The first table below looks at the demand for XML-RPC 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-RPC over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML-RPC
Rank 587 562 572
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.056% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate
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£298 £425 £594
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £360 £589
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £425 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML-RPC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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 -30 5 £308 -27.64% 7
London +13 2 £310 -27.05% 2
South West - 1 £298 - 2
Bristol - 1 £298 -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XML-RPC 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-RPC.

1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Magento
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) WSDL
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) STB
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading

XML-RPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XML-RPC 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-RPC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Magento Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Magento Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) Twisted
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) MooTools
5 1 (9.09%) WAMP
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Zend