Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for XML Messaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML Messaging over the 6 months to 20 November 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 Messaging
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 799 740
Rank change year-on-year -10 -59 +76
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 40 77 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 109
England median daily rate £563 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.14% +9.03% -13.89%
10th Percentile £338 £318 £300
90th Percentile £725 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £563 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +34.73% +7.74% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £52.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.31% - -

XML Messaging 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30485 29636 30170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.41% 30.67% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21696 20704 20910
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 342 509
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.56 £14.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

XML Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XML Messaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XML Messaging in England

XML Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Messaging in England

XML Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Messaging in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Messaging in England

XML Messaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Messaging in England

XML Messaging
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 Messaging within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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 -33 21 £575 +29.21%
North of England +47 8 - -
North West +9 8 - -
South East -3 7 - -
West Midlands +26 3 £350 -
Midlands +21 3 £350 -22.22%
East of England -16 1 £330 -19.51%
XML Messaging
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging 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 England region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 40 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (65.00%) Banking
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (50.00%) Finance
5 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (42.50%) SQL
7 15 (37.50%) Oracle
7 15 (37.50%) Web Services
8 14 (35.00%) C#
9 11 (27.50%) .NET
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (25.00%) Java
10 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 10 (25.00%) VBA
10 10 (25.00%) Perl
10 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Charles River
10 10 (25.00%) Front Office
10 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (25.00%) Fund Management
10 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (25.00%) BDD
10 10 (25.00%) SpecFlow
10 10 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
12 8 (20.00%) J2EE
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 6 (15.00%) SWIFT

XML Messaging
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 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) DataStage
4 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) ERwin
4 2 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (65.00%) Banking
2 20 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Front Office
4 6 (15.00%) Back Office
5 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) XML Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) HR Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (37.50%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 8 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (12.50%) SOAP
5 5 (12.50%) Spring
5 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (10.00%) Middleware
6 4 (10.00%) MSMQ
6 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 4 (10.00%) SonicMQ
7 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.50%) JMS
8 1 (2.50%) MFC
8 1 (2.50%) REST
8 1 (2.50%) WSDL
8 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (15.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (10.00%) Derivative
2 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) BDD
2 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.00%) Fund Management
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (10.00%) Transition Management
6 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (7.50%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) Perl
3 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (25.00%) VBA
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) PMP
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) MiFID
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 20022
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Charles River
3 4 (10.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Fiserv
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) IFS
3 4 (10.00%) Reuters
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec
3 4 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) webMethods
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Talend
6 1 (2.50%) CommVault
6 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.50%) TEOCO