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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Messaging
UK
Rank 555 573 582
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 38 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.078% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 20
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £562 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £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
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 19 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +16 33 £450 +12.50% 5
London +9 20 £450 -22.41% 2
South East +3 7 £484 +13.82% 2
North West - 5 £363 -
Edinburgh - 5 - - 1
Scotland - 5 - - 1
Surrey +7 4 £403 -8.52% 1
Leatherhead +9 3 £403 -10.55% 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
East of England +2 1 £410 +87.42%
West Sussex - 1 £565 -
Kent - 1 £565 -
Croydon - 1 £418 -
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £410 -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 85 (100.00%) XML
2 43 (50.59%) SQL
3 38 (44.71%) Java
3 38 (44.71%) Oracle
4 34 (40.00%) Linux
5 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (31.76%) Validation
7 26 (30.59%) Windows
7 26 (30.59%) Web Services
8 23 (27.06%) Unix
9 22 (25.88%) Client/Server
10 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
10 21 (24.71%) Finance
11 19 (22.35%) .NET
11 19 (22.35%) SOA
11 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
11 19 (22.35%) JSON
11 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
12 18 (21.18%) RESTful
12 18 (21.18%) CRM
12 18 (21.18%) C#
12 18 (21.18%) SDLC
13 16 (18.82%) SOAP
13 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
14 15 (17.65%) XSD
14 15 (17.65%) DB2
15 14 (16.47%) HTML
15 14 (16.47%) Dynamics CRM
15 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (14.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) FileNet
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
1 6 (7.06%) Yammer
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) HTTPS
2 6 (7.06%) Internet
2 6 (7.06%) X.509
3 5 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) LDAP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) DB2
3 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.24%) RDBMS
7 6 (7.06%) DataStage
7 6 (7.06%) MySQL
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.18%) KDB
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) JIRA
2 11 (12.94%) Selenium
2 11 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.06%) ERwin
3 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
3 6 (7.06%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (5.88%) Appium
4 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.18%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) TestNG
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 11 (12.94%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.24%) Publishing
5 6 (7.06%) Back Office
5 6 (7.06%) Retail
5 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Data Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Test Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Architect
7 8 (9.41%) CRM Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Python Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 6 (7.06%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Unix Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) XML Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (30.59%) Web Services
3 19 (22.35%) .NET
3 19 (22.35%) JSON
4 18 (21.18%) RESTful
5 16 (18.82%) SOAP
6 15 (17.65%) XSD
7 14 (16.47%) HTML
8 12 (14.12%) Spring
9 11 (12.94%) Struts
9 11 (12.94%) WCF
10 9 (10.59%) WSDL
11 8 (9.41%) XSL
12 7 (8.24%) CSS
12 7 (8.24%) Silverlight
13 6 (7.06%) COM
13 6 (7.06%) HTML5
13 6 (7.06%) MFC
13 6 (7.06%) XML Schema
14 5 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Client/Server
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.06%) Replication
4 6 (7.06%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.18%) Derivative
7 1 (1.18%) Equities
7 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
7 1 (1.18%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.18%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) Windows
3 23 (27.06%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Android
4 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Validation
3 19 (22.35%) SOA
4 18 (21.18%) CRM
4 18 (21.18%) SDLC
5 13 (15.29%) Data Modelling
6 12 (14.12%) Scrum
7 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.59%) Defect Management
8 9 (10.59%) ETL
9 8 (9.41%) OO
9 8 (9.41%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.24%) Migration
10 7 (8.24%) Project Planning
10 7 (8.24%) TDD
10 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Workflow
10 7 (8.24%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 38 (44.71%) Java
3 18 (21.18%) C#
4 8 (9.41%) Python
5 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.06%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) Perl
6 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.88%) Scala
7 5 (5.88%) VBScript
8 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) VB6
9 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Oracle
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) HP
4 8 (9.41%) Sybase
5 7 (8.24%) Informatica
5 7 (8.24%) SAP
6 6 (7.06%) Infor
6 6 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (7.06%) Talend
7 5 (5.88%) Perforce
7 5 (5.88%) Telerik
8 4 (4.71%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) Apple
9 1 (1.18%) Cognos
9 1 (1.18%) F5
9 1 (1.18%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.18%) Netezza
9 1 (1.18%) Teradata
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