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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Messaging
Rank 601 584 619
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +35
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 47 76 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.46% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 66 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -33.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 -
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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 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 26 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 September 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
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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 -15 39 £420 +19.82% 7
London -5 16 £423 -0.58% 3
North West +25 15 £408 -4.11%
Scotland - 8 £310 -
South East -1 7 £390 +0.64% 2
Liverpool - 7 £413 -
Merseyside - 7 £413 -
Cheshire - 5 £400 -
Edinburgh - 4 £310 -
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
Surrey -17 3 £430 +10.96% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £308 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 £305 -
Redhill - 2 £430 -
Livingston - 2 £283 -
City of London +21 1 £420 -1.17% 2
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Uxbridge +3 1 - -
Leatherhead -2 1 £346 -12.25% 1
Manchester -13 1 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
Warrington - 1 £415 -

XML Messaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 78 (100.00%) XML
2 35 (44.87%) SQL
3 32 (41.03%) Oracle
4 31 (39.74%) Java
5 23 (29.49%) Web Services
5 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (24.36%) Finance
6 19 (24.36%) CRM
6 19 (24.36%) SOA
6 19 (24.36%) .NET
7 18 (23.08%) Unix
7 18 (23.08%) Validation
8 16 (20.51%) C#
9 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.23%) Banking
9 15 (19.23%) SDLC
10 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
10 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.67%) RESTful
11 13 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 12 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (15.38%) XSD
12 12 (15.38%) SOAP
12 12 (15.38%) Workflow
13 11 (14.10%) HTML
13 11 (14.10%) HP
13 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
13 11 (14.10%) Defect Management
14 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting 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 10 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) DSL
3 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.13%) DB2
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.69%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Appium
5 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 15 (19.23%) Banking
3 10 (12.82%) Publishing
4 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Test Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.26%) XML Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) CRM Developer
8 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Integration Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Python Developer
9 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) XML Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) SOA Developer
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) XML Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (29.49%) Web Services
3 19 (24.36%) .NET
4 13 (16.67%) RESTful
5 12 (15.38%) SOAP
5 12 (15.38%) XSD
6 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 10 (12.82%) XSL
8 9 (11.54%) CSS
8 9 (11.54%) Silverlight
9 8 (10.26%) JSON
9 8 (10.26%) Middleware
9 8 (10.26%) Spring
10 6 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (7.69%) REST
10 6 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (6.41%) J2EE
11 5 (6.41%) JMS
12 4 (5.13%) FpML
12 4 (5.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Equities
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Derivative
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.28%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.28%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Unix
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) CRM
2 19 (24.36%) SOA
3 18 (23.08%) Validation
4 15 (19.23%) SDLC
5 13 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 12 (15.38%) Workflow
7 11 (14.10%) Defect Management
8 9 (11.54%) MVC
8 9 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 9 (11.54%) Workflow Development
9 8 (10.26%) API Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Test Planning
11 6 (7.69%) Scrum
12 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) C#
4 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.41%) C++
6 5 (6.41%) XPath
7 4 (5.13%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) VBScript
10 1 (1.28%) ABAP
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VB6
10 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.56%) ISO20022
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.10%) HP
4 8 (10.26%) Sybase
5 5 (6.41%) IBM
6 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (2.56%) Perforce
8 2 (2.56%) Telerik
9 1 (1.28%) Calypso
9 1 (1.28%) F5
9 1 (1.28%) GoldenSource
9 1 (1.28%) Infor
9 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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