The table below looks at the statistics for XMLSpy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMLSpy over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Altova XMLSpy
Rank 610 588 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.010% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.072% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate £281 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7472 6915 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.74% 13.52% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 4643 3751
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 126 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £26.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

XMLSpy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

XMLSpy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMLSpy
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK.

XMLSpy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XMLSpy
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

XMLSpy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XMLSpy
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK.

XMLSpy Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XMLSpy
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow - 7 £225 -
Scotland - 7 £225 -
England +5 6 £375 -25.00% 1
London - 6 £375 - 1

XMLSpy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy.

1 14 (87.50%) EAI
2 12 (75.00%) SOA
2 12 (75.00%) WSDL
3 11 (68.75%) XML
4 10 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) SOAP
4 10 (62.50%) ClearCase
4 10 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 10 (62.50%) FTP
4 10 (62.50%) HP
4 10 (62.50%) Remedy
4 10 (62.50%) JSON
4 10 (62.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (62.50%) SWIFT
4 10 (62.50%) WinSCP
4 10 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (62.50%) SEPA
5 9 (56.25%) REST
5 9 (56.25%) HL7
5 9 (56.25%) Middleware
5 9 (56.25%) MQSeries
5 9 (56.25%) IBM
5 9 (56.25%) HTTP
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) EDI
5 9 (56.25%) JMS
5 9 (56.25%) XSD
5 9 (56.25%) XSL

XMLSpy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 9 (56.25%) MQSeries
3 3 (18.75%) MQSI
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) FTP
1 10 (62.50%) HTTPS
1 10 (62.50%) WinSCP
2 9 (56.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (31.25%) OLTP
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 6 (37.50%) Toad
3 5 (31.25%) ERwin
4 1 (6.25%) MagicDraw
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Data Modeller
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Model Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) WSDL
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) JSON
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
4 9 (56.25%) EDI
4 9 (56.25%) JMS
4 9 (56.25%) Middleware
4 9 (56.25%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) XSD
4 9 (56.25%) XSL
4 9 (56.25%) XSLT
5 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (6.25%) FpML
6 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) SWIFT
2 8 (50.00%) DataPower
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (6.25%) Derivative
5 1 (6.25%) Equities
5 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) EAI
2 12 (75.00%) SOA
3 10 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Data Management
6 5 (31.25%) ETL
6 5 (31.25%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (31.25%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) SEPA
2 9 (56.25%) HL7
3 1 (6.25%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) HP
1 10 (62.50%) Remedy
2 9 (56.25%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
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