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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML-RPC
Rank 581 544 546
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 14 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.074% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.26% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 10
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£205 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.69% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £204 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-45.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 15 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 19 December 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 -54 14 £205 -45.69% 2
London -13 8 £300 -21.05%
South East -16 6 £204 -45.66%
Berkshire - 6 £204 -
Cheshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (95.65%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) Classic ASP
4 11 (47.83%) COM+
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) SOAP
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
8 6 (26.09%) Adobe
8 6 (26.09%) Subversion
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) WordPress
8 6 (26.09%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) CMS
10 4 (17.39%) LAMP
10 4 (17.39%) GIS
10 4 (17.39%) Back Office
10 4 (17.39%) XHTML
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) PHP
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Facebook
10 4 (17.39%) Animation
10 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
10 4 (17.39%) Social Media
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.04%) Twitter

XML-RPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (26.09%) WordPress
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) Zen Cart
2 1 (4.35%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) Classic ASP
3 11 (47.83%) COM+
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) SOAP
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) REST
8 4 (17.39%) LAMP
8 4 (17.39%) XHTML
8 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
9 2 (8.70%) Java EE
9 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.70%) Spring
9 2 (8.70%) JSF
9 2 (8.70%) JSP
9 2 (8.70%) Servlets
9 2 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) GIS
1 4 (17.39%) Animation
1 4 (17.39%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) User Stories
5 1 (4.35%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
1 4 (17.39%) PHP
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PHP5
3 1 (4.35%) PHP4
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) cPanel
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe
2 4 (17.39%) Facebook
3 3 (13.04%) Twitter
4 2 (8.70%) Zend
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus