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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 534 598 547
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -51
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 97 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.025% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.090% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 4 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £375
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
16577 15633 15315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.90% 28.09% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11265 9911 9834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 218 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 25 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 31 August 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 +52 95 £375 -11.76% 10
South East +8 43 £400 - 2
Surrey +33 40 £400 -
Leatherhead - 36 £400 -
West Midlands - 26 £300 - 2
Coventry - 21 £300 - 2
London +16 19 £350 -17.64% 3
North West - 4 £425 -
Manchester - 4 £425 -
City of London -1 3 £425 +39.34% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £438 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £438 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £300 -
East of England +6 2 £200 - 1
Essex - 2 £200 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £200 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £330 -
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
Kenilworth - 1 £300 -
Epsom - 1 £351 -
Yorkshire - 1 £440 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £275 -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) XML
2 86 (63.70%) SQL
3 69 (51.11%) HP Quality Center
4 65 (48.15%) SOAP
5 62 (45.93%) Security Cleared
6 61 (45.19%) SC Cleared
7 56 (41.48%) SoapUI
8 53 (39.26%) Test Management
9 49 (36.30%) HP
10 47 (34.81%) UNIX
11 46 (34.07%) PL/SQL
12 45 (33.33%) ISTQB
13 44 (32.59%) Use Case
14 40 (29.63%) Test Scripting
15 39 (28.89%) Telecoms
16 38 (28.15%) Java
16 38 (28.15%) Oracle
17 36 (26.67%) Perl
18 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (20.74%) BizTalk Server
20 27 (20.00%) ISEB
21 26 (19.26%) Shell Script
21 26 (19.26%) Test Planning
22 25 (18.52%) Waterfall
23 24 (17.78%) Web Services
24 22 (16.30%) Finance
25 21 (15.56%) Integration Testing
25 21 (15.56%) Oracle Database
26 20 (14.81%) Validation
27 19 (14.07%) Banking

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 28 (20.74%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (11.85%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.67%) JBoss
4 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.48%) Mule
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Finacle
1 1 (0.74%) Global PAYplus
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) VLAN
2 1 (0.74%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.48%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) VoltDB
4 1 (0.74%) DB2
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (41.48%) SoapUI
2 13 (9.63%) Subversion
3 8 (5.93%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.19%) Maven
4 7 (5.19%) Selenium
4 7 (5.19%) TestNG
4 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.70%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.70%) Ant
7 3 (2.22%) JMeter
8 2 (1.48%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.48%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.48%) Hudson
9 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 39 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 22 (16.30%) Finance
3 19 (14.07%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Analyst
2 55 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 30 (22.22%) Developer
4 15 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Tester
6 11 (8.15%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.41%) EDI Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Architect
9 8 (5.93%) Test Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Integration Test Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Integration Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Test Manager
12 5 (3.70%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Senior Tester
12 5 (3.70%) WPF Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (2.96%) UAT Test Analyst
13 4 (2.96%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (100.00%) XML
2 65 (48.15%) SOAP
3 24 (17.78%) Web Services
4 11 (8.15%) Middleware
5 10 (7.41%) EDIFACT
5 10 (7.41%) .NET
5 10 (7.41%) J2EE
5 10 (7.41%) EDI
5 10 (7.41%) Spring
6 7 (5.19%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.70%) WPF
7 5 (3.70%) XSD
8 4 (2.96%) HTML
8 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.22%) Java EE
9 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.22%) JMS
10 2 (1.48%) JTA
10 2 (1.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.22%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Equities
5 2 (1.48%) W3C
5 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.48%) DTCC
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) PACS
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.81%) UNIX
2 8 (5.93%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.26%) Test Management
2 44 (32.59%) Use Case
3 40 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (19.26%) Test Planning
6 25 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 21 (15.56%) Integration Testing
8 20 (14.81%) Validation
9 16 (11.85%) Security Testing
9 16 (11.85%) V-Model
10 14 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (8.15%) Performance Testing
11 11 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.67%) Software Testing
12 9 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 9 (6.67%) Migration
13 6 (4.44%) Scrum
13 6 (4.44%) TDD
13 6 (4.44%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.70%) SQL
2 46 (34.07%) PL/SQL
3 38 (28.15%) Java
4 36 (26.67%) Perl
5 26 (19.26%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.67%) C#
7 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.44%) Python
8 6 (4.44%) C++
9 5 (3.70%) VBA
10 4 (2.96%) XPath
11 1 (0.74%) Ruby
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
11 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (45.93%) Security Cleared
2 61 (45.19%) SC Cleared
3 45 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 27 (20.00%) ISEB
5 5 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.96%) Degree
7 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 69 (51.11%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.96%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (36.30%) HP
2 38 (28.15%) Oracle
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 9 (6.67%) Sybase
5 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.19%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Compaq
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) Sage
7 1 (0.74%) webMethods
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) Axway
7 1 (0.74%) Fundtech
7 1 (0.74%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.74%) Atomikos
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £430 - £450 per day + Laptop & Phone
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago