The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML-RPC
Rank 631 615 621
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 9 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.036% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.13% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 4
Average daily rate £450 £450 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +260.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £393 £125
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +214.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15412 14935 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 26.79% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9676 9667
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 199 203
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 29 April 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 10 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -32 9 £450 +0.05% 2
London -24 5 £575 +25.00%
South East -14 2 £410 -8.83%
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
Stafford - 2 £425 -
City of London +39 1 £575 +51.31%
Oxford - 1 £345 -
Berkshire - 1 £476 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £345 -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) REST
4 7 (70.00%) JSON
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) VxWorks
5 6 (60.00%) C
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (60.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (60.00%) Lua
5 6 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Java SE
7 1 (10.00%) Java EE
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Animation
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (10.00%) Core Animation
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS

XML-RPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQLite
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) REST
4 7 (70.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
6 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (10.00%) Core Animation
6 1 (10.00%) D3.js
6 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
6 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (10.00%) Java EE
6 1 (10.00%) Java SE
6 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
6 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) Lua
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow