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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 523 561 542
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 74 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.020% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 2 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £307 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £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
14448 13881 13442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.11% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9902 9079 8717
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 202 278
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +21 40 £400 - 1
London +14 19 £330 +4.76% 1
North West - 8 £425 -
West Midlands - 6 £375 - 3
East of England -2 1 £200 - 1
XML Messaging
UK

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 110 (100.00%) XML
2 66 (60.00%) SQL
3 58 (52.73%) SOAP
4 55 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 54 (49.09%) SC Cleared
6 46 (41.82%) SoapUI
7 44 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
8 43 (39.09%) UNIX
9 40 (36.36%) PL/SQL
9 40 (36.36%) Test Management
10 39 (35.45%) HP
11 37 (33.64%) Oracle
12 35 (31.82%) Java
12 35 (31.82%) Use Case
13 34 (30.91%) Perl
14 31 (28.18%) Telecoms
15 29 (26.36%) Shell Script
16 24 (21.82%) Oracle Database
17 23 (20.91%) Web Services
18 22 (20.00%) ISTQB
19 21 (19.09%) Test Planning
20 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
20 19 (17.27%) Validation
20 19 (17.27%) Banking
21 18 (16.36%) Performance Testing
22 16 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
22 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
23 15 (13.64%) ISEB
23 15 (13.64%) Finance
23 15 (13.64%) WebSphere

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.55%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) Mule
5 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Project
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) VLAN
2 1 (0.91%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) VoltDB
5 1 (0.91%) Big Data
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (41.82%) SoapUI
2 10 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 10 (9.09%) Subversion
3 9 (8.18%) Maven
4 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.45%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium
7 5 (4.55%) TestNG
8 4 (3.64%) JMeter
8 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.64%) Ant
8 4 (3.64%) JUnit
9 2 (1.82%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.82%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.82%) JIRA
9 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.82%) Hudson
10 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.91%) FitNesse
General
1 31 (28.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (17.27%) Banking
3 15 (13.64%) Finance
4 9 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Analyst
2 45 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 28 (25.45%) Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Test Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Tester
9 6 (5.45%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) WPF Developer
11 4 (3.64%) EDI Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Consultant
12 3 (2.73%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.73%) Technical Test Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) Release Engineer
12 3 (2.73%) Build and Release Engineer
12 3 (2.73%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (100.00%) XML
2 58 (52.73%) SOAP
3 23 (20.91%) Web Services
4 14 (12.73%) Spring
5 11 (10.00%) Middleware
6 10 (9.09%) J2EE
7 9 (8.18%) .NET
7 9 (8.18%) XSD
8 7 (6.36%) JMS
8 7 (6.36%) Java EE
9 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.45%) JPA
9 6 (5.45%) REST
9 6 (5.45%) XSL
10 5 (4.55%) WPF
10 5 (4.55%) JTA
11 4 (3.64%) EDIFACT
11 4 (3.64%) Gherkin
11 4 (3.64%) EDI
12 3 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
2 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.73%) Biometrics
2 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.82%) W3C
3 2 (1.82%) Equities
3 2 (1.82%) DTCC
3 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) UNIX
2 13 (11.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) Test Management
2 35 (31.82%) Use Case
3 21 (19.09%) Test Planning
4 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
4 19 (17.27%) Validation
5 18 (16.36%) Performance Testing
6 16 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.73%) Security Testing
7 14 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 10 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.36%) System Testing
10 7 (6.36%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (6.36%) SDLC
11 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.55%) SOA
12 5 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 66 (60.00%) SQL
2 40 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 35 (31.82%) Java
4 34 (30.91%) Perl
5 29 (26.36%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.18%) C#
7 6 (5.45%) C++
7 6 (5.45%) Python
8 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.64%) XPath
10 3 (2.73%) VBA
11 2 (1.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.91%) C
12 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.91%) Ruby
12 1 (0.91%) Korn
12 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (49.09%) SC Cleared
3 22 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 15 (13.64%) ISEB
5 5 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.64%) Degree
7 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) Ansible
3 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) HP
2 37 (33.64%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 9 (8.18%) Sybase
5 6 (5.45%) IBM
5 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.82%) Axway
7 2 (1.82%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.91%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.91%) webMethods
8 1 (0.91%) ATG
8 1 (0.91%) Sage
8 1 (0.91%) Compaq
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
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