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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Developer
Rank 597 583 520
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -63
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 54 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 65
Median daily rate £403 £345 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 25 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 28 July 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 -19 54 £403 +16.66% 12
London +17 33 £413 - 5
South East +5 9 £475 +69.64% 2
North West +6 7 £338 -28.57% 2
Oxfordshire +13 6 £475 +18.75%
Cheshire +4 5 £369 -29.08%
Oxford -2 5 £475 +15.85%
Chester - 4 £338 -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Yorkshire 0 2 £165 - 1
East Midlands -9 2 £368 +8.88%
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
Crawley - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 1
City of London +48 1 £375 +19.04%
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £368 +8.88%
Manchester -4 1 £190 -55.29% 2
Nottingham -7 1 £368 +8.88%
Sheffield - 1 £165 -
Docklands, London - 1 £293 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £165 -
North East - 1 £400 -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 114 (100.00%) XML
2 68 (59.65%) Java
3 51 (44.74%) Web Services
4 46 (40.35%) SQL
5 38 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 38 (33.33%) SOAP
6 37 (32.46%) XSLT
7 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (29.82%) HTML
9 32 (28.07%) Finance
10 30 (26.32%) TDD
11 29 (25.44%) Spring
12 27 (23.68%) Linux
12 27 (23.68%) REST
13 26 (22.81%) XSD
14 25 (21.93%) JSON
15 24 (21.05%) SOA
16 23 (20.18%) Oracle
16 23 (20.18%) CSS
17 20 (17.54%) C#
18 19 (16.67%) WebSphere
19 18 (15.79%) OO
20 17 (14.91%) MySQL
20 17 (14.91%) XSL
20 17 (14.91%) Ajax
21 15 (13.16%) .NET
21 15 (13.16%) J2EE
21 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
21 15 (13.16%) CMS
21 15 (13.16%) Apache Camel

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 19 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.16%) CMS
3 14 (12.28%) Apache
4 11 (9.65%) Tomcat
5 9 (7.89%) WebLogic
6 8 (7.02%) JBoss
7 7 (6.14%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (6.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.63%) LiveCycle
9 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.88%) Drupal
11 1 (0.88%) IIS
11 1 (0.88%) Jetty
11 1 (0.88%) Mule
11 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Boomi
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) SNMP
2 2 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) MySQL
2 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.75%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.88%) DataStage
9 1 (0.88%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.89%) JUnit
3 8 (7.02%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.02%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.14%) EasyMock
4 7 (6.14%) Mockito
4 7 (6.14%) Subversion
5 6 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.39%) JIRA
7 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.63%) Selenium
9 2 (1.75%) Maven
10 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.88%) JMeter
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.88%) XMLSpy
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
2 9 (7.89%) Publishing
2 9 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (100.00%) XML
2 51 (44.74%) Web Services
3 38 (33.33%) SOAP
4 37 (32.46%) XSLT
5 34 (29.82%) HTML
6 29 (25.44%) Spring
7 27 (23.68%) REST
8 26 (22.81%) XSD
9 25 (21.93%) JSON
10 23 (20.18%) CSS
11 17 (14.91%) Ajax
11 17 (14.91%) XSL
12 15 (13.16%) .NET
12 15 (13.16%) Apache Camel
12 15 (13.16%) J2EE
13 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
13 13 (11.40%) Middleware
14 11 (9.65%) HTML5
14 11 (9.65%) RESTful
15 10 (8.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.88%) DataPower
3 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.88%) iSeries
3 1 (0.88%) NHS
3 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (0.88%) Replication
3 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Unix
2 5 (4.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) TDD
3 24 (21.05%) SOA
4 18 (15.79%) OO
5 14 (12.28%) Multithreading
5 14 (12.28%) MVC
5 14 (12.28%) Open Source
6 13 (11.40%) Scrum
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.53%) UML
8 11 (9.65%) BDD
9 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.89%) Validation
10 8 (7.02%) B2B
10 8 (7.02%) E-business
10 8 (7.02%) Web Application Development
11 6 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (5.26%) ETL
11 6 (5.26%) Web Development
12 5 (4.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.65%) Java
2 46 (40.35%) SQL
3 38 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.54%) C#
5 14 (12.28%) PHP
6 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.02%) C++
7 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.14%) XPath
8 7 (6.14%) XQuery
9 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.51%) Python
11 3 (2.63%) C
11 3 (2.63%) ECMAScript
11 3 (2.63%) XAML
12 2 (1.75%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.75%) VB
12 2 (1.75%) VBScript
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
3 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) WSO2
3 9 (7.89%) Google
4 8 (7.02%) IBM
5 4 (3.51%) Adobe
6 3 (2.63%) BEA
7 2 (1.75%) Murex
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) IFS
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) Netezza
8 1 (0.88%) Pega
8 1 (0.88%) Redback
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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