The table below looks at the statistics for XML-RPC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML-RPC over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML-RPC
Rank 620 652 630
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 25 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.061% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Median daily rate £550 £503 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +51.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £324
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16167 16419 15518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.92% 28.02% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11211 11157 9833
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 289 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

XML-RPC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XML-RPC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML-RPC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XML-RPC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK.

XML-RPC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XML-RPC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

XML-RPC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XML-RPC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK.

XML-RPC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XML-RPC
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +21 25 £550 +9.45% 2
London -10 21 £550 +9.45% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Luton - 1 £485 -
East of England - 1 £485 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML-RPC 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-RPC.

1 32 (100.00%) SOAP
1 32 (100.00%) XML
1 32 (100.00%) REST
2 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (81.25%) Java
4 25 (78.13%) Java EE
4 25 (78.13%) SQL
4 25 (78.13%) JBoss
5 24 (75.00%) Tomcat
5 24 (75.00%) HTML
5 24 (75.00%) CSS
5 24 (75.00%) JSP
5 24 (75.00%) Servlets
5 24 (75.00%) Adobe
5 24 (75.00%) MVC
5 24 (75.00%) Spring
5 24 (75.00%) Hibernate
5 24 (75.00%) JSTL
5 24 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 24 (75.00%) Apache Sling
5 24 (75.00%) Apache Felix
6 21 (65.63%) OSGi
6 21 (65.63%) Analytics
6 21 (65.63%) User Stories
6 21 (65.63%) JSR 170
6 21 (65.63%) Spring MVC
6 21 (65.63%) Customer Engagement
7 16 (50.00%) Degree
7 16 (50.00%) Content Management
7 16 (50.00%) Computer Science

XML-RPC
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 25 (78.13%) JBoss
2 24 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Eclipse
1 13 (40.63%) Gradle
1 13 (40.63%) IntelliJ
1 13 (40.63%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 13 (40.63%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Java Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Lead Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Developer in Test
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) REST
1 32 (100.00%) SOAP
1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (78.13%) Java EE
3 24 (75.00%) Apache Felix
3 24 (75.00%) Apache Sling
3 24 (75.00%) CSS
3 24 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 24 (75.00%) HTML
3 24 (75.00%) JSP
3 24 (75.00%) JSTL
3 24 (75.00%) Servlets
3 24 (75.00%) Spring
4 21 (65.63%) JSR 170
4 21 (65.63%) OSGi
4 21 (65.63%) Spring MVC
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (9.38%) JSF
6 3 (9.38%) RESTful
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) MVC
2 21 (65.63%) Analytics
2 21 (65.63%) Customer Engagement
2 21 (65.63%) User Stories
3 16 (50.00%) Content Management
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.13%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
6 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 26 (81.25%) Java
3 25 (78.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) C
4 6 (18.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Adobe
2 6 (18.75%) Barracuda Networks