Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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.

XML Messaging
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 622 609 599
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 -14
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 14 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.045% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 26
London median daily rate £446 £575 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.39% +29.21% +14.84%
10th Percentile £346 £413 £341
90th Percentile £523 £725 £556
England median daily rate £409 £563 £423
% change year-on-year -27.29% +33.14% +9.03%
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 18,215 17,443 15,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.17% 37.14% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,732 13,318 11,699
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £315
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 105 70
London median hourly rate £42.27 £30.75 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.45% -25.23% +15.03%
10th Percentile £19.25 £19.00 £19.21
90th Percentile £67.06 £49.50 £68.75
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Central London - 1 £525 - 1
XML Messaging
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging 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 London region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Derivative
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
4 5 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) MVVM
4 5 (35.71%) Scala
4 5 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) Equities
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Front Office
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
5 4 (28.57%) Serverless
5 4 (28.57%) Azure Functions
6 3 (21.43%) Cosmos DB

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 2 (14.29%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Azure Functions
2 4 (28.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Front Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# WPF Developer
2 5 (35.71%) WPF Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Azure Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) YAML
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Derivative
2 5 (35.71%) Equities
2 5 (35.71%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) MVVM
3 2 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) API Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Scala
3 5 (35.71%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kibana
1 2 (14.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Dynatrace
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk