The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Messaging
Rank 394 399 396
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 6 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 28
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£315 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £283 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £628 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XML Messaging
England

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
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 22 July 2014. 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
City of London +20 2 £305 -41.90%
Orpington - - - -
XML Messaging
England

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) WF
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Derivative
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Toad
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
6 2 (11.11%) Publishing
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Toad
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 2 (11.11%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Designer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) WF
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) FpML
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
1 7 (38.89%) Workflow
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) BPR
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) EMIR
1 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) GoldenSource
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Mercator
4 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead