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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Developer
Rank 597 615 532
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -83
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 55 58 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 79
Median daily rate £400 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £465 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -84.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £145.00
% change year-on-year
+91.11% -84.48%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
England -3 54 £400 +3.89% 7
London +22 28 £401 +1.58% 1
East of England +9 8 £313 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 1
South East +3 5 £394 - 3
North West +16 4 £400 -8.04% 1
Canary Wharf +3 4 - -
East Midlands -11 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Bromley - 3 - -
North East - 3 £400 -
South West - 3 £375 -
City of London +13 2 £355 -7.92%
Hampshire +10 2 £224 -44.00%
Cheshire +4 2 £400 -23.07%
Nottinghamshire -11 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £406 - 1
Chester - 2 £400 -
Portsmouth - 2 £224 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £413 +25.47% 1
Surrey +7 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Leeds +7 1 £413 +25.47%
West Yorkshire +4 1 £413 +25.47%
Birmingham -8 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 £413 +275.00%
West Midlands -28 1 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £338 -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) XML
2 59 (55.66%) Java
3 39 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 39 (36.79%) HTML
4 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (31.13%) SQL
6 31 (29.25%) Web Services
6 31 (29.25%) XSLT
6 31 (29.25%) Spring
7 28 (26.42%) TDD
7 28 (26.42%) CSS
7 28 (26.42%) C#
7 28 (26.42%) Finance
8 22 (20.75%) Linux
9 21 (19.81%) .NET
10 20 (18.87%) XSL
11 19 (17.92%) OO
11 19 (17.92%) SOAP
12 17 (16.04%) HTML5
13 16 (15.09%) Oracle
13 16 (15.09%) SOA
14 15 (14.15%) JSON
14 15 (14.15%) Ajax
14 15 (14.15%) REST
15 14 (13.21%) WebSphere
15 14 (13.21%) XSD
16 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
16 13 (12.26%) Publishing
17 12 (11.32%) MVC
17 12 (11.32%) XQuery

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 14 (13.21%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.38%) CMS
3 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.49%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.60%) JBoss
4 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.66%) Apache
6 4 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.77%) IIS
7 3 (2.83%) LiveCycle
7 3 (2.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.94%) Drupal
9 1 (0.94%) Mule
9 1 (0.94%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.94%) SAS
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon S3
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) SNMP
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.94%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) MS Access
7 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
1 9 (8.49%) JUnit
2 7 (6.60%) Subversion
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.66%) JIRA
3 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 2 (1.89%) EasyMock
6 2 (1.89%) Maven
6 2 (1.89%) Mockito
6 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.94%) Gradle
7 1 (0.94%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (26.42%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Publishing
3 9 (8.49%) Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Automotive
5 5 (4.72%) Retail
6 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) German Language
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (36.79%) HTML
3 31 (29.25%) Spring
3 31 (29.25%) Web Services
3 31 (29.25%) XSLT
4 28 (26.42%) CSS
5 21 (19.81%) .NET
6 20 (18.87%) XSL
7 19 (17.92%) SOAP
8 17 (16.04%) HTML5
9 15 (14.15%) Ajax
9 15 (14.15%) JSON
9 15 (14.15%) REST
10 14 (13.21%) XSD
11 11 (10.38%) CSS3
12 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
12 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.43%) J2EE
13 9 (8.49%) jQuery
14 8 (7.55%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
1 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
1 2 (1.89%) NHS
1 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (0.94%) CMDB
2 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.94%) DataPower
2 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
2 1 (0.94%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.42%) TDD
3 19 (17.92%) OO
4 16 (15.09%) SOA
5 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.32%) MVC
7 10 (9.43%) Scrum
8 9 (8.49%) SDLC
9 8 (7.55%) BDD
9 8 (7.55%) Content Management
9 8 (7.55%) Web Development
10 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.60%) OOD
10 7 (6.60%) Open Source
10 7 (6.60%) UML
11 5 (4.72%) Content Enrichment
11 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.72%) Migration
11 5 (4.72%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.66%) Java
2 39 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 33 (31.13%) SQL
4 28 (26.42%) C#
5 12 (11.32%) XPath
5 12 (11.32%) XQuery
6 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.60%) PHP
8 5 (4.72%) C++
8 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.83%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.89%) VB
11 2 (1.89%) VBScript
12 1 (0.94%) C
12 1 (0.94%) VB6
12 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
1 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.89%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.94%) HL7
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Adobe
3 5 (4.72%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) BEA
4 3 (2.83%) Murex
5 2 (1.89%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) WSO2
6 1 (0.94%) Redback
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.94%) Talend
6 1 (0.94%) Zend