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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML-RPC
Rank 621 658 630
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -28
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 26 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.049% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Median daily rate £550 £503 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +145.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £204
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
16247 16402 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.26% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11283 10195
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 310 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +28 26 £550 +9.45% 1
London +14 22 £550 +9.45% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Luton - 1 £485 -
East of England - 1 £485 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 34 (100.00%) SOAP
1 34 (100.00%) XML
1 34 (100.00%) REST
2 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
3 28 (82.35%) Java
3 28 (82.35%) SQL
4 27 (79.41%) CSS
4 27 (79.41%) JSP
4 27 (79.41%) Servlets
4 27 (79.41%) HTML
4 27 (79.41%) JBoss
4 27 (79.41%) Tomcat
4 27 (79.41%) Adobe
4 27 (79.41%) MVC
4 27 (79.41%) Hibernate
4 27 (79.41%) Spring
4 27 (79.41%) Java EE
4 27 (79.41%) JSTL
4 27 (79.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 27 (79.41%) Apache Sling
4 27 (79.41%) Apache Felix
5 24 (70.59%) Analytics
5 24 (70.59%) OSGi
5 24 (70.59%) Customer Engagement
5 24 (70.59%) User Stories
5 24 (70.59%) JSR 170
5 24 (70.59%) Spring MVC
6 19 (55.88%) Degree
6 19 (55.88%) Content Management
6 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills

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 27 (79.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 27 (79.41%) JBoss
1 27 (79.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Eclipse
1 16 (47.06%) Gradle
1 16 (47.06%) IntelliJ
1 16 (47.06%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 16 (47.06%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Java Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Lead Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Developer in Test
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) REST
1 34 (100.00%) SOAP
1 34 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (79.41%) Apache Felix
2 27 (79.41%) Apache Sling
2 27 (79.41%) CSS
2 27 (79.41%) Hibernate
2 27 (79.41%) HTML
2 27 (79.41%) Java EE
2 27 (79.41%) JSP
2 27 (79.41%) JSTL
2 27 (79.41%) Servlets
2 27 (79.41%) Spring
3 24 (70.59%) JSR 170
3 24 (70.59%) OSGi
3 24 (70.59%) Spring MVC
4 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) JSF
5 3 (8.82%) RESTful
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (55.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
1 6 (17.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) MVC
2 24 (70.59%) Analytics
2 24 (70.59%) Customer Engagement
2 24 (70.59%) User Stories
3 19 (55.88%) Content Management
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (47.06%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) BDD
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 28 (82.35%) Java
2 28 (82.35%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) Lua
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) SDET
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Adobe
2 6 (17.65%) Barracuda Networks