Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 -17
Contract jobs citing XML 1478 1776 1677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.18% 3.93% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 11.41% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 1256 1142
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £653 £600 £624
England median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 1
London median hourly rate £43.21 £32.00 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.02% +15.69% -38.53%
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%

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 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 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +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 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Central London -8 274 £498 +17.06% 30
West London -37 64 £436 -3.22% 8
South London -5 44 £438 +2.94% 4
East London -13 40 £475 +2.70% 8
North London -4 5 £253 -15.83% 7
XML
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 701 (47.43%) Java
2 623 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 604 (40.87%) SQL
4 516 (34.91%) JavaScript
5 503 (34.03%) Web Services
6 484 (32.75%) JSON
7 419 (28.35%) HTML
8 355 (24.02%) Finance
9 338 (22.87%) SOAP
10 313 (21.18%) REST
11 300 (20.30%) CSS
12 298 (20.16%) C#
13 289 (19.55%) .NET
14 274 (18.54%) TDD
15 264 (17.86%) Oracle
16 258 (17.46%) Banking
17 255 (17.25%) AngularJS
18 252 (17.05%) Spring
19 243 (16.44%) Linux
20 242 (16.37%) SQL Server
21 236 (15.97%) Scrum
22 217 (14.68%) Unix
23 215 (14.55%) RESTful
24 202 (13.67%) Git (software)
25 184 (12.45%) JIRA
26 183 (12.38%) Microsoft
27 176 (11.91%) OO
27 176 (11.91%) Python
28 173 (11.71%) Windows
29 171 (11.57%) XSLT

XML
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 99 (6.70%) CMS
2 88 (5.95%) Apache
3 78 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 75 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 66 (4.47%) Confluence
6 60 (4.06%) IIS
7 52 (3.52%) JBoss
8 38 (2.57%) SharePoint
9 37 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 32 (2.17%) WebLogic
11 31 (2.10%) Apache Spark
12 28 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
13 23 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 21 (1.42%) Apache Solr
15 19 (1.29%) SAS
16 17 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (1.15%) nginx
17 11 (0.74%) GemFire
17 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 88 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 23 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.81%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.47%) SmartSuite
8 5 (0.34%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.14%) Mingle
10 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.068%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.068%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 20 (1.35%) ION MarketView
2 11 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 7 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 6 (0.41%) Kondor
7 6 (0.41%) RMDS
8 5 (0.34%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 130 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.50%) npm
4 21 (1.42%) GitHub
5 19 (1.29%) PaaS
6 16 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.08%) SaaS
7 14 (0.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.88%) IaaS
8 13 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 12 (0.81%) Office 365
10 10 (0.68%) Dialogflow
11 8 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.41%) Serverless
14 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.27%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.75%) HTTP
2 45 (3.04%) Internet
3 39 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 35 (2.37%) LDAP
5 23 (1.56%) Firewall
6 19 (1.29%) SSL
7 14 (0.95%) DNS
8 13 (0.88%) LAN
9 11 (0.74%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.61%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.61%) SMS
11 8 (0.54%) Network Security
11 8 (0.54%) WAN
12 7 (0.47%) FTP
12 7 (0.47%) Intranet
12 7 (0.47%) NFC
13 6 (0.41%) SMTP
13 6 (0.41%) SSH
13 6 (0.41%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 164 (11.10%) Relational Database
3 98 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 74 (5.01%) Oracle Database
5 65 (4.40%) Big Data
6 61 (4.13%) MySQL
7 53 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (3.52%) RDBMS
9 50 (3.38%) MongoDB
10 45 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 39 (2.64%) Hadoop
13 37 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.96%) HBase
15 27 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (1.62%) DB2
17 22 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (1.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 202 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 184 (12.45%) JIRA
3 149 (10.08%) Maven
4 148 (10.01%) Jenkins
5 128 (8.66%) Subversion
6 100 (6.77%) JUnit
7 85 (5.75%) Cucumber
8 62 (4.19%) Selenium
9 60 (4.06%) Mockito
10 52 (3.52%) Eclipse
11 50 (3.38%) Visual Studio
12 49 (3.32%) gulp
13 45 (3.04%) Grunt
14 43 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 39 (2.64%) Gradle
16 38 (2.57%) Ant
17 32 (2.17%) Appium
18 30 (2.03%) Jasmine
18 30 (2.03%) Xcode
19 28 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 355 (24.02%) Finance
2 258 (17.46%) Banking
3 111 (7.51%) Front Office
4 94 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 51 (3.45%) Retail
6 45 (3.04%) Back Office
7 38 (2.57%) Marketing
8 32 (2.17%) Legal
9 24 (1.62%) Games
9 24 (1.62%) Law
10 23 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.15%) Advertising
13 16 (1.08%) Publishing
14 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.74%) Billing
15 11 (0.74%) Electronics
16 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 922 (62.38%) Developer
2 285 (19.28%) Java Developer
3 159 (10.76%) Analyst
4 106 (7.17%) Senior Developer
5 94 (6.36%) Architect
6 76 (5.14%) C# Developer
7 72 (4.87%) .NET Developer
8 65 (4.40%) Business Analyst
8 65 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 55 (3.72%) Consultant
9 55 (3.72%) ServiceNow Developer
10 54 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
11 48 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 45 (3.04%) Agile Developer
12 45 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (2.91%) Data Analyst
13 43 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 41 (2.77%) C++ Developer
15 38 (2.57%) Angular Developer
16 36 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (34.03%) Web Services
2 484 (32.75%) JSON
3 419 (28.35%) HTML
4 338 (22.87%) SOAP
5 313 (21.18%) REST
6 300 (20.30%) CSS
7 289 (19.55%) .NET
8 255 (17.25%) AngularJS
9 252 (17.05%) Spring
10 215 (14.55%) RESTful
11 171 (11.57%) XSLT
12 157 (10.62%) HTML5
13 151 (10.22%) Node.js
14 139 (9.40%) Ajax
14 139 (9.40%) jQuery
15 132 (8.93%) Hibernate
16 127 (8.59%) J2EE
17 117 (7.92%) JMS
18 105 (7.10%) XSD
19 87 (5.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.77%) Fixed Income
3 93 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 91 (6.16%) Mobile App
5 69 (4.67%) Derivative
5 69 (4.67%) User Experience
6 68 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 56 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
8 50 (3.38%) Data Structures
9 45 (3.04%) Equities
10 37 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.83%) Video on Demand
12 22 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.49%) Fintech
13 21 (1.42%) Video\Live Streaming
14 19 (1.29%) W3C
15 18 (1.22%) SWIFT
16 16 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
16 16 (1.08%) Swaptions
16 16 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 243 (16.44%) Linux
2 217 (14.68%) Unix
3 173 (11.71%) Windows
4 41 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.50%) Android
6 30 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.22%) Solaris
9 13 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.47%) HPUX
11 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.20%) AIX
12 3 (0.20%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.068%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (18.54%) TDD
3 236 (15.97%) Scrum
4 176 (11.91%) OO
5 149 (10.08%) Data Modelling
6 142 (9.61%) Test Automation
7 139 (9.40%) BDD
7 139 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (9.20%) SOA
9 132 (8.93%) DevOps
9 132 (8.93%) MVC
10 125 (8.46%) SDLC
11 109 (7.37%) Web Development
12 102 (6.90%) Open Source
13 97 (6.56%) ETL
14 92 (6.22%) Migration
14 92 (6.22%) Multithreading
15 89 (6.02%) Unit Testing
16 85 (5.75%) Kanban
17 80 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 701 (47.43%) Java
2 604 (40.87%) SQL
3 516 (34.91%) JavaScript
4 298 (20.16%) C#
5 176 (11.91%) Python
6 103 (6.97%) PL/SQL
7 96 (6.50%) C++
8 72 (4.87%) Perl
9 71 (4.80%) T-SQL
10 68 (4.60%) Shell Script
11 62 (4.19%) PowerShell
12 59 (3.99%) Ruby
13 48 (3.25%) PHP
13 48 (3.25%) Scala
14 40 (2.71%) XPath
15 31 (2.10%) C
16 29 (1.96%) VBA
17 27 (1.83%) Apple Swift
17 27 (1.83%) VB
18 25 (1.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 111 (7.51%) Degree
2 83 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 36 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 35 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.22%) ISEB
8 17 (1.15%) PMP
9 16 (1.08%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.61%) MCITP
10 9 (0.61%) MCTS
11 6 (0.41%) MCP
12 5 (0.34%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
15 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 1 (0.068%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.22%) QA
2 60 (4.06%) Data Quality
3 53 (3.59%) MiFID
4 16 (1.08%) EMIR
5 14 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.61%) SLA
7 8 (0.54%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.20%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.20%) FATCA
8 3 (0.20%) HL7
8 3 (0.20%) IFRS
8 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) COREP
9 2 (0.14%) FINREP
9 2 (0.14%) PMO
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.068%) COBIT
10 1 (0.068%) GDPR
10 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 58 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.65%) Docker
3 14 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
3 14 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.54%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.41%) HDFS
9 3 (0.20%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.068%) UAG
10 1 (0.068%) vCloud
10 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (2.84%) Puppet
2 29 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.76%) Ansible
4 16 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.01%) Nagios
6 14 (0.95%) Data Guard
6 14 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
6 14 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
8 10 (0.68%) Control-M
8 10 (0.68%) Kibana
8 10 (0.68%) logstash
9 8 (0.54%) SCOM
10 7 (0.47%) RSA Archer
10 7 (0.47%) Terraform
11 6 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.41%) SCCM
12 5 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (0.34%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.34%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 264 (17.86%) Oracle
2 183 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 85 (5.75%) ServiceNow
4 81 (5.48%) IBM
5 51 (3.45%) Sybase
6 40 (2.71%) Apigee
7 39 (2.64%) Adobe
8 30 (2.03%) SAP
8 30 (2.03%) TIBCO
9 29 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.89%) MuleSoft
11 22 (1.49%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.49%) Splunk
12 20 (1.35%) Bloomberg
12 20 (1.35%) ION Trading
13 18 (1.22%) Informatica
14 14 (0.95%) Greenplum
15 13 (0.88%) BMC
15 13 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
16 12 (0.81%) Red Hat