Period
to 24 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 109 70
Rank change year-on-year -12 -39 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 117 150 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 2.17% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 5.35% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 114 159
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £316 £361
90th Percentile £665 £625 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £481 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £100.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.61% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £100.50 -
% change year-on-year -78.61% - -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,205 2,804 2,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.25% 40.50% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,790 2,330 2,076
City of London median daily rate £534 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £408 £380 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 £32.00 £24.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.40% +31.36% -30.40%
10th Percentile £21.95 £19.14 £19.80
90th Percentile £86.25 £73.98 £26.61
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £32.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +46.40% +48.84% -38.57%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the City of London

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in the City of London

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in the City of London

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in the City of London

XML
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 - -
XML
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XML.

1 54 (46.15%) JSON
2 50 (42.74%) Finance
3 49 (41.88%) SQL
3 49 (41.88%) Web Services
4 45 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 43 (36.75%) Java
6 39 (33.33%) HTML
7 36 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.08%) Banking
9 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
9 25 (21.37%) REST
10 24 (20.51%) .NET
11 22 (18.80%) Spring
12 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (16.24%) Oracle
12 19 (16.24%) CSS
13 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.53%) C#
13 17 (14.53%) SDLC
14 16 (13.68%) AngularJS
14 16 (13.68%) CRM
15 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
15 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
15 15 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (12.82%) Web Development
15 15 (12.82%) Azure
16 14 (11.97%) .NET Framework
16 14 (11.97%) Python
16 14 (11.97%) SOAP
16 14 (11.97%) Middleware

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.55%) IIS
3 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.98%) Apache Spark
5 6 (5.13%) CMS
5 6 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.27%) JBoss
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.42%) Confluence
7 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.71%) Apache
9 2 (1.71%) Jetty
9 2 (1.71%) Jupyter
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle FAH
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (4.27%) Actimize
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (3.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (3.42%) SAP ERP
5 4 (3.42%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.85%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.82%) Azure
2 10 (8.55%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (6.84%) Power Platform
4 7 (5.98%) Office 365
5 6 (5.13%) AWS
6 5 (4.27%) Serverless
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.71%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.71%) GCP
8 2 (1.71%) PaaS
8 2 (1.71%) SaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
1 5 (4.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) SSH
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.84%) Big Data
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (6.84%) Power BI
5 6 (5.13%) Data Lake
5 6 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.13%) MySQL
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.98%) JIRA
3 7 (5.98%) Maven
3 7 (5.98%) Subversion
4 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
5 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 2 (1.71%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.71%) TestNG
6 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (42.74%) Finance
2 27 (23.08%) Banking
3 11 (9.40%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.13%) Advertising
4 6 (5.13%) Back Office
4 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
5 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.27%) International Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Front Office
7 3 (2.56%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.71%) Automotive
8 2 (1.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.85%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Developer
2 20 (17.09%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Architect
4 11 (9.40%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (5.98%) Consultant
5 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Angular Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Cloud Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) CRM Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Fraud Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Fraud Business Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Implementation Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.27%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.15%) JSON
2 49 (41.88%) Web Services
3 39 (33.33%) HTML
4 25 (21.37%) REST
5 24 (20.51%) .NET
6 22 (18.80%) Spring
7 19 (16.24%) CSS
8 16 (13.68%) AngularJS
9 14 (11.97%) .NET Framework
9 14 (11.97%) Middleware
9 14 (11.97%) SOAP
10 10 (8.55%) XSLT
11 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 9 (7.69%) Node.js
12 8 (6.84%) J2EE
13 7 (5.98%) Java EE
13 7 (5.98%) jQuery
13 7 (5.98%) React
13 7 (5.98%) WCF
14 5 (4.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.55%) User Experience
4 9 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.42%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.56%) Derivative
8 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.71%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.71%) Equities
9 2 (1.71%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.71%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.85%) DataPower
10 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Linux
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Unix
3 3 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) CentOS
4 2 (1.71%) Debian
4 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (14.53%) SDLC
4 16 (13.68%) CRM
5 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 15 (12.82%) Web Development
6 13 (11.11%) DevOps
6 13 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (10.26%) Microservices
7 12 (10.26%) SOA
8 11 (9.40%) Migration
8 11 (9.40%) OO
8 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.55%) Decision-Making
9 10 (8.55%) ETL
9 10 (8.55%) Scrum
10 9 (7.69%) Contract Management
10 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.84%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) SQL
2 45 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 43 (36.75%) Java
4 17 (14.53%) C#
5 14 (11.97%) Python
6 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.98%) Scala
8 5 (4.27%) C++
8 5 (4.27%) VBA
9 4 (3.42%) Clojure
10 3 (2.56%) Groovy
10 3 (2.56%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
10 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.56%) XPath
11 2 (1.71%) ClojureScript
11 2 (1.71%) PHP
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) PSD2
3 3 (2.56%) GDPR
3 3 (2.56%) IFRS
3 3 (2.56%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.71%) MiFID
5 1 (0.85%) EMIR
5 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
1 2 (1.71%) Salt
2 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) Tableau
4 4 (3.42%) hybris
4 4 (3.42%) InterSystems
4 4 (3.42%) SAP
5 3 (2.56%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.56%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.71%) Databricks
6 2 (1.71%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) Reuters
6 2 (1.71%) Sencha
6 2 (1.71%) Sybase
6 2 (1.71%) WSO2
7 1 (0.85%) Snow