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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 418 406 441
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 21 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.082% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.26% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £423 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £435 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
7715 7360 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.45% 31.65% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5737 5402 5221
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 49
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XML Messaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 4 £420 -1.17% 1
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
XML Messaging
England

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Banking
6 8 (25.00%) SOA
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
7 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
8 6 (18.75%) REST
8 6 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (15.63%) IBM
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) Workflow
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) XPath
10 4 (12.50%) SDLC
10 4 (12.50%) Equities
10 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) FpML
11 3 (9.38%) Publishing
11 3 (9.38%) Front Office
11 3 (9.38%) Back Office

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 3 (9.38%) Front Office
4 3 (9.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) XML Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) XML Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Messaging Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Java Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) Web Services
3 9 (28.13%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (18.75%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) FpML
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE
6 3 (9.38%) Middleware
6 3 (9.38%) XSD
6 3 (9.38%) XSL
6 3 (9.38%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) JMS
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
7 2 (6.25%) WF
7 2 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.50%) Equities
3 3 (9.38%) Derivative
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.13%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) SOA
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Workflow
4 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) XPath
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.13%) MCSD
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 8583
1 2 (6.25%) ISO20022
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Calypso
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.13%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO