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 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML-RPC
Rank 567 551 520
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.026% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.096% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £269 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £275 -
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -
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
13881 13599 11877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.15% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9066 8550 7470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 249 291
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 5 March 2015.

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 11 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 5 March 2015. 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 -11 12 £450 +38.46% 12
London -1 11 £460 +41.10% 9
City of London +14 2 £370 +18.40% 1
South East - 1 £215 -
Berkshire - 1 £215 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Brackley - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) XML
2 20 (66.67%) Web Services
3 19 (63.33%) Finance
4 17 (56.67%) SOAP
5 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (43.33%) REST
6 12 (40.00%) Classic ASP
6 12 (40.00%) Java
6 12 (40.00%) .NET
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) COM+
8 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 10 (33.33%) Java RMI
9 9 (30.00%) OO
9 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
10 8 (26.67%) Games
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
11 7 (23.33%) Spring
11 7 (23.33%) CSS
11 7 (23.33%) JDBC
11 7 (23.33%) HTML
12 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
12 6 (20.00%) Adobe
12 6 (20.00%) TDD
13 5 (16.67%) Subversion
13 5 (16.67%) Linux
13 5 (16.67%) BDD
14 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (13.33%) Facebook
14 4 (13.33%) Social Media

XML-RPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (13.33%) WordPress
1 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) FishEye
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) XML
2 20 (66.67%) Web Services
3 17 (56.67%) SOAP
4 13 (43.33%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) Classic ASP
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 11 (36.67%) COM+
7 10 (33.33%) Java RMI
8 7 (23.33%) Spring
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) JDBC
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) XHTML
9 4 (13.33%) Apache Flex
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (13.33%) LAMP
10 2 (6.67%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) Social Media
2 4 (13.33%) GIS
2 4 (13.33%) Animation
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Online Games
4 1 (3.33%) Online Gambling
4 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Web Design
8 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Facebook
3 3 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Zend
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
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