The table below looks at the statistics for XML Messaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Messaging over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Messaging
UK
Rank 568 576 582
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 28 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.094% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 23
Median daily rate £418 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £530 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.09 £42.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.27% +29.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £42.25 £32.54
% change year-on-year
+23.27% +29.84%

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
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
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 £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

XML Messaging
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XML Messaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 +5 24 £418 +4.37% 1
London +2 13 £450 -7.69% 1
South East +5 8 £409 -0.90%
Surrey +4 5 £403 -2.42%
Leatherhead +9 4 £403 -5.29%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
North West +25 3 £325 -9.72%
Hampshire - 3 £348 -
Portsmouth - 3 £348 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £565 -
Kent - 1 £565 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Croydon - 1 £418 -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 78 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (47.44%) SQL
3 35 (44.87%) Java
4 33 (42.31%) Oracle
4 33 (42.31%) Linux
5 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (32.05%) Windows
7 24 (30.77%) Validation
8 23 (29.49%) Web Services
8 23 (29.49%) Client/Server
9 22 (28.21%) Unix
9 22 (28.21%) Finance
10 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 19 (24.36%) JSON
12 18 (23.08%) SOAP
13 17 (21.79%) .NET
13 17 (21.79%) C#
13 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
13 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
14 16 (20.51%) RESTful
15 15 (19.23%) DB2
15 15 (19.23%) SDLC
16 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
16 14 (17.95%) CRM
16 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
16 14 (17.95%) Banking
17 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
17 13 (16.67%) SOA
18 12 (15.38%) XSD
18 12 (15.38%) Spring

XML Messaging
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 8 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (8.97%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.97%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) FileNet
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 6 (7.69%) Yammer
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) HTTPS
2 7 (8.97%) X.509
3 6 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (6.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) DB2
3 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.69%) DataStage
6 6 (7.69%) MySQL
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.28%) KDB
9 1 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Selenium
1 12 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.82%) JIRA
3 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.69%) ERwin
4 6 (7.69%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (7.69%) Subversion
4 6 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.41%) Appium
5 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.28%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.28%) TestNG
9 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Back Office
4 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.13%) Publishing
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Developer
2 31 (39.74%) Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Java Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Data Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Consultant
5 11 (14.10%) Test Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) CRM Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 8 (10.26%) Python Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Architect
8 6 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 6 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) XML Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (29.49%) Web Services
3 19 (24.36%) JSON
4 18 (23.08%) SOAP
5 17 (21.79%) .NET
6 16 (20.51%) RESTful
7 12 (15.38%) Spring
7 12 (15.38%) WCF
7 12 (15.38%) XSD
8 11 (14.10%) HTML
8 11 (14.10%) Struts
9 9 (11.54%) WSDL
10 6 (7.69%) COM
10 6 (7.69%) HTML5
10 6 (7.69%) MFC
10 6 (7.69%) XML Schema
11 5 (6.41%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (6.41%) WebSockets
12 4 (5.13%) CSS
12 4 (5.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Client/Server
2 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.69%) SWIFT
5 5 (6.41%) Replication
6 4 (5.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.28%) Derivative
9 1 (1.28%) Equities
9 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.28%) FMCG
9 1 (1.28%) iPad
9 1 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (1.28%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Linux
2 25 (32.05%) Windows
3 22 (28.21%) Unix
4 6 (7.69%) Android
4 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Validation
3 15 (19.23%) SDLC
4 14 (17.95%) CRM
5 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 13 (16.67%) SOA
6 11 (14.10%) Scrum
7 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.54%) ETL
9 8 (10.26%) Defect Management
9 8 (10.26%) OO
9 8 (10.26%) TDD
10 7 (8.97%) API Development
10 7 (8.97%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.97%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
10 7 (8.97%) Data Transformation
10 7 (8.97%) Service Design
10 7 (8.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) SQL
2 35 (44.87%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 8 (10.26%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) C++
5 6 (7.69%) Perl
5 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.41%) Scala
6 5 (6.41%) VBScript
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO20022
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.54%) HP
3 9 (11.54%) Sybase
4 8 (10.26%) SAP
5 7 (8.97%) Informatica
5 7 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (7.69%) Infor
6 6 (7.69%) Talend
7 5 (6.41%) IBM
7 5 (6.41%) Perforce
7 5 (6.41%) Telerik
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Cognos
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.28%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.28%) Netezza
8 1 (1.28%) Teradata
8 1 (1.28%) TIBCO