The table below looks at the statistics for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Messaging
Rank 597 557 565
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 15 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.055% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 27
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £603 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Messaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XML Messaging
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XML Messaging Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XML Messaging
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK.

XML Messaging Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XML Messaging
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 -7 15 £425 -22.72% 1
London +10 8 £425 -22.72% 1
South East - 5 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
City of London +24 1 £305 -43.25%
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 3
Liverpool - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - - 3

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XML Messaging also 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 that cited XML Messaging.

1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) SOA
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Workflow
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 5 (15.63%) WF
8 5 (15.63%) Back Office
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.50%) SOAP
9 4 (12.50%) Publishing
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Derivative
10 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.38%) FpML
10 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) CSS
10 3 (9.38%) HTML
10 3 (9.38%) JavaScript

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XML Messaging also 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 that cited XML Messaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) LoadUI
2 2 (6.25%) Toad
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Back Office
4 4 (12.50%) Publishing
4 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Designer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Architect
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) WF
5 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (9.38%) FpML
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) XSD
7 2 (6.25%) XSL
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware
7 2 (6.25%) WCF
7 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
8 1 (3.13%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) DTCC
2 1 (3.13%) Equities
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) SOA
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Workflow
4 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) EMIR
1 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.13%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) GoldenSource
4 1 (3.13%) Thunderhead
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
4 1 (3.13%) Mercator
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Software AG
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
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