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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Developer
Rank 589 608 527
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -81
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 56 54 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.092% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.097% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 76
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 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
England +12 56 £400 +14.28% 12
London -7 32 £401 -6.68% 3
North West +24 7 £400 -5.88% 2
South East +9 7 £400 +1.58% 2
Cheshire +11 4 £400 -23.07%
Canary Wharf +7 4 - -
Chester - 4 £400 -
Yorkshire +5 3 £289 - 1
Manchester +3 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Leeds - 3 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £413 -
Hampshire +10 2 £224 -40.26% 2
Oxfordshire -6 2 £475 +18.75%
Oxford -6 2 £475 +15.85%
Portsmouth - 2 £224 -
Crawley - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
North East - 2 £400 -
City of London +23 1 £375 +12.78%
South West +18 1 £338 -
East of England +17 1 £313 - 4
Surrey +1 1 £425 +9.67%
East Midlands -9 1 £368 +5.00%
Birmingham -10 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £368 +5.00%
Nottingham -17 1 £368 +5.00%
West Midlands -29 1 £550 +83.33%
Bristol - 1 £338 -
Suffolk - 1 £313 -
Docklands, London - 1 £293 -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) XML
2 62 (59.05%) Java
3 40 (38.10%) Web Services
4 38 (36.19%) SQL
5 36 (34.29%) HTML
6 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (30.48%) Spring
9 31 (29.52%) XSLT
10 28 (26.67%) SOAP
11 26 (24.76%) Finance
12 25 (23.81%) CSS
12 25 (23.81%) TDD
13 21 (20.00%) XSD
13 21 (20.00%) REST
14 20 (19.05%) Oracle
15 19 (18.10%) Linux
16 18 (17.14%) SOA
16 18 (17.14%) C#
16 18 (17.14%) JSON
17 17 (16.19%) WebSphere
17 17 (16.19%) Ajax
17 17 (16.19%) OO
17 17 (16.19%) XSL
18 14 (13.33%) J2EE
18 14 (13.33%) CMS
19 13 (12.38%) Scrum
19 13 (12.38%) .NET
20 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
20 12 (11.43%) MVC

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 17 (16.19%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.33%) CMS
3 10 (9.52%) Apache
3 10 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.67%) JBoss
5 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (3.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.86%) IIS
8 3 (2.86%) LiveCycle
8 3 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.95%) Drupal
10 1 (0.95%) Mule
10 1 (0.95%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.95%) Magento
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.95%) Boomi
4 1 (0.95%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) SNMP
2 2 (1.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) MySQL
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.95%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) MS Access
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.57%) JUnit
3 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.67%) Subversion
4 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.76%) EasyMock
5 5 (4.76%) JIRA
5 5 (4.76%) Mockito
5 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.90%) Maven
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.95%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.95%) XMLSpy
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Publishing
4 8 (7.62%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Automotive
6 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) XML
2 40 (38.10%) Web Services
3 36 (34.29%) HTML
4 32 (30.48%) Spring
5 31 (29.52%) XSLT
6 28 (26.67%) SOAP
7 25 (23.81%) CSS
8 21 (20.00%) REST
8 21 (20.00%) XSD
9 18 (17.14%) JSON
10 17 (16.19%) Ajax
10 17 (16.19%) XSL
11 14 (13.33%) J2EE
12 13 (12.38%) .NET
13 12 (11.43%) HTML5
14 11 (10.48%) Apache Camel
14 11 (10.48%) Hibernate
15 10 (9.52%) JMS
15 10 (9.52%) Servlets
16 9 (8.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.90%) NHS
3 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) DataPower
3 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.95%) iSeries
3 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.95%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) TDD
3 18 (17.14%) SOA
4 17 (16.19%) OO
5 13 (12.38%) Scrum
6 12 (11.43%) MVC
7 11 (10.48%) UML
8 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.52%) Open Source
9 9 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.62%) BDD
10 8 (7.62%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.62%) Web Development
11 7 (6.67%) B2B
11 7 (6.67%) E-business
11 7 (6.67%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.76%) Content Management
12 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.76%) SDLC
12 5 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.05%) Java
2 38 (36.19%) SQL
3 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.14%) C#
5 10 (9.52%) PHP
6 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.62%) XQuery
7 7 (6.67%) XPath
8 6 (5.71%) C++
8 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.86%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.86%) VB
9 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.90%) VBScript
11 1 (0.95%) ABAP
11 1 (0.95%) C
11 1 (0.95%) RPG
11 1 (0.95%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.95%) VBA
11 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.95%) HL7
3 1 (0.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) WSO2
4 5 (4.76%) Adobe
4 5 (4.76%) Google
4 5 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (2.86%) BEA
5 3 (2.86%) Murex
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Dell
6 1 (0.95%) IFS
6 1 (0.95%) Informatica
6 1 (0.95%) Redback
6 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.95%) Talend
6 1 (0.95%) Zend