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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML-RPC
Rank 638 619 624
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.025% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.091% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +51.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 5 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 30 June 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 +6 9 £425 -5.55% 2
London +9 7 - - 2
Stafford - 2 £425 -
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) Lua
5 6 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (50.00%) VxWorks
5 6 (50.00%) C
5 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) JBoss
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Java EE
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) JSTL
8 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 3 (25.00%) Content Management
8 3 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Maven
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) JSP
8 3 (25.00%) Servlets

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 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Felix
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Sling
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (25.00%) JSR 170
5 3 (25.00%) JSTL
5 3 (25.00%) OSGi
5 3 (25.00%) Servlets
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) Content Management
1 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Lua
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) BEA
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle