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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 539 569 536
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 64 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.032% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £416 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £323 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £573 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
15071 15076 13797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10089 9798 8676
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 217 331
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 20 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 2 July 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 +29 60 £400 -3.90% 3
South East - 35 £400 - 2
Surrey - 32 £400 - 2
Leatherhead - 28 £400 - 2
London +6 18 £321 -23.05%
North West - 6 £425 -
Manchester - 4 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £438 -
South Wales - 3 £430 -
Wales - 3 £430 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £438 -
Merseyside - 2 £425 -
Liverpool - 2 £425 -
City of London -10 1 £350 -28.20%
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £430 -
Kenilworth - 1 £300 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) XML
2 68 (61.26%) SQL
3 62 (55.86%) SOAP
4 56 (50.45%) Security Cleared
5 55 (49.55%) SC Cleared
6 47 (42.34%) PL/SQL
7 45 (40.54%) UNIX
8 44 (39.64%) SoapUI
9 43 (38.74%) HP Quality Center
9 43 (38.74%) Oracle
10 40 (36.04%) HP
11 38 (34.23%) Java
11 38 (34.23%) Test Management
12 37 (33.33%) Use Case
13 32 (28.83%) Telecoms
14 30 (27.03%) Perl
14 30 (27.03%) Oracle Database
15 29 (26.13%) Web Services
15 29 (26.13%) Shell Script
16 26 (23.42%) ISTQB
17 20 (18.02%) Linux
18 19 (17.12%) Spring
18 19 (17.12%) Performance Testing
18 19 (17.12%) Test Planning
19 18 (16.22%) Banking
19 18 (16.22%) Validation
20 16 (14.41%) XSD
20 16 (14.41%) Test Scripting
20 16 (14.41%) Maven
21 15 (13.51%) Git (software)

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (12.61%) WebLogic
2 12 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.31%) Mule
4 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.90%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.03%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) VoltDB
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (39.64%) SoapUI
2 16 (14.41%) Maven
3 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.91%) JUnit
5 10 (9.01%) LoadRunner
5 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.21%) Subversion
7 4 (3.60%) Ant
7 4 (3.60%) JMeter
7 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.70%) TestNG
8 3 (2.70%) Selenium
9 2 (1.80%) JIRA
9 2 (1.80%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.80%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.80%) Hudson
10 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (28.83%) Telecoms
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Finance
4 10 (9.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Analyst
2 45 (40.54%) Test Analyst
3 28 (25.23%) Developer
4 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Tester
7 7 (6.31%) Test Architect
8 5 (4.50%) WPF Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Tester
8 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Administrator
10 3 (2.70%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Build and Release Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) XML
2 62 (55.86%) SOAP
3 29 (26.13%) Web Services
4 19 (17.12%) Spring
5 16 (14.41%) XSD
6 14 (12.61%) JMS
6 14 (12.61%) Java EE
7 13 (11.71%) JPA
7 13 (11.71%) REST
7 13 (11.71%) XSL
8 12 (10.81%) JTA
9 8 (7.21%) Middleware
9 8 (7.21%) J2EE
10 7 (6.31%) .NET
11 6 (5.41%) Apache Camel
12 5 (4.50%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.50%) WPF
13 4 (3.60%) Gherkin
14 2 (1.80%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.70%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.70%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) W3C
4 2 (1.80%) Equities
4 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.80%) DTCC
5 1 (0.90%) PACS
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.54%) UNIX
2 20 (18.02%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Test Management
2 37 (33.33%) Use Case
3 19 (17.12%) Performance Testing
3 19 (17.12%) Test Planning
4 18 (16.22%) Validation
5 16 (14.41%) Test Scripting
6 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.71%) Security Testing
8 12 (10.81%) SDLC
9 10 (9.01%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Static Code Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.41%) System Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.41%) ITIL
13 5 (4.50%) SOA
13 5 (4.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) SQL
2 47 (42.34%) PL/SQL
3 38 (34.23%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) Perl
5 29 (26.13%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.21%) C#
7 6 (5.41%) C++
7 6 (5.41%) Python
8 3 (2.70%) XPath
8 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.90%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) Korn
Qualifications
1 56 (50.45%) Security Cleared
2 55 (49.55%) SC Cleared
3 26 (23.42%) ISTQB
4 15 (13.51%) ISEB
5 6 (5.41%) Degree
6 5 (4.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (38.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (38.74%) Oracle
2 40 (36.04%) HP
3 8 (7.21%) TIBCO
4 7 (6.31%) Sybase
5 5 (4.50%) Axway
5 5 (4.50%) Atomikos
6 4 (3.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) BMC
7 2 (1.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.90%) Fundtech
8 1 (0.90%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.90%) webMethods
8 1 (0.90%) ATG
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) Compaq
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