The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 17 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing XML 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 7.41% 7.32% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 29.03% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £625 £400 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -26.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £340 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +19.40% -10.54%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 45 31 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 41.67% 25.20% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 39
Median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Canary Wharf

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Canary Wharf

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for XML.

1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Banking
5 9 (45.00%) Spring
5 9 (45.00%) JSON
5 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (40.00%) SOA
7 7 (35.00%) Unix
7 7 (35.00%) J2EE
7 7 (35.00%) SOAP
7 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (35.00%) REST
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (20.00%) PaaS
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) C++

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) HBase
4 2 (10.00%) KDB
4 2 (10.00%) Kdb+
5 1 (5.00%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Gradle
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Capybara
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) WATIR
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Platform Architect
6 2 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Unix Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) JSON
1 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Avro
5 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (10.00%) iBATIS
5 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) OAuth
5 2 (10.00%) SAML
5 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
6 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 2 (10.00%) Linked Data
4 2 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (20.00%) High-Frequency Trading
5 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) MiFID
2 2 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (10.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Perforce
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central