The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / London
Rank 76 64 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 603 751 853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.13% 3.39% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.00% 10.66% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 539 571
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £322 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £20.31
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.22 - £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 - £28.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6698 7045 6400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.80% 31.82% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 5272 4632
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in London

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in London

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in London

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in London

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XML in London

XML
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
City of London -18 89 £460 +2.22% 45
Canary Wharf +3 12 £600 +45.45%
Croydon +5 3 £400 +19.40%
New Malden - 3 - -
Bromley +10 2 £488 -11.36% 1
Docklands, London -3 2 £650 +48.06%
Greenwich - 2 £425 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £100 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £295 -
Uxbridge +7 1 £525 +40.00%
Heathrow +4 1 £413 +94.11%
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £300 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML 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.

1 644 (46.13%) Java
2 608 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 599 (42.91%) SQL
4 560 (40.11%) HTML
5 552 (39.54%) JavaScript
6 501 (35.89%) JSON
7 449 (32.16%) Web Services
8 427 (30.59%) CSS
9 384 (27.51%) SOAP
10 370 (26.50%) Oracle
11 327 (23.42%) Finance
12 313 (22.42%) REST
13 258 (18.48%) Linux
14 251 (17.98%) OO
15 237 (16.98%) Scrum
15 237 (16.98%) Banking
16 230 (16.48%) TDD
17 227 (16.26%) jQuery
18 219 (15.69%) Spring
18 219 (15.69%) AngularJS
19 215 (15.40%) Unix
20 213 (15.26%) Git (software)
21 209 (14.97%) C#
22 196 (14.04%) .NET
23 195 (13.97%) SQL Server
23 195 (13.97%) XSLT
24 169 (12.11%) JIRA
25 168 (12.03%) Ajax
26 167 (11.96%) Jenkins
27 166 (11.89%) HTML5

