The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for XMLSpy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMLSpy over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Altova XMLSpy
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 597 599
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 15 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Median daily rate £413 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +16.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £505 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £465 £369
% change year-on-year -11.29% +26.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XMLSpy is in the development application 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 development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7528 7577 6573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.56% 14.74% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5123 5178 4252
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 149 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.35 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.02
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.66%  

XMLSpy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing XMLSpy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for XMLSpy in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XMLSpy in England

XMLSpy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XMLSpy in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XMLSpy in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XMLSpy in England

XMLSpy
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 XMLSpy within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +30 8 £550 +46.66%
South East 0 4 £413 -11.29%
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
XMLSpy
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy.

1 16 (72.73%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) XSD
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) IIS
6 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Moq
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) LINQ
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) NUnit
6 6 (27.27%) Web Development
6 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Kofax
7 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) VBA

XMLSpy
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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) FileZilla
3 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Moq
2 6 (27.27%) NUnit
2 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) ERwin
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Product Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) XSD
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) LINQ
5 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 5 (22.73%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) REST
8 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (13.64%) WSDL
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (4.55%) JAXB
10 1 (4.55%) JSON Schema
10 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
10 1 (4.55%) Swing
10 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Equities
2 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.55%) IPTV
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
1 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) API Design
7 1 (4.55%) Data Lineage
7 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Metadata Management
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) VBA
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO20022
2 1 (4.55%) MiFID
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Kofax
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) Thunderhead
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Atlassian