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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML-RPC
Rank 595 550 593
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +43
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 6 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.047% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.17% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £363 £594
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £338 £589
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £425 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 - £600
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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 19 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 20 August 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 -46 6 £313 -13.79% 7
London -10 1 £313 -13.79% 4
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £298 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £298 -
High Wycombe - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (83.33%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Magento
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Solaris
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (25.00%) WSDL
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) SOA
8 2 (16.67%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) CSS

XML-RPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) Zen Cart
2 1 (8.33%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) WSDL
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Twisted
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) LAMP
6 1 (8.33%) Flash
6 1 (8.33%) RSS
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
6 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
6 1 (8.33%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) STB
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) PHP5
5 1 (8.33%) PHP4
5 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace