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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 614 568 607
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +39
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 37 78 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.14% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.50% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 2
Median daily rate £420 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £327 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 28 July 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 18 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 28 July 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 -57 32 £420 +5.00% 3
London +8 22 £475 +43.93% 2
South East -22 7 £400 -
City of London +51 5 £420 +8.38% 1
Scotland - 5 £310 -
Leatherhead -10 4 £406 +1.56%
Surrey -36 4 £406 +1.56%
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
North West -2 2 £308 -27.64% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £310 -
West Lothian - 2 £308 -
Cheshire - 2 £308 -
Wilmslow - 2 £308 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
West Midlands -38 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £305 -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 91 (100.00%) XML
2 47 (51.65%) SQL
3 42 (46.15%) Oracle
4 39 (42.86%) Web Services
5 38 (41.76%) Java
6 30 (32.97%) SOAP
7 29 (31.87%) Finance
8 27 (29.67%) Unix
9 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
10 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
10 22 (24.18%) SoapUI
11 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (23.08%) .NET
12 20 (21.98%) Oracle Database
13 19 (20.88%) Linux
13 19 (20.88%) HP Quality Center
14 18 (19.78%) HP
14 18 (19.78%) Defect Management
15 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
15 17 (18.68%) Banking
16 16 (17.58%) Waterfall
17 15 (16.48%) SDLC
17 15 (16.48%) Test Management
17 15 (16.48%) Use Case
17 15 (16.48%) C#
17 15 (16.48%) PL/SQL
18 14 (15.38%) SOA
19 13 (14.29%) Test Planning
19 13 (14.29%) REST
20 12 (13.19%) Validation

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 12 (13.19%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.89%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Liferay
5 1 (1.10%) Mule
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) LDAP
1 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.10%) DSL
3 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) SoapUI
2 6 (6.59%) Maven
3 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 4 (4.40%) JUnit
5 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.30%) JIRA
5 3 (3.30%) Selenium
5 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.20%) Ant
6 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.10%) JMeter
7 1 (1.10%) RSpec
7 1 (1.10%) Toad
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (31.87%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Banking
3 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 3 (3.30%) Front Office
5 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Analyst
3 20 (21.98%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) Architect
5 12 (13.19%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.99%) XML Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) XML Developer
8 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Software Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Applications Support
9 7 (7.69%) Java Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Tester
10 6 (6.59%) Java Software Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Messaging Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Oracle Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Unix Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Integration Specialist
11 5 (5.49%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (42.86%) Web Services
3 30 (32.97%) SOAP
4 21 (23.08%) .NET
5 13 (14.29%) REST
6 10 (10.99%) Spring
7 9 (9.89%) Middleware
8 8 (8.79%) J2EE
9 7 (7.69%) XSD
10 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.59%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (6.59%) JMS
10 6 (6.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (6.59%) XSL
11 5 (5.49%) XSLT
12 4 (4.40%) FpML
12 4 (4.40%) Java EE
12 4 (4.40%) JPA
12 4 (4.40%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.40%) Equities
3 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.40%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) Derivative
4 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.20%) Life Science
5 2 (2.20%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.20%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.67%) Unix
2 19 (20.88%) Linux
3 12 (13.19%) Windows
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) Defect Management
3 16 (17.58%) Waterfall
4 15 (16.48%) SDLC
4 15 (16.48%) Test Management
4 15 (16.48%) Use Case
5 14 (15.38%) SOA
6 13 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 12 (13.19%) Test Scripting
7 12 (13.19%) Validation
8 10 (10.99%) MVC
9 8 (8.79%) CRM
9 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Migration
10 7 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Workflow
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) SQL
2 38 (41.76%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) C#
3 15 (16.48%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) C++
6 5 (5.49%) XPath
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) XAML
9 2 (2.20%) ABAP
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.20%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) VB6
10 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) MCSD
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.20%) ISO20022
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Oracle
2 18 (19.78%) HP
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.59%) Sybase
4 6 (6.59%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.49%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Axway
7 1 (1.10%) Calypso
7 1 (1.10%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.10%) RainStor
7 1 (1.10%) Telerik
7 1 (1.10%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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