Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 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
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -36 -2 +16
Contract jobs citing XML 55 126 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.63% 15.63% 21.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.21% 41.45% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 102 128
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £408 £413 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £569
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 21
Essex median hourly rate £62.30 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.68% -8.75% +30.08%
10th Percentile £61.41 £25.13 £35.00
90th Percentile £63.19 £75.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.57% -11.88% +28.47%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 302 304 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.43% 37.72% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 208 265
Essex median daily rate £495 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £363 £396 £275
90th Percentile £594 £600 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £419
% change year-on-year - +7.46% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 23
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £35.52 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.80% -4.00% +10.45%
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +27.14% -9.68% +15.33%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Essex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Essex

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Essex over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Essex

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Essex

XML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea -17 17 £450 -2.70% 1
Brentwood +1 1 - -
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for XML.

1 40 (72.73%) Oracle
2 33 (60.00%) Java
3 31 (56.36%) SAP
4 28 (50.91%) JSON
5 27 (49.09%) RESTful
5 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (49.09%) TDD
6 26 (47.27%) Electronics
6 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
6 26 (47.27%) Finance
6 26 (47.27%) Manufacturing
6 26 (47.27%) Programme Management
6 26 (47.27%) SOAP
6 26 (47.27%) Web Services
6 26 (47.27%) SOA
6 26 (47.27%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (47.27%) Digital Marketing
6 26 (47.27%) Marketing
7 23 (41.82%) Mule
7 23 (41.82%) Apache Camel
7 23 (41.82%) WSO2
7 23 (41.82%) Middleware
8 21 (38.18%) Maven
8 21 (38.18%) XSLT
8 21 (38.18%) Swagger
8 21 (38.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (38.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (38.18%) XPath
8 21 (38.18%) WireMock
9 19 (34.55%) Greenfield Project

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 23 (41.82%) Mule
2 21 (38.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 21 (38.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (18.18%) Confluence
4 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (12.73%) Pentaho
4 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (9.09%) PowerCenter
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (7.27%) Data Mart
5 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Maven
2 11 (20.00%) JIRA
3 7 (12.73%) Toad
4 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.82%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.82%) Calabash
7 1 (1.82%) Gradle
7 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 26 (47.27%) Electronics
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
1 26 (47.27%) Manufacturing
1 26 (47.27%) Marketing
1 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (36.36%) Analyst
4 16 (29.09%) Senior Developer
4 16 (29.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Integration Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) DBA
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (7.27%) SOA Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Product Business Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Product Owner
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Product Owner
11 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) JSON
2 27 (49.09%) RESTful
3 26 (47.27%) SOAP
3 26 (47.27%) Web Services
4 23 (41.82%) Apache Camel
4 23 (41.82%) Middleware
5 21 (38.18%) Swagger
5 21 (38.18%) WireMock
5 21 (38.18%) XSLT
6 5 (9.09%) JDBC
6 5 (9.09%) Kafka
7 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.45%) REST
7 3 (5.45%) Spring
7 3 (5.45%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.64%) JMS
9 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.82%) Dagger
9 1 (1.82%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (1.82%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (49.09%) TDD
2 26 (47.27%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (47.27%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (47.27%) Programme Management
2 26 (47.27%) SOA
3 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.73%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) Automated Trading
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Data Management
6 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.27%) Data Security
6 4 (7.27%) Data Strategy
6 4 (7.27%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (7.27%) ETL
6 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) XPath
3 12 (21.82%) Java 8
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Java 9
6 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) ISEB
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Apache Flume
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Oracle
2 31 (56.36%) SAP
3 23 (41.82%) WSO2
4 5 (9.09%) Informatica
4 5 (9.09%) Talend
5 3 (5.45%) webMethods
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft