Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 808 813
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 33 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 17
England median daily rate £390 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.82% -31.25% -33.33%
10th Percentile £315 £219 £250
90th Percentile £534 £463 £593
UK median daily rate £408 £275 £373
% change year-on-year +48.18% -26.17% -37.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

XMLSpy is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,152 15,011 14,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.59% 16.67% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,133 10,049 9,787
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.47% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 218 343
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.00 £23.70 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

XMLSpy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XMLSpy in England

XMLSpy
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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XMLSpy in England

XMLSpy
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 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
South East -9 13 £475 +7.04% 2
London -35 12 £350 +27.27%
East of England - 7 £350 -
South West - 1 £380 -
XMLSpy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 32 (96.97%) XML
2 24 (72.73%) SOAP
3 19 (57.58%) XSD
4 18 (54.55%) SOA
5 16 (48.48%) WSDL
6 15 (45.45%) SoapUI
7 14 (42.42%) Oracle
8 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Java
10 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
11 9 (27.27%) HTTP
11 9 (27.27%) Altova
12 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (24.24%) REST
12 8 (24.24%) webMethods
12 8 (24.24%) Software AG
12 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
12 8 (24.24%) JMS
12 8 (24.24%) DB2
12 8 (24.24%) Web Services
12 8 (24.24%) JDBC
12 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
13 7 (21.21%) XSLT
13 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
14 6 (18.18%) SQLPlus
14 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g

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 5 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (18.18%) SQLPlus
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 6 (18.18%) Toad
3 4 (12.12%) Ant
4 3 (9.09%) ClearQuest
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) NetBeans
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) webMethods Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Designer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SOA Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 5 (15.15%) SOA Solution Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SOA Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) XML
2 24 (72.73%) SOAP
3 19 (57.58%) XSD
4 16 (48.48%) WSDL
5 8 (24.24%) JDBC
5 8 (24.24%) JMS
5 8 (24.24%) REST
5 8 (24.24%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) XSLT
7 5 (15.15%) JSON
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
9 3 (9.09%) Ajax
9 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 3 (9.09%) Java EE
9 3 (9.09%) JAXB
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
9 3 (9.09%) Spring
9 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
9 3 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.12%) DataPower
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) SOA
2 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (15.15%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (12.12%) BPEL
7 4 (12.12%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) RUP
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) UML
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Altova
3 8 (24.24%) Software AG
3 8 (24.24%) webMethods
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Talend