The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for XMLSpy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMLSpy over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Altova XMLSpy
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 412 430
Rank change year-on-year +3 +18  
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.056% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £506 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -16.66% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XMLSpy is in the development application 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 development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3838 3705 3303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.76% 17.33% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2778 2370
Median daily rate £486 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

XMLSpy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing XMLSpy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for XMLSpy in London

XMLSpy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XMLSpy in London

XMLSpy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XMLSpy in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy.

1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) XSD
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) NUnit
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (42.86%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 6 (42.86%) WCF
6 6 (42.86%) LINQ
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (42.86%) Moq
6 6 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) VBA
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
7 5 (35.71%) WSDL
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Kofax
8 4 (28.57%) Electronics

XMLSpy
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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Moq
1 6 (42.86%) NUnit
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
4 1 (7.14%) ERwin
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Product Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Product Business Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Product Owner
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Author
5 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
5 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) XSD
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) LINQ
4 6 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (42.86%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) WSDL
6 4 (28.57%) JSON Schema
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware
6 4 (28.57%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
8 1 (7.14%) FpML
8 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) JAXB
8 1 (7.14%) JSP
8 1 (7.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) API Design
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) RUP
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 20022
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Kofax
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle