The median contractor rate for a XML Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Developer
UK / England
Rank 530 553 496
Rank change year-on-year +23 -57  
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 44 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 69
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £57.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +162.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +162.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

XML Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured XML Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for XML Developer in England

XML Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Developer in England

XML Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Developer in England

XML Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Developer in England

XML Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 18 £425 +25.92% 2
East of England -2 9 £345 -13.75%
South East +27 8 £500 +33.33% 2
West Midlands +17 6 £350 +12.00%
East Midlands +6 6 - - 1
North West +21 3 £363 +3.57% 1
South West +2 1 - -
XML Developer
UK

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, XML Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring XML Developer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) XML
2 40 (39.60%) Java
3 39 (38.61%) C#
3 39 (38.61%) .NET
4 36 (35.64%) JavaScript
4 36 (35.64%) SQL
5 30 (29.70%) HTML
6 29 (28.71%) XSLT
7 26 (25.74%) CSS
7 26 (25.74%) TDD
8 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (20.79%) Web Services
9 21 (20.79%) E-Commerce
10 19 (18.81%) Oracle
11 18 (17.82%) JSON
12 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
12 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
12 13 (12.87%) Finance
13 11 (10.89%) Web Development
13 11 (10.89%) Groovy
14 10 (9.90%) SOAP
15 9 (8.91%) OO
15 9 (8.91%) jQuery
15 9 (8.91%) Spring
15 9 (8.91%) Front End Development
15 9 (8.91%) REST
16 8 (7.92%) NUnit
16 8 (7.92%) Moq
16 8 (7.92%) XSD
16 8 (7.92%) ETL

XML Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (3.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.99%) Mule
4 1 (0.99%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.97%) Unica
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
1 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.98%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) DataStage
5 1 (0.99%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Moq
1 8 (7.92%) NUnit
2 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.94%) Subversion
4 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.96%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Maven
6 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.99%) Gradle
7 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) TestNG
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.99%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Front Office
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (38.61%) .NET
3 30 (29.70%) HTML
4 29 (28.71%) XSLT
5 26 (25.74%) CSS
6 21 (20.79%) Web Services
7 18 (17.82%) JSON
8 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.90%) SOAP
10 9 (8.91%) jQuery
10 9 (8.91%) REST
10 9 (8.91%) Spring
11 8 (7.92%) XSD
12 7 (6.93%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.93%) XSL
13 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.94%) J2EE
13 6 (5.94%) LINQ
13 6 (5.94%) LINQ to SQL
13 6 (5.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) SCORM
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) DataPower
5 1 (0.99%) Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Equities
5 1 (0.99%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Unix
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) TDD
2 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.79%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.89%) Web Development
5 9 (8.91%) Front End Development
5 9 (8.91%) OO
6 8 (7.92%) ETL
7 7 (6.93%) Multithreading
7 7 (6.93%) Scrum
8 6 (5.94%) CRM
8 6 (5.94%) MVC
8 6 (5.94%) SDLC
9 5 (4.95%) Coaching
9 5 (4.95%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (4.95%) Data Management
9 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.95%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.96%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.60%) Java
2 39 (38.61%) C#
3 36 (35.64%) JavaScript
3 36 (35.64%) SQL
4 11 (10.89%) Groovy
5 5 (4.95%) PHP
5 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.97%) Perl
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VBA
8 1 (0.99%) XPath
8 1 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) CDISC
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.99%) HL7
2 1 (0.99%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Oracle
2 5 (4.95%) Adobe
2 5 (4.95%) IBM
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Talend
4 2 (1.98%) Murex
4 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.99%) ATG
5 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Sybase
5 1 (0.99%) Temenos