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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Messaging
Rank 407 416 393
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 8 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £465 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £618 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7308 7875 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.35% 31.42% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5674 5457
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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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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 +19 1 £305 -43.25% 1
XML Messaging
England

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) SOA
3 9 (39.13%) Workflow
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Back Office
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
6 5 (21.74%) WF
7 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
7 4 (17.39%) Derivative
7 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Publishing
8 3 (13.04%) FpML
8 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) SOAP
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (8.70%) RESTful
9 2 (8.70%) SoapUI

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.70%) SQLPlus
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
1 2 (8.70%) Toad
1 2 (8.70%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Back Office
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Designer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) WF
4 3 (13.04%) FpML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
5 2 (8.70%) XSD
5 2 (8.70%) XSL
5 2 (8.70%) XSLT
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) DTCC
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) SOA
1 9 (39.13%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) EMIR
1 1 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) GoldenSource
4 1 (4.35%) Thunderhead
4 1 (4.35%) Mercator
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore