The table below looks at the statistics for XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altova XMLSpy
Rank 411 421 402
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.040% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.083% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£625 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £181 £450
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -59.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3617 3291 2959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.87% 13.16% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2362 2020
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

XMLSpy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

XMLSpy Jobs Demand Trend in London

XMLSpy
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XMLSpy Daily Rate Trend in London

XMLSpy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMLSpy across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XMLSpy Daily Rate Histogram in London

XMLSpy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy.

1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) webMethods
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) FpML
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) XPath
4 2 (40.00%) Altova
4 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (40.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (40.00%) Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (40.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Degree

XMLSpy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) FpML
3 2 (40.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Derivative
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (40.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) webMethods
2 2 (40.00%) Altova
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Software AG