 37 (28.68%) Perl
5 25 (19.38%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.75%) C#
7 7 (5.43%) C++
7 7 (5.43%) Python
7 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.88%) VBA
9 4 (3.10%) XPath
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) Korn
10 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 56 (43.41%) SC Cleared
3 40 (31.01%) ISTQB
4 27 (20.93%) ISEB
5 5 (3.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.10%) Degree
7 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (50.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.10%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) HP
2 38 (29.46%) Oracle
3 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.75%) TIBCO
4 9 (6.98%) Sybase
5 8 (6.20%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) Sage
7 1 (0.78%) Compaq
7 1 (0.78%) webMethods
7 1 (0.78%) ATG
7 1 (0.78%) Axway
7 1 (0.78%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.78%) Atomikos
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Posted: 26 days ago