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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 387 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 19 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.076% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.26% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £488 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £302 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £480 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +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
6651 6245 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.30% 29.76% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4953 4665 4514
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +51 6 £488 +8.33%
Canary Wharf - 2 £478 -
XML Messaging
England

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) Maven
6 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
7 9 (31.03%) SOAP
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
7 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (31.03%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (27.59%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) Unix
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) C#
9 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Spring
9 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
9 7 (24.14%) SDLC
9 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) REST
10 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Liferay
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
3 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (17.24%) JUnit
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium
6 4 (13.79%) Ant
6 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (13.79%) JMeter
6 4 (13.79%) Subversion
7 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.90%) RSpec
7 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.90%) Toad
7 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.45%) JIRA
8 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Software Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Java Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Java Software Architect
4 6 (20.69%) WebLogic Architect
5 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (10.34%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Release Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) SWIFT Specialist
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
7 3 (10.34%) XML Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (37.93%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) SOAP
4 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (24.14%) Spring
5 6 (20.69%) Java EE
5 6 (20.69%) JMS
5 6 (20.69%) JPA
5 6 (20.69%) REST
5 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (17.24%) JTA
6 5 (17.24%) XSD
6 5 (17.24%) XSL
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (6.90%) XSLT
10 1 (3.45%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Biometrics
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Derivative
2 3 (10.34%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (27.59%) Static Code Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) XAML
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO15022
1 3 (10.34%) ISO20022
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) vMotion
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Compaq
3 3 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Terracotta
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) webMethods