The median contractor rate for an XML Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 603 552
Rank change year-on-year +38 -51  
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 22 49 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 52
Median daily rate £413 £420 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £243 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -7.50% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

XML Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured XML Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for XML Developer in the UK

XML Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Developer in the UK

XML Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Developer in the UK

XML Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Developer in the UK

XML Developer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +22 22 £413 -1.78% 2
London 0 15 £413 -1.78% 1
South East +33 3 £525 +10.52% 1
North West +20 2 £365 -8.75%
Cheshire +20 2 £365 -8.75%
Chester +12 2 £365 -2.99%
West Midlands +24 1 - -
South West +2 1 £375 -13.79%
Docklands, London +2 1 £471 +60.85%
Oxford -9 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -16 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £375 -
Abingdon - 1 - -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, XML Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring XML Developer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (39.13%) Java
3 25 (36.23%) SQL
4 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 22 (31.88%) C#
6 21 (30.43%) .NET
7 20 (28.99%) Oracle
8 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (24.64%) XSLT
10 16 (23.19%) HTML
10 16 (23.19%) TDD
10 16 (23.19%) Web Services
11 15 (21.74%) JSON
12 14 (20.29%) CSS
13 13 (18.84%) Finance
14 12 (17.39%) Spring
15 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
16 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
16 9 (13.04%) RESTful
17 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
17 8 (11.59%) Banking
17 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
18 7 (10.14%) Front End Development
18 7 (10.14%) SOAP
19 6 (8.70%) Scrum
19 6 (8.70%) Migration
19 6 (8.70%) JPA
19 6 (8.70%) JIRA
19 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
19 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database

XML Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (7.25%) Confluence
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle iStore
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (1.45%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.45%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) DataStage
4 1 (1.45%) Endeca
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Maven
2 5 (7.25%) Moq
2 5 (7.25%) NUnit
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (1.45%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Front Office
3 3 (4.35%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (30.43%) .NET
3 17 (24.64%) XSLT
4 16 (23.19%) HTML
4 16 (23.19%) Web Services
5 15 (21.74%) JSON
6 14 (20.29%) CSS
7 12 (17.39%) Spring
8 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 9 (13.04%) RESTful
9 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.14%) SOAP
11 6 (8.70%) JPA
12 5 (7.25%) J2EE
12 5 (7.25%) JMS
12 5 (7.25%) jQuery
12 5 (7.25%) REST
13 4 (5.80%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.80%) XSD
13 4 (5.80%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) CMDB
2 2 (2.90%) Equities
2 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.90%) Semantic Web
2 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.45%) DataPower
3 1 (1.45%) Derivative
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) TDD
3 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.14%) Front End Development
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 6 (8.70%) Scrum
5 6 (8.70%) SDLC
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) Data Management
6 5 (7.25%) SOA
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) ETL
7 4 (5.80%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (5.80%) MVC
7 4 (5.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 25 (36.23%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.88%) C#
5 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.90%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.45%) Delphi
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.90%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.45%) Apple
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Murex
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Talend
5 1 (1.45%) Temenos
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.45%) Triple Point