The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for XML-RPC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML-RPC over the 3 months to 28 March 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-RPC
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 611 589
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22  
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 7 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.006% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.022% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
Median daily rate £425 £476 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £371 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £275
% change year-on-year +0.54% +49.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XML-RPC 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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XML-RPC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing XML-RPC 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-RPC in England

XML-RPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML-RPC in England

XML-RPC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML-RPC in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML-RPC in England

XML-RPC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML-RPC in England

XML-RPC
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-RPC within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +15 4 £413 +0.54%
London +26 3 £550 -4.34% 2
XML-RPC
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML-RPC 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-RPC.

1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) Scrum
6 6 (54.55%) TDD
6 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) HTML
6 6 (54.55%) Java
6 6 (54.55%) SOAP
7 5 (45.45%) Web Services
7 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
7 5 (45.45%) JSP
7 5 (45.45%) Servlets
7 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 5 (45.45%) Java EE
8 4 (36.36%) Degree
8 4 (36.36%) Ajax
8 4 (36.36%) Retail
8 4 (36.36%) Publishing
8 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 4 (36.36%) VB
8 4 (36.36%) .NET
8 4 (36.36%) Oracle
8 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 4 (36.36%) IIS
8 4 (36.36%) C#
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 4 (36.36%) Adobe

XML-RPC
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 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
3 2 (18.18%) Liferay
3 2 (18.18%) Magnolia
3 2 (18.18%) OpenCms
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Moq
2 4 (36.36%) MSTest
2 4 (36.36%) NuGet
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (36.36%) webpack
3 3 (27.27%) Gradle
3 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) Java EE
3 5 (45.45%) JSP
3 5 (45.45%) Servlets
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) OAuth2
4 4 (36.36%) OpenID
4 4 (36.36%) React
4 4 (36.36%) Redux
4 4 (36.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (36.36%) Full Text Search
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) OWASP
4 4 (36.36%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) ES6
5 4 (36.36%) F#
5 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
5 4 (36.36%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter