Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an XML Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

XML Developer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 754 722
Rank change year-on-year -31 -32 -52
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 57 110 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 88
England median daily rate £475 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +4.23% +5.79%
10th Percentile £312 £279 £250
90th Percentile £620 £497 £461
UK median daily rate £463 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +15.63% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +91.11% -53.85%
UK median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +91.11% -59.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

XML Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured XML Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London -42 35 £495 +17.86% 3
South East +7 12 £330 -16.19% 1
West Midlands +29 3 £500 +56.25%
Midlands +16 3 £500 +45.45%
East of England -30 3 £463 +51.02% 1
North of England +40 2 £238 -40.63%
Yorkshire +19 1 £238 -32.14%
North West +12 1 - -
South West +4 1 £375 -6.25%
XML Developer
UK

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 57 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (45.61%) Java
3 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
5 17 (29.82%) C#
6 16 (28.07%) SQL
7 15 (26.32%) .NET
7 15 (26.32%) Banking
8 14 (24.56%) XSLT
9 13 (22.81%) Oracle
10 12 (21.05%) Finance
10 12 (21.05%) JSON
11 11 (19.30%) HTML
12 10 (17.54%) SOAP
12 10 (17.54%) Web Services
13 9 (15.79%) TDD
13 9 (15.79%) Spring
13 9 (15.79%) Change Management
13 9 (15.79%) IBM
13 9 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
14 8 (14.04%) REST
14 8 (14.04%) CSS
15 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
15 7 (12.28%) J2EE
15 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
15 7 (12.28%) Ajax
15 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
15 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server

XML Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.77%) JBoss
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.02%) Confluence
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) LDAP
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) MarkLogic
4 3 (5.26%) Big Data
4 3 (5.26%) Blockchain
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.51%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.51%) OLAP
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
2 5 (8.77%) Maven
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Gradle
3 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.75%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.75%) Spock
General
1 15 (26.32%) Banking
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Back Office
4 4 (7.02%) Front Office
5 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Publishing
5 3 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (3.51%) Law
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.75%) Games
7 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (26.32%) .NET
3 14 (24.56%) XSLT
4 12 (21.05%) JSON
5 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 10 (17.54%) SOAP
6 10 (17.54%) Web Services
7 9 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (15.79%) Spring
8 8 (14.04%) CSS
8 8 (14.04%) REST
9 7 (12.28%) Ajax
9 7 (12.28%) J2EE
10 6 (10.53%) jQuery
10 6 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.77%) Apache Camel
11 5 (8.77%) RESTful
11 5 (8.77%) XML Messaging
11 5 (8.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Derivative
1 6 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
3 4 (7.02%) SWIFT
4 3 (5.26%) DataPower
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Change Management
2 9 (15.79%) TDD
3 6 (10.53%) SOA
3 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.77%) Data Transformation
4 5 (8.77%) OO
4 5 (8.77%) SDLC
4 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.02%) MVC
5 4 (7.02%) OOD
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.02%) Scrum
5 4 (7.02%) Transition Management
5 4 (7.02%) UML
6 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.82%) C#
4 16 (28.07%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) Groovy
6 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) XQuery
7 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.51%) XPath
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) Delphi
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) MiFID
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Bloomberg
4 4 (7.02%) Charles River
4 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 4 (7.02%) Fiserv
4 4 (7.02%) Reuters
5 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.75%) Sencha
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.75%) Triple Point
6 1 (1.75%) WSO2
6 1 (1.75%) Zend