The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 3 months to 27 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing XML 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 4.17% 16.67% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 41.67% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £480 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.72% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.23
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.90%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 24 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 29.17% 40.00% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 17
Median daily rate £575 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Docklands, London

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) KDB
2 1 (25.00%) Kdb+
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Database Architect
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CAML
2 1 (25.00%) COM+
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nintex
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau