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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing XML 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.16% 3.94% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 14.71% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £600 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 38 34 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 29.01% 26.77% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 28
Median daily rate £533 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £685 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 March 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 17 (73.91%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Banking
4 11 (47.83%) OO
5 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) SOAP
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Spring
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
7 8 (34.78%) REST
8 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
8 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) SOA
9 6 (26.09%) ITSM
9 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
9 6 (26.09%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) SDLC
9 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
9 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
9 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (21.74%) Unix
10 5 (21.74%) J2EE

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 (17.39%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) FCoE
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) Multicast
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (13.04%) Big Data
4 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) DB2
4 3 (13.04%) HBase
5 2 (8.70%) FileMaker
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Gradle
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Ant
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) Capybara
5 1 (4.35%) Concordion
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.35%) JBehave
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.35%) Spock
5 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Core Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Platform Architect
7 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (8.70%) ITSM Developer
7 2 (8.70%) NoSQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Unix Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) SOAP
2 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) REST
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (17.39%) XSLT
7 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.04%) XSL
8 2 (8.70%) Apache Avro
8 2 (8.70%) COM+
8 2 (8.70%) JMS
8 2 (8.70%) Middleware
8 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
9 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) CMDB
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.70%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) ITSM
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.04%) API Development
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (13.04%) OOD
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) R
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) MiFID
2 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (13.04%) EMIR
3 1 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) KVM
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.35%) SRDF
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Perforce
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) Solace
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) VMware