XML
Top Related 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
1 126 (9.03%) CMS
2 118 (8.45%) WebSphere
3 100 (7.16%) Apache
4 89 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 78 (5.59%) Tomcat
6 69 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (4.23%) WebLogic
8 56 (4.01%) Confluence
9 45 (3.22%) JBoss
9 45 (3.22%) SharePoint
10 36 (2.58%) Apache Solr
11 34 (2.44%) IIS
12 22 (1.58%) Mule
13 21 (1.50%) Apache Spark
13 21 (1.50%) DataSynapse
14 20 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (1.43%) Drupal
15 16 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
16 15 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
17 13 (0.93%) Anypoint
Applications
1 75 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.15%) MS Office
3 9 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.14%) Mingle
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.072%) InVision
Business Applications
1 23 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.07%) Adobe Campaign
4 11 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.57%) FastStats
7 7 (0.50%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.43%) Endur
8 6 (0.43%) Minerva
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.36%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.29%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.29%) Murex MxG2000
10 4 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.29%) Unica
10 4 (0.29%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
11 3 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.44%) GitHub
4 30 (2.15%) SaaS
5 17 (1.22%) Office 365
5 17 (1.22%) PaaS
6 15 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
7 14 (1.00%) Force.com
8 13 (0.93%) IaaS
9 11 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.36%) Yammer
14 4 (0.29%) Akamai
14 4 (0.29%) Boomi
14 4 (0.29%) G Suite
14 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.23%) HTTP
2 46 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.87%) Internet
4 26 (1.86%) HTTPS
5 22 (1.58%) SSL
6 19 (1.36%) LDAP
7 15 (1.07%) Extranet
8 13 (0.93%) Intranet
9 11 (0.79%) FTP
10 10 (0.72%) SMTP
10 10 (0.72%) SSH
11 9 (0.64%) LAN
12 8 (0.57%) FCoE
12 8 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (0.57%) iSCSI
12 8 (0.57%) NAS
12 8 (0.57%) SAN
12 8 (0.57%) WAN
13 7 (0.50%) Multicast
13 7 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 161 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 95 (6.81%) MySQL
4 76 (5.44%) Oracle Database
5 62 (4.44%) Big Data
6 58 (4.15%) DB2
7 48 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 41 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 38 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.51%) MongoDB
11 33 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (1.29%) Apache Hive
18 18 (1.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 213 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 169 (12.11%) JIRA
3 167 (11.96%) Jenkins
4 138 (9.89%) Maven
5 94 (6.73%) JUnit
6 88 (6.30%) Selenium
7 85 (6.09%) Subversion
8 78 (5.59%) Cucumber
9 54 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (3.72%) Ant
10 52 (3.72%) Eclipse
10 52 (3.72%) Mockito
11 48 (3.44%) WebDriver
12 46 (3.30%) TeamCity
13 45 (3.22%) Gradle
14 40 (2.87%) Hudson
15 27 (1.93%) Spock
16 26 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
17 25 (1.79%) Visual Studio
18 23 (1.65%) SoapUI
General
1 327 (23.42%) Finance
2 237 (16.98%) Banking
3 82 (5.87%) Investment Banking
4 80 (5.73%) Marketing
5 55 (3.94%) Retail
6 38 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.65%) Front Office
8 32 (2.29%) Back Office
8 32 (2.29%) Legal
9 26 (1.86%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.72%) Electronics
11 19 (1.36%) Law
12 18 (1.29%) Advertising
13 16 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.15%) Games
14 14 (1.00%) Publishing
15 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.36%) Automotive
18 4 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 829 (59.38%) Developer
2 260 (18.62%) Java Developer
3 151 (10.82%) Architect
4 133 (9.53%) Analyst
5 112 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 92 (6.59%) Consultant
7 76 (5.44%) ServiceNow Developer
8 60 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 60 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 57 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 52 (3.72%) .NET Developer
11 44 (3.15%) Business Analyst
12 42 (3.01%) XML Developer
13 40 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
14 39 (2.79%) C++ Developer
15 38 (2.72%) Oracle Developer
16 37 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
17 36 (2.58%) SQL Developer
18 35 (2.51%) HTML Developer
19 31 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (40.11%) HTML
2 501 (35.89%) JSON
3 449 (32.16%) Web Services
4 427 (30.59%) CSS
5 384 (27.51%) SOAP
6 313 (22.42%) REST
7 227 (16.26%) jQuery
8 219 (15.69%) AngularJS
8 219 (15.69%) Spring
9 196 (14.04%) .NET
10 195 (13.97%) XSLT
11 168 (12.03%) Ajax
12 166 (11.89%) HTML5
13 162 (11.60%) RESTful
14 143 (10.24%) J2EE
15 123 (8.81%) Hibernate
16 119 (8.52%) XSD
17 102 (7.31%) JMS
17 102 (7.31%) JSP
18 90 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.02%) User Experience
3 64 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 60 (4.30%) Fixed Income
4 60 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 50 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (3.22%) Derivative
7 35 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 34 (2.44%) CMDB
9 33 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 29 (2.08%) Equities
11 25 (1.79%) SWIFT
12 23 (1.65%) Reference Data
13 22 (1.58%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.36%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.36%) Web 2.0
15 17 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (1.22%) OTC Derivatives
16 15 (1.07%) Fintech
17 12 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 258 (18.48%) Linux
2 215 (15.40%) Unix
3 108 (7.74%) Windows
4 34 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.22%) Android
5 31 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.86%) Solaris
7 20 (1.43%) CentOS
8 18 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.93%) HPUX
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.21%) AIX
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (17.98%) OO
3 237 (16.98%) Scrum
4 230 (16.48%) TDD
5 153 (10.96%) SOA
6 146 (10.46%) MVC
7 128 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (9.10%) SDLC
9 125 (8.95%) BDD
10 110 (7.88%) DevOps
11 104 (7.45%) Data Modelling
12 92 (6.59%) Software Engineering
13 89 (6.38%) Microservices
13 89 (6.38%) UML
14 83 (5.95%) E-Commerce
14 83 (5.95%) ETL
14 83 (5.95%) ITSM
15 80 (5.73%) OOD
16 79 (5.66%) Web Development
17 75 (5.37%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 644 (46.13%) Java
2 599 (42.91%) SQL
3 552 (39.54%) JavaScript
4 209 (14.97%) C#
5 130 (9.31%) Python
6 111 (7.95%) PL/SQL
7 104 (7.45%) PHP
8 101 (7.23%) Shell Script
9 85 (6.09%) C++
10 63 (4.51%) Perl
11 62 (4.44%) XPath
12 44 (3.15%) C
13 43 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 43 (3.08%) T-SQL
14 38 (2.72%) Ruby
15 34 (2.44%) Scala
16 33 (2.36%) Bash Shell
17 28 (2.01%) Apex Code
18 26 (1.86%) Groovy
19 24 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 108 (7.74%) Degree
2 51 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.58%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.43%) ISEB
6 15 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.07%) PMP
7 11 (0.79%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.21%) MCP
11 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.072%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.072%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.30%) QA
2 42 (3.01%) MiFID
3 31 (2.22%) EMIR
4 25 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 15 (1.07%) ISO20022
6 14 (1.00%) FATCA
7 13 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.93%) SLA
8 6 (0.43%) HL7
9 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.29%) SDET
10 3 (0.21%) SEPA
11 2 (0.14%) Basel III
11 2 (0.14%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
11 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.072%) COREP
12 1 (0.072%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (4.08%) Docker
2 16 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.57%) NFS
5 8 (0.57%) SRDF
6 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.50%) KVM
6 7 (0.50%) Xen
7 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.21%) HDFS
9 3 (0.21%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.072%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (1.43%) Puppet
2 15 (1.07%) MOM
3 10 (0.72%) SCOM
4 9 (0.64%) Control-M
5 8 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.57%) SCCM
6 7 (0.50%) Ansible
6 7 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.36%) Nagios
9 4 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.14%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.14%) Packer
11 2 (0.14%) Salt
11 2 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 370 (26.50%) Oracle
2 118 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 117 (8.38%) Adobe
4 103 (7.38%) IBM
5 97 (6.95%) ServiceNow
6 57 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (4.01%) SAP
8 47 (3.37%) Sybase
9 39 (2.79%) Red Hat
10 34 (2.44%) MuleSoft
11 33 (2.36%) Informatica
12 32 (2.29%) Perforce
12 32 (2.29%) Solace
13 31 (2.22%) TIBCO
14 20 (1.43%) HP
14 20 (1.43%) Talend
15 17 (1.22%) ATG
15 17 (1.22%) Zend
16 16 (1.15%) BMC
17 14 (1.00%) VMware
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day 2 months initial
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago