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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 613 575 608
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 29 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -27 28 £413 +3.12% 1
London +11 16 £525 +68.00%
South East -17 8 £400 -
Surrey -28 7 £400 -
Leatherhead -16 6 £406 +1.56%
City of London +37 5 £418 +19.28%
North West -13 3 £360 -15.29%
Cheshire - 3 £360 -
Chester - 3 £360 -
West Midlands -19 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £240 -
Berkshire - 1 £240 -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 89 (100.00%) XML
2 43 (48.31%) SQL
3 41 (46.07%) Oracle
3 41 (46.07%) Web Services
4 39 (43.82%) SOAP
5 36 (40.45%) Java
6 32 (35.96%) Unix
7 31 (34.83%) Finance
7 31 (34.83%) SoapUI
8 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
9 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
10 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
11 23 (25.84%) HP
12 21 (23.60%) Test Management
13 20 (22.47%) Use Case
13 20 (22.47%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (22.47%) Linux
13 20 (22.47%) Defect Management
14 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (20.22%) Banking
16 17 (19.10%) .NET
17 15 (16.85%) PL/SQL
18 14 (15.73%) Test Scripting
18 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database
18 14 (15.73%) Test Planning
18 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
19 12 (13.48%) Windows
19 12 (13.48%) SOA
20 11 (12.36%) Microsoft

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 11 (12.36%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.11%) IIS
3 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.12%) Liferay
6 1 (1.12%) Mule
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) GitHub
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) DHCP
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) FTP
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) DSL
4 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) SoapUI
2 7 (7.87%) Maven
2 7 (7.87%) Subversion
3 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.49%) Ant
4 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.37%) JUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
7 1 (1.12%) RSpec
7 1 (1.12%) Toad
7 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Banking
3 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 3 (3.37%) Front Office
5 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Analyst
2 21 (23.60%) Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.36%) XML Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.99%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.87%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Tester
7 7 (7.87%) Unix Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) XML Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Messaging Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Software Architect
9 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Messaging Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) XML
2 41 (46.07%) Web Services
3 39 (43.82%) SOAP
4 17 (19.10%) .NET
5 10 (11.24%) Middleware
5 10 (11.24%) Spring
6 9 (10.11%) J2EE
6 9 (10.11%) REST
7 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.74%) JMS
8 6 (6.74%) XSLT
9 4 (4.49%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (4.49%) XSD
10 3 (3.37%) Java EE
10 3 (3.37%) JPA
10 3 (3.37%) JTA
10 3 (3.37%) XML Schema
10 3 (3.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.49%) Biometrics
3 4 (4.49%) Equities
3 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.37%) Derivative
4 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.37%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.25%) Life Science
5 2 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
5 2 (2.25%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Unix
2 20 (22.47%) Linux
3 12 (13.48%) Windows
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) Solaris
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Test Management
2 20 (22.47%) Defect Management
2 20 (22.47%) Use Case
3 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.73%) Test Planning
4 14 (15.73%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.48%) SOA
5 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.11%) ITIL
6 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
7 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.99%) MVC
7 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
7 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.87%) Scrum
8 7 (7.87%) SDLC
8 7 (7.87%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.31%) SQL
2 36 (40.45%) Java
3 15 (16.85%) PL/SQL
4 11 (12.36%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) C++
5 6 (6.74%) Perl
6 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.62%) Python
7 4 (4.49%) XAML
8 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.37%) XPath
9 2 (2.25%) ABAP
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) VB
9 2 (2.25%) VB6
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) MCSD
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 3 (3.37%) ISO20022
4 2 (2.25%) ISO15022
4 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 8583
5 1 (1.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.49%) Docker
1 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (22.47%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.49%) Ansible
3 2 (2.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) Oracle
2 23 (25.84%) HP
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) Sybase
4 7 (7.87%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.49%) Compaq
5 4 (4.49%) Terracotta
5 4 (4.49%) webMethods
6 3 (3.37%) IBM
6 3 (3.37%) VMware
7 2 (2.25%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.12%) Axway
8 1 (1.12%) Calypso
8 1 (1.12%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.12%) RainStor
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