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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML-RPC
Rank 616 608 568
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -40
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.046% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
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£478 £298 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.50% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 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 6 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 12 £478 +55.28% 7
London +9 11 £480 +54.83% 3
City of London - 2 £453 -
South East - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -

XML-RPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (87.10%) SOAP
2 27 (87.10%) REST
3 26 (83.87%) Java
4 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (58.06%) Client/Server
6 17 (54.84%) OO
7 16 (51.61%) Java RMI
8 15 (48.39%) Web Services
9 14 (45.16%) Finance
10 13 (41.94%) SQL
11 12 (38.71%) TDD
11 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
12 11 (35.48%) Games
12 11 (35.48%) Spring
12 11 (35.48%) JDBC
13 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
14 8 (25.81%) HTML
14 8 (25.81%) Linux
14 8 (25.81%) Scrum
14 8 (25.81%) BDD
15 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
15 7 (22.58%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (22.58%) Maven
15 7 (22.58%) Selenium
16 6 (19.35%) jQuery
16 6 (19.35%) Subversion
16 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
16 6 (19.35%) JUnit

XML-RPC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.23%) Jetty
3 1 (3.23%) Moodle
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Maven
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 5 (16.13%) JMeter
3 5 (16.13%) WebLOAD
3 5 (16.13%) TestNG
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (6.45%) VisualAge
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (3.23%) NUnit
6 1 (3.23%) FishEye
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Military
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) AWS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (87.10%) SOAP
2 27 (87.10%) REST
3 16 (51.61%) Java RMI
4 15 (48.39%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) JDBC
5 11 (35.48%) Spring
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (19.35%) JMS
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 5 (16.13%) Ajax
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 4 (12.90%) JSP
10 4 (12.90%) Servlets
10 4 (12.90%) DOM
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.68%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Online Games
4 2 (6.45%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Wiki
5 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.23%) Online Gambling
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) OO
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
4 8 (25.81%) BDD
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) API Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) OOP
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) Serena
3 1 (3.23%) Zend