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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 570 578 577
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 36 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.070% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 10
Median daily rate £400 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £243 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £523 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
13922 13689 13534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.26% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9987 9166 9108
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 170
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XML Messaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -9 15 £400 -9.09%
London 0 11 £485 +115.55% 1
North West -16 4 £360 -15.29%
East of England - 3 £240 -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
South West - 1 £440 -
XML Messaging
UK

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging 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 England region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 89 (100.00%) XML
2 49 (55.06%) SQL
3 43 (48.31%) SOAP
3 43 (48.31%) Web Services
4 39 (43.82%) Oracle
5 36 (40.45%) SoapUI
6 35 (39.33%) Security Cleared
6 35 (39.33%) Unix
7 33 (37.08%) Java
8 30 (33.71%) SC Cleared
9 28 (31.46%) Finance
10 27 (30.34%) HP
11 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
11 25 (28.09%) Test Management
12 24 (26.97%) Use Case
12 24 (26.97%) HP Quality Center
13 23 (25.84%) Defect Management
14 22 (24.72%) Linux
15 18 (20.22%) Banking
15 18 (20.22%) Test Scripting
16 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (17.98%) PL/SQL
17 15 (16.85%) .NET
17 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (15.73%) Test Planning
18 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database
19 13 (14.61%) Windows
20 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
21 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
21 11 (12.36%) Microsoft

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.11%) IIS
3 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.12%) Liferay
6 1 (1.12%) Mule
6 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Office
2 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) GitHub
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.62%) FTP
3 3 (3.37%) DHCP
3 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 3 (3.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) DSL
4 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 36 (40.45%) SoapUI
2 7 (7.87%) Maven
3 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.62%) Subversion
5 4 (4.49%) Ant
5 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.37%) JUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.12%) JMeter
8 1 (1.12%) RSpec
8 1 (1.12%) TestNG
8 1 (1.12%) Toad
8 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Banking
3 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 21 (23.60%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Developer
4 13 (14.61%) XML Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Tester
6 10 (11.24%) Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Applications Support
7 9 (10.11%) Test Manager
8 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Systems Tester
8 7 (7.87%) Unix Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) XML Tester
9 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Software Architect
10 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Integration Tester
10 5 (5.62%) Java Architect
10 5 (5.62%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) XML
2 43 (48.31%) SOAP
2 43 (48.31%) Web Services
3 15 (16.85%) .NET
4 10 (11.24%) Spring
5 9 (10.11%) Middleware
6 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
6 8 (8.99%) J2EE
6 8 (8.99%) REST
7 5 (5.62%) JMS
7 5 (5.62%) XSLT
8 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (4.49%) XSD
9 3 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (3.37%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (3.37%) Java EE
9 3 (3.37%) JPA
9 3 (3.37%) JTA
9 3 (3.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Biometrics
2 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.49%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Equities
3 3 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.37%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Derivative
4 2 (2.25%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Unix
2 22 (24.72%) Linux
3 13 (14.61%) Windows
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Test Management
2 24 (26.97%) Use Case
3 23 (25.84%) Defect Management
4 18 (20.22%) Test Scripting
5 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.73%) Test Planning
7 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.24%) SOA
9 9 (10.11%) ITIL
9 9 (10.11%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
10 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Security Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Validation
11 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.87%) Scrum
11 7 (7.87%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.06%) SQL
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 16 (17.98%) PL/SQL
4 10 (11.24%) C#
5 7 (7.87%) Perl
6 5 (5.62%) C++
6 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.62%) Python
7 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.49%) XAML
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) VB
8 2 (2.25%) VB6
8 2 (2.25%) XPath
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (33.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) MCSD
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 3 (3.37%) ISO15022
3 3 (3.37%) ISO20022
4 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) Docker
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (26.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.49%) Ansible
3 3 (3.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Oracle
2 27 (30.34%) HP
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) Sybase
4 6 (6.74%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.49%) Compaq
5 4 (4.49%) Terracotta
5 4 (4.49%) VMware
5 4 (4.49%) webMethods
6 2 (2.25%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.12%) Axway
7 1 (1.12%) RainStor