The table below looks at the statistics for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 380 379 354
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 19 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.023% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.078% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
Average daily rate
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£381 £550 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £490 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - -
XML Messaging
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6284 6396 5891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.60% 29.43% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4620 4495 4286
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 56 52
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +76.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £82.25 £84.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XML Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in London

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XML Messaging Daily Rate Trend in London

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Messaging across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Histogram in London

XML Messaging
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

XML Messaging Hourly Rate Trend in London

XML Messaging
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
City of London +17 2 £450 -18.18%
XML Messaging
England

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 34 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 17 (50.00%) Web Services
5 16 (47.06%) SOAP
5 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
5 16 (47.06%) REST
6 15 (44.12%) JPA
6 15 (44.12%) Spring
6 15 (44.12%) Oracle
6 15 (44.12%) XSD
6 15 (44.12%) XSL
6 15 (44.12%) JMS
7 14 (41.18%) JTA
7 14 (41.18%) Maven
8 13 (38.24%) Java EE
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
9 12 (35.29%) JUnit
9 12 (35.29%) Linux
9 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
10 10 (29.41%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (26.47%) Finance
12 8 (23.53%) Mule
12 8 (23.53%) Apache Camel
13 6 (17.65%) Atomikos
13 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
13 6 (17.65%) Axway

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 8 (23.53%) Mule
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.82%) Acrobat
1 3 (8.82%) FrameMaker
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Maven
2 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) JUnit
3 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Software Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) EDI Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP SD Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Author
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Author
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Writer
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (50.00%) Web Services
3 16 (47.06%) REST
3 16 (47.06%) SOAP
4 15 (44.12%) XSD
4 15 (44.12%) XSL
4 15 (44.12%) JMS
4 15 (44.12%) Spring
4 15 (44.12%) JPA
5 14 (41.18%) JTA
6 13 (38.24%) Java EE
7 8 (23.53%) Apache Camel
8 6 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (14.71%) EDI
10 4 (11.76%) EDIFACT
11 3 (8.82%) HTML
11 3 (8.82%) .NET
11 3 (8.82%) XML Schema
11 3 (8.82%) Middleware
12 2 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) FMCG
3 4 (11.76%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.88%) Equities
5 1 (2.94%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) DTCC
5 1 (2.94%) ASIC
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Logistics
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Business Development
5 3 (8.82%) Test Management
5 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Data Mapping
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) BPR
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) XPath
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.94%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Axway
2 6 (17.65%) Atomikos
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Open Text