The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had XML Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Developer
UK
Rank 543 563 540
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 58 73 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 65
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £20.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

XML Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured XML Developer in the job title.

XML Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XML Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Developer within the UK.

XML Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XML Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

XML Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XML Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Developer within the UK.

XML Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XML Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England +2 57 £450 +26.31% 6
London +22 28 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England -5 11 £450 +41.17%
South East +16 10 £500 +53.84% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 10 - -
East Midlands +7 8 - -
Northamptonshire - 8 - -
Lincolnshire - 8 - -
Leicestershire - 8 - -
West Midlands +11 4 £318 +1.60%
Kent - 4 - - 1
North West +11 3 £363 -3.33% 1
City of London -2 3 £388 -20.51%
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 - 2
Cheshire +23 2 £388 +10.71%
Chester +6 2 £388 +10.71%
South West 0 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £525 - 1
Oxford - 2 £525 - 2
Worthing - 2 £525 -
Berkshire +12 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £285 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £180 -
Huntingdonshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 £450 -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, XML Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring XML Developer in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) XML
2 49 (43.75%) C#
3 46 (41.07%) .NET
4 42 (37.50%) Java
5 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 39 (34.82%) SQL
7 36 (32.14%) XSLT
8 34 (30.36%) HTML
9 33 (29.46%) TDD
10 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (25.89%) CSS
11 28 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 22 (19.64%) Web Services
13 17 (15.18%) Oracle
13 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
13 17 (15.18%) JSON
14 16 (14.29%) Finance
15 14 (12.50%) OO
16 13 (11.61%) .NET Framework
17 11 (9.82%) Groovy
17 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
18 10 (8.93%) jQuery
18 10 (8.93%) SOAP
19 9 (8.04%) XSD
19 9 (8.04%) XSL
19 9 (8.04%) Linux
19 9 (8.04%) ETL
19 9 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (8.04%) Web Development
19 9 (8.04%) NUnit

XML Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.68%) CMS
2 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.79%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) JBoss
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.89%) Mule
4 1 (0.89%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.79%) Unica
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) IaaS
1 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.79%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) NUnit
1 9 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.14%) Moq
3 6 (5.36%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.57%) JIRA
4 4 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.79%) Gradle
6 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.79%) Maven
6 2 (1.79%) Selenium
7 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.89%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.89%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.89%) WebStorm
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Automotive
3 4 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (2.68%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (100.00%) XML
2 46 (41.07%) .NET
3 36 (32.14%) XSLT
4 34 (30.36%) HTML
5 29 (25.89%) CSS
6 22 (19.64%) Web Services
7 17 (15.18%) JSON
8 13 (11.61%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.93%) jQuery
9 10 (8.93%) SOAP
10 9 (8.04%) REST
10 9 (8.04%) Spring
10 9 (8.04%) XSD
10 9 (8.04%) XSL
11 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
11 7 (6.25%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.25%) HTML5
11 7 (6.25%) LINQ
11 7 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
12 6 (5.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.57%) User Experience
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) SCORM
4 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.89%) CMDB
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) DataPower
5 1 (0.89%) Derivative
5 1 (0.89%) Equities
5 1 (0.89%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Unix
3 2 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) TDD
2 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (12.50%) OO
5 9 (8.04%) ETL
5 9 (8.04%) Front End Development
5 9 (8.04%) SDLC
5 9 (8.04%) Web Development
6 7 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 7 (6.25%) Scrum
7 6 (5.36%) Content Management
7 6 (5.36%) CRM
7 6 (5.36%) MVC
7 6 (5.36%) OOD
7 6 (5.36%) SOA
8 5 (4.46%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.46%) Data Management
8 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.75%) C#
2 42 (37.50%) Java
3 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 39 (34.82%) SQL
5 11 (9.82%) Groovy
6 5 (4.46%) PHP
6 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.46%) XPath
6 5 (4.46%) XQuery
7 3 (2.68%) Perl
7 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.89%) Python
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) CDISC
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) HL7
2 1 (0.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Oracle
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) IBM
3 4 (3.57%) Talend
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Murex
5 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.89%) ATG
6 1 (0.89%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.89%) HP
6 1 (0.89%) Remedy
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.89%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) Temenos
6 1 (0.89%) Zend