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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Developer
Rank 583 521 533
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +12
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 58 114 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 76 52
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £57.75 £19.72 £20.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.92% -3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 - £20.49

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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
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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 -57 54 £388 +4.72% 3
London -56 22 £420 +3.70%
North West 0 10 £375 +15.38% 1
East of England -6 9 £406 +25.00%
Essex +17 8 £400 -11.11%
Chester +5 7 £400 -
Cheshire -4 7 £400 -
South East -21 6 £400 +35.59% 1
Oxford +12 3 - -
Oxfordshire +9 3 - - 1
City of London +31 2 £388 -3.12%
Yorkshire +2 2 £363 +11.53% 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £435 -
South West -2 2 £435 +74.00%
West Midlands -13 2 £324 -10.62%
Scotland -18 2 £325 -13.33%
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Swindon +5 1 £435 -
Lancashire +4 1 £313 -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £363 -9.37% 1
Warwickshire -2 1 £323 +7.66%
Reading -6 1 - -
Warwick -6 1 £323 +7.66%
Leeds -6 1 £363 -9.37% 1
Manchester -7 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Surrey -17 1 £375 +38.88%
Leatherhead -25 1 £375 -25.00%
Blackburn - 1 £313 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 152 (100.00%) XML
2 91 (59.87%) Java
3 64 (42.11%) XSLT
4 63 (41.45%) SQL
5 58 (38.16%) Web Services
6 52 (34.21%) SOAP
7 51 (33.55%) JavaScript
8 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (26.97%) Oracle
9 41 (26.97%) SOA
10 40 (26.32%) HTML
11 39 (25.66%) TDD
12 34 (22.37%) Spring
13 33 (21.71%) XSD
14 32 (21.05%) J2EE
15 31 (20.39%) CSS
15 31 (20.39%) Scrum
16 30 (19.74%) SQL Server
17 28 (18.42%) Linux
18 27 (17.76%) Finance
18 27 (17.76%) JSON
19 26 (17.11%) Eclipse
20 25 (16.45%) REST
21 24 (15.79%) C#
21 24 (15.79%) .NET
22 23 (15.13%) MVC
22 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
23 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
23 22 (14.47%) Ajax
24 21 (13.82%) OO

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 21 (13.82%) Apache
2 19 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 18 (11.84%) JBoss
4 17 (11.18%) CMS
5 12 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
6 8 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (3.29%) Node.js
10 4 (2.63%) Apache TomEE
10 4 (2.63%) Jetty
11 3 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.97%) IIS
11 3 (1.97%) JCAPS
11 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.29%) GitHub
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.66%) Boomi
4 1 (0.66%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.58%) SNMP
2 9 (5.92%) Internet
3 6 (3.95%) HTTP
4 4 (2.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.66%) SMTP
6 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.16%) MySQL
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.92%) DB2
5 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Navigator
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.32%) DataStage
9 2 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (17.11%) Eclipse
2 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.58%) SoapUI
3 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.92%) Maven
5 8 (5.26%) EasyMock
5 8 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.26%) JProfiler
5 8 (5.26%) Mockito
5 8 (5.26%) Subversion
6 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.29%) Selenium
8 4 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.63%) GitLab
8 4 (2.63%) JMeter
9 3 (1.97%) Ant
9 3 (1.97%) JDeveloper
9 3 (1.97%) JUnit
9 3 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.97%) Toad
General
1 27 (17.76%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Retail
3 11 (7.24%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Publishing
5 3 (1.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (100.00%) XML
2 64 (42.11%) XSLT
3 58 (38.16%) Web Services
4 52 (34.21%) SOAP
5 40 (26.32%) HTML
6 34 (22.37%) Spring
7 33 (21.71%) XSD
8 32 (21.05%) J2EE
9 31 (20.39%) CSS
10 27 (17.76%) JSON
11 25 (16.45%) REST
12 24 (15.79%) .NET
13 22 (14.47%) Ajax
14 20 (13.16%) Java EE
14 20 (13.16%) jQuery
15 19 (12.50%) JMS
16 18 (11.84%) ASP.NET
16 18 (11.84%) RESTful
17 16 (10.53%) Middleware
17 16 (10.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.29%) User Experience
3 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.97%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.66%) BBC
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) DataPower
6 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.66%) iSeries
6 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
6 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Unix
3 6 (3.95%) Windows
4 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.66%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) SOA
3 39 (25.66%) TDD
4 31 (20.39%) Scrum
5 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (15.13%) MVC
6 21 (13.82%) OO
7 20 (13.16%) Multithreading
8 17 (11.18%) Open Source
8 17 (11.18%) Web Development
9 15 (9.87%) E-Commerce
10 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.55%) E-business
11 13 (8.55%) Web Application Development
12 12 (7.89%) UML
13 11 (7.24%) B2B
13 11 (7.24%) Validation
14 10 (6.58%) Front End Development
15 9 (5.92%) BDD
15 9 (5.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.87%) Java
2 63 (41.45%) SQL
3 51 (33.55%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.79%) C#
5 14 (9.21%) PHP
6 13 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.58%) Python
9 8 (5.26%) XPath
10 7 (4.61%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.61%) XAML
11 6 (3.95%) C++
12 4 (2.63%) XQuery
13 3 (1.97%) C
13 3 (1.97%) C-shell
13 3 (1.97%) Korn
13 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.97%) Ruby
14 2 (1.32%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.66%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.97%) Control-M
3 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (26.97%) Oracle
2 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.55%) Google
3 13 (8.55%) WSO2
4 11 (7.24%) IBM
5 4 (2.63%) Sybase
6 3 (1.97%) Tableau
7 2 (1.32%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) Netezza
7 2 (1.32%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.32%) Zend
8 1 (0.66%) Dell
8 1 (0.66%) hybris
8 1 (0.66%) IFS
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.66%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago