Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 84 69
Rank change year-on-year -31 -15 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 996 1,345 1,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.88% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 8.03% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 942 964
London median daily rate £510 £496 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +10.28% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £323
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 8
London median hourly rate £39.96 £26.78 £38.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.23% -30.26% +63.88%
10th Percentile £26.81 £17.41 £28.88
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.98 £48.11
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% +10.96% -1.35%

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 16,107 16,756 14,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.43% 35.91% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,133 12,926 10,611
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £370 £360 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 120 73
London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% -19.44% +14.65%
10th Percentile £24.11 £20.71 £26.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.13 £61.50
England median hourly rate £41.69 £41.41 £40.26
% change year-on-year +0.67% +2.86% +3.90%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 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
Central London 0 227 £531 +13.03% 14
West London -31 51 £463 -5.13% 7
South London -16 20 £500 +1.01% 2
North London -7 9 £375 +63.04%
East London -43 9 £524 +10.21% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 London region with a requirement for XML.

1 482 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 393 (39.46%) HTML
4 382 (38.35%) JSON
5 375 (37.65%) SQL
6 360 (36.14%) Java
7 307 (30.82%) Web Services
8 291 (29.22%) CSS
9 218 (21.89%) Finance
10 208 (20.88%) REST
11 204 (20.48%) Oracle
12 201 (20.18%) SOAP
13 185 (18.57%) Git (software)
14 165 (16.57%) Relational Database
15 162 (16.27%) TDD
16 161 (16.16%) Scrum
17 154 (15.46%) SQL Server
18 152 (15.26%) Test Automation
19 148 (14.86%) AngularJS
20 146 (14.66%) HTML5
21 143 (14.36%) Banking
22 141 (14.16%) Linux
23 135 (13.55%) ServiceNow
24 133 (13.35%) Jenkins
25 132 (13.25%) .NET
26 130 (13.05%) C#
27 124 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
28 116 (11.65%) JIRA
29 115 (11.55%) Spring
30 114 (11.45%) Microsoft

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 93 (9.34%) CMS
2 85 (8.53%) Apache
3 64 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 49 (4.92%) WebLogic
5 39 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 34 (3.41%) Confluence
7 29 (2.91%) JBoss
7 29 (2.91%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (2.11%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.01%) Apache Solr
10 20 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (1.71%) nginx
12 16 (1.61%) IIS
13 15 (1.51%) GlassFish
13 15 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (1.20%) Mule
15 12 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (1.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 32 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 12 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 12 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
4 10 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.60%) Endur
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.40%) Maximo
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (0.40%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 87 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.12%) SaaS
4 35 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
5 29 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (2.91%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (2.31%) npm
7 22 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (2.21%) Amazon Glacier
7 22 (2.21%) AWS CloudTrail
7 22 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (2.01%) GitHub
9 17 (1.71%) Office 365
10 15 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (1.31%) Apigee
12 12 (1.20%) PaaS
13 10 (1.00%) IaaS
14 9 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.82%) HTTP
2 30 (3.01%) SSL
3 27 (2.71%) Internet
4 26 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.21%) FTP
6 18 (1.81%) Firewall
7 13 (1.31%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.90%) DNS
9 8 (0.80%) LAN
9 8 (0.80%) SMTP
9 8 (0.80%) WAN
10 4 (0.40%) AMQP
10 4 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.40%) Intranet
10 4 (0.40%) NAS
10 4 (0.40%) SAN
11 3 (0.30%) BGP
11 3 (0.30%) IMAP
11 3 (0.30%) Network Security
11 3 (0.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (16.57%) Relational Database
2 154 (15.46%) SQL Server
3 68 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 58 (5.82%) RDBMS
7 57 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (4.32%) Big Data
10 42 (4.22%) MySQL
11 40 (4.02%) Oracle Database
11 40 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (3.31%) Power BI
13 32 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (2.21%) OLAP
16 21 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
16 21 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
17 19 (1.91%) OLTP
18 18 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 185 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 133 (13.35%) Jenkins
3 116 (11.65%) JIRA
4 76 (7.63%) Subversion
5 73 (7.33%) Selenium
6 65 (6.53%) JUnit
7 58 (5.82%) Maven
8 45 (4.52%) Cucumber
9 37 (3.71%) Grunt
10 30 (3.01%) Ant
11 29 (2.91%) gulp
12 27 (2.71%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (2.31%) Visual Studio
14 21 (2.11%) SoapUI
14 21 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
15 20 (2.01%) Gradle
16 17 (1.71%) WebDriver
17 16 (1.61%) IntelliJ
17 16 (1.61%) Jasmine
General
1 218 (21.89%) Finance
2 143 (14.36%) Banking
3 64 (6.43%) Marketing
4 55 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.62%) Front Office
6 26 (2.61%) Back Office
6 26 (2.61%) Retail
7 17 (1.71%) Games
7 17 (1.71%) Legal
8 13 (1.31%) Law
9 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.90%) Online Betting
10 9 (0.90%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.80%) Publishing
12 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.60%) Electronics
13 6 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
14 5 (0.50%) Advertising
14 5 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 639 (64.16%) Developer
2 131 (13.15%) Java Developer
3 111 (11.14%) ServiceNow Developer
4 78 (7.83%) Analyst
5 71 (7.13%) Architect
6 52 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 46 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 41 (4.12%) Consultant
9 40 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 33 (3.31%) ETL Developer
12 31 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 31 (3.11%) SQL Developer
12 31 (3.11%) Tester
13 25 (2.51%) C# Developer
14 24 (2.41%) Automation Tester
14 24 (2.41%) Integration Developer
15 23 (2.31%) Oracle Developer
16 21 (2.11%) Full Stack Developer
17 19 (1.91%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (39.46%) HTML
2 382 (38.35%) JSON
3 307 (30.82%) Web Services
4 291 (29.22%) CSS
5 208 (20.88%) REST
6 201 (20.18%) SOAP
7 148 (14.86%) AngularJS
8 146 (14.66%) HTML5
9 132 (13.25%) .NET
10 115 (11.55%) Spring
11 107 (10.74%) RESTful
12 98 (9.84%) Ajax
13 82 (8.23%) XSLT
14 81 (8.13%) Node.js
15 69 (6.93%) jQuery
16 66 (6.63%) JMS
17 59 (5.92%) J2EE
17 59 (5.92%) Middleware
18 58 (5.82%) CSS3
18 58 (5.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 66 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (3.61%) Fixed Income
5 35 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 32 (3.21%) User Experience
7 31 (3.11%) Data Structures
8 29 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.91%) Replication
10 18 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.71%) CMDB
12 13 (1.31%) Fintech
12 13 (1.31%) Social Media
13 12 (1.20%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.20%) W3C
14 11 (1.10%) PKI
15 10 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.00%) Derivative
16 9 (0.90%) Data Centre
16 9 (0.90%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 141 (14.16%) Linux
2 74 (7.43%) Unix
2 74 (7.43%) Windows
3 26 (2.61%) Android
4 16 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.10%) CentOS
6 9 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.70%) Fedora
8 7 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.40%) AIX
10 4 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) VME
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (16.27%) TDD
3 161 (16.16%) Scrum
4 152 (15.26%) Test Automation
5 124 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (10.24%) ETL
7 100 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (9.54%) Data Modelling
8 95 (9.54%) ITIL
9 94 (9.44%) BDD
10 92 (9.24%) OO
11 91 (9.14%) Microservices
12 90 (9.04%) SDLC
13 88 (8.84%) DevOps
14 82 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
15 79 (7.93%) SOA
16 77 (7.73%) Front End Development
17 72 (7.23%) Analytics
17 72 (7.23%) ITSM
18 69 (6.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 413 (41.47%) JavaScript
2 375 (37.65%) SQL
3 360 (36.14%) Java
4 130 (13.05%) C#
5 105 (10.54%) Python
6 53 (5.32%) PL/SQL
7 52 (5.22%) Java 8
8 41 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 40 (4.02%) XPath
10 33 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.01%) Perl
12 29 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.21%) Groovy
14 20 (2.01%) PHP
14 20 (2.01%) Ruby
14 20 (2.01%) Scala
15 17 (1.71%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.61%) C
16 16 (1.61%) C++
16 16 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 69 (6.93%) Degree
3 68 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
6 9 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.70%) OCPJP
7 7 (0.70%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.20%) MCP
11 1 (0.10%) CCIE
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ISEB
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PMP
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.73%) QA
2 41 (4.12%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.80%) IFRS
3 8 (0.80%) IFRS 9
4 7 (0.70%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.60%) Basel III
5 6 (0.60%) SLA
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 15022
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.30%) GDPR
7 3 (0.30%) HL7
7 3 (0.30%) MiFID
7 3 (0.30%) SEPA
8 2 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.20%) EMIR
8 2 (0.20%) GAMP
9 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.10%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (7.63%) Docker
2 15 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.40%) HDFS
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.40%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.40%) vSphere
5 4 (0.40%) XenApp
6 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.30%) IAG
7 2 (0.20%) KVM
8 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.10%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.10%) iptables
8 1 (0.10%) LXC
8 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 35 (3.51%) Ansible
2 31 (3.11%) Kubernetes
3 24 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
4 23 (2.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 23 (2.31%) Puppet
5 14 (1.41%) Kibana
6 13 (1.31%) Forum Sentry
7 12 (1.20%) Control-M
8 11 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.90%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.80%) logstash
10 8 (0.80%) Rancher
11 7 (0.70%) Grafana
11 7 (0.70%) SCCM
11 7 (0.70%) Terraform
12 5 (0.50%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.40%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.40%) SCOM
14 3 (0.30%) CloudHub
15 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 204 (20.48%) Oracle
2 135 (13.55%) ServiceNow
3 114 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 49 (4.92%) Adobe
5 41 (4.12%) SAP
6 35 (3.51%) IBM
7 30 (3.01%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.41%) Google
9 23 (2.31%) Axway
10 21 (2.11%) Informatica
11 17 (1.71%) MuleSoft
12 15 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.41%) EXASOL
14 13 (1.31%) VMware
15 12 (1.20%) hybris
15 12 (1.20%) Sybase
16 11 (1.10%) BMC
16 11 (1.10%) CA
16 11 (1.10%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.10%) Talend