The table below looks at the statistics for the XML Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Developer
Rank 566 545 503
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -42
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 17 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.017% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.018% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £230 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £345 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

XML Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 January 2015.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 16 £450 +38.46%
London +4 11 £450 +44.00%
East of England +1 4 £475 +40.74%
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South East - - - -

XML Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited XML Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with XML Developer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) XSLT
3 17 (65.38%) XPath
4 13 (50.00%) XQuery
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) XSD
7 8 (30.77%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) XML Schema
11 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
12 3 (11.54%) JSON
12 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) Scrum
13 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
13 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
13 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
13 2 (7.69%) Python
13 2 (7.69%) ETL
13 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (3.85%) TDD
14 1 (3.85%) Publishing
14 1 (3.85%) Validation
14 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
14 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing

XML Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited XML Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with XML Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) XSLT
3 10 (38.46%) XSD
4 5 (19.23%) XML Schema
5 3 (11.54%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) Saxon XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 2 (7.69%) ETL
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) TDD
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
3 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
3 1 (3.85%) OOP
3 1 (3.85%) MVVM
3 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) XPath
2 13 (50.00%) XQuery
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle