Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 582 601
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 21 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.082% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 11
London median daily rate £575 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £336 £306
90th Percentile £725 £533 £480
England median daily rate £563 £425 £391
% change year-on-year +32.35% +8.63% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

XML Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for XML Messaging in London

XML Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Messaging in London

XML Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Messaging in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Messaging in London

XML Messaging
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
East London -5 1 - -
South London - 1 £325 -
XML Messaging
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Banking
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) C#
6 10 (47.62%) Perl
6 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
6 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
6 10 (47.62%) VBA
6 10 (47.62%) .NET
6 10 (47.62%) Web Services
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (47.62%) Front Office
6 10 (47.62%) Charles River
6 10 (47.62%) Fund Management
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
6 10 (47.62%) BDD
6 10 (47.62%) SpecFlow
6 10 (47.62%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (28.57%) Back Office
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) SWIFT
8 6 (28.57%) MiFID
9 5 (23.81%) WebSphere

XML Messaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DataStage
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) ERwin
2 2 (9.52%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (85.71%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) Front Office
3 6 (28.57%) Back Office
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
2 5 (23.81%) XML Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (19.05%) J2EE
4 4 (19.05%) MSMQ
4 4 (19.05%) SonicMQ
5 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 4 (19.05%) Derivative
2 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) BDD
2 10 (47.62%) Fund Management
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Transition Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) Perl
3 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 10 (47.62%) VBA
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) MiFID
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 20022
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Charles River
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Bloomberg
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Fiserv
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Reuters
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica
4 2 (9.52%) Talend
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft