The median contractor rate for a XML Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Developer
UK
Rank 553 565 520
Rank change year-on-year +12 -45  
Contract jobs requiring an XML Developer 46 63 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 75
Median daily rate £425 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year - +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £57.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +162.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +162.50%  

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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Developer in the UK

XML Developer
Top 30 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 23 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
England +18 44 £425 +15.25% 6
London +7 17 £425 +41.66% 2
East of England -2 10 £345 -13.75% 1
South East +18 8 £500 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 8 - -
East Midlands +4 7 - -
Leicestershire - 7 - -
Lincolnshire - 7 - -
Northamptonshire - 7 - -
West Midlands +18 6 £350 +12.00%
Kent - 4 - -
North West +13 3 £363 +3.57% 1
Cheshire +24 2 £406 +16.07%
Chester +3 2 £406 +16.07%
Worcester +1 2 £350 +7.69%
Worcestershire +1 2 £350 +7.69%
Oxfordshire - 2 £494 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £525 -
Worthing - 2 £525 -
Lancashire +22 1 £180 -42.40%
City of London +5 1 £388 -20.51%
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
South West +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 £450 +9.09%
Essex -16 1 £240 -40.00% 1
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 £500 - 2
Peterborough - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £180 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £285 -

XML Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 106 (100.00%) XML
2 41 (38.68%) C#
2 41 (38.68%) Java
2 41 (38.68%) .NET
3 38 (35.85%) SQL
4 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
5 31 (29.25%) XSLT
6 30 (28.30%) HTML
7 28 (26.42%) TDD
8 26 (24.53%) CSS
9 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (20.75%) Web Services
10 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
11 21 (19.81%) Oracle
12 17 (16.04%) JSON
13 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.21%) Finance
14 13 (12.26%) .NET Framework
15 11 (10.38%) Web Development
15 11 (10.38%) Groovy
16 10 (9.43%) Spring
16 10 (9.43%) SOAP
16 10 (9.43%) OO
16 10 (9.43%) ETL
17 9 (8.49%) XSD
17 9 (8.49%) jQuery
17 9 (8.49%) Front End Development
17 9 (8.49%) REST
18 8 (7.55%) Moq
18 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared

XML Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) CMS
3 2 (1.89%) Confluence
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.94%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.94%) Mule
4 1 (0.94%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.83%) Unica
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.94%) IaaS
1 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) DataStage
6 1 (0.94%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Moq
1 8 (7.55%) NUnit
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.66%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.83%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.89%) Maven
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.94%) Gradle
7 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.94%) Selenium
7 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.94%) TestNG
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.94%) WebStorm
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Front Office
3 3 (2.83%) Automotive
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Advertising
4 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) XML
2 41 (38.68%) .NET
3 31 (29.25%) XSLT
4 30 (28.30%) HTML
5 26 (24.53%) CSS
6 22 (20.75%) Web Services
7 17 (16.04%) JSON
8 13 (12.26%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.43%) SOAP
9 10 (9.43%) Spring
10 9 (8.49%) jQuery
10 9 (8.49%) REST
10 9 (8.49%) XSD
11 7 (6.60%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.60%) XSL
12 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.66%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.66%) LINQ
12 6 (5.66%) LINQ to SQL
13 5 (4.72%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.77%) User Experience
3 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.83%) SCORM
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.94%) CMDB
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) DataPower
5 1 (0.94%) Derivative
5 1 (0.94%) Equities
5 1 (0.94%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Unix
2 5 (4.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) TDD
2 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.38%) Web Development
5 10 (9.43%) ETL
5 10 (9.43%) OO
6 9 (8.49%) Front End Development
7 8 (7.55%) Scrum
8 7 (6.60%) CRM
8 7 (6.60%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.60%) SDLC
9 6 (5.66%) MVC
10 5 (4.72%) Coaching
10 5 (4.72%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.72%) Data Management
10 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.72%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (3.77%) Content Management
11 4 (3.77%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) C#
1 41 (38.68%) Java
2 38 (35.85%) SQL
3 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.38%) Groovy
5 5 (4.72%) PHP
5 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.89%) XPath
7 2 (1.89%) XQuery
8 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.94%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.94%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.94%) MCP
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) CDISC
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) HL7
2 1 (0.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Adobe
3 5 (4.72%) IBM
4 4 (3.77%) Talend
5 2 (1.89%) Murex
5 2 (1.89%) SAP
5 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.94%) ATG
6 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) Temenos
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