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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Messaging
Rank 533 556 519
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 43 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.020% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.074% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £235 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £570 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - -

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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 9 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 27 February 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 +13 40 £325 -13.33% 3
London -1 19 £381 -30.68%
City of London +17 2 £450 -18.18%
West Midlands -4 2 £270 +54.28%
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Essex - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (42.62%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Oracle
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) Web Services
4 20 (32.79%) Spring
5 19 (31.15%) Linux
6 16 (26.23%) SOAP
6 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
6 16 (26.23%) Finance
6 16 (26.23%) REST
7 15 (24.59%) Oracle Database
7 15 (24.59%) JPA
7 15 (24.59%) XSD
7 15 (24.59%) XSL
7 15 (24.59%) JMS
8 14 (22.95%) JTA
8 14 (22.95%) Maven
8 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
8 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
9 13 (21.31%) Java EE
9 13 (21.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (21.31%) PL/SQL
10 12 (19.67%) JUnit
10 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.39%) Static Code Analysis
13 9 (14.75%) Banking
13 9 (14.75%) SAP

XML Messaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.11%) Mule
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.92%) Acrobat
1 3 (4.92%) FrameMaker
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle Database
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Maven
2 12 (19.67%) JUnit
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Billing
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Java Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Software Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) EDI Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.92%) SAP SD Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Author
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Author
10 2 (3.28%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (34.43%) Web Services
3 20 (32.79%) Spring
4 16 (26.23%) REST
4 16 (26.23%) SOAP
5 15 (24.59%) JMS
5 15 (24.59%) XSD
5 15 (24.59%) XSL
5 15 (24.59%) JPA
6 14 (22.95%) JTA
7 13 (21.31%) Java EE
8 8 (13.11%) Apache Camel
8 8 (13.11%) EDI
8 8 (13.11%) Middleware
9 7 (11.48%) EDIFACT
10 6 (9.84%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (9.84%) J2EE
11 3 (4.92%) HTML
11 3 (4.92%) .NET
11 3 (4.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) FMCG
2 5 (8.20%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (3.28%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Equities
3 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.64%) ASIC
4 1 (1.64%) Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) DTCC
4 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) Static Code Analysis
3 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
4 6 (9.84%) Logistics
5 5 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.56%) OOP
6 4 (6.56%) OO
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Business Development
7 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Test Management
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) ITSM
7 3 (4.92%) SOA
7 3 (4.92%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.56%) C++
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.64%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) SAP
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Axway
3 6 (9.84%) Atomikos
4 5 (8.20%) Sybase
4 5 (8.20%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.92%) HP
5 3 (4.92%) BMC
6 2 (3.28%) webMethods
6 2 (3.28%) Symantec
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Open Text
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