Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XML-RPC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML-RPC over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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-RPC
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 894 888 858
Rank change year-on-year -6 -30 +48
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 10 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.030% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
UK median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +9.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XML-RPC 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36,389 33,232 31,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.71% 32.17% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,739 23,498 21,807
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 362 358
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £17.78 £14.56
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.45 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

XML-RPC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XML-RPC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XML-RPC in the UK

XML-RPC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML-RPC in the UK

XML-RPC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML-RPC in the UK

XML-RPC
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML-RPC within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
London +25 10 - -
England +3 10 - - 4

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML-RPC 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 with a requirement for XML-RPC.

1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JSON
2 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 8 (80.00%) Prometheus
3 7 (70.00%) Rancher
3 7 (70.00%) Microservices
3 7 (70.00%) Java 8
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) Apache Solr
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (70.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Lucene
4 3 (30.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Sling
5 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Servlets
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe

XML-RPC
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 7 (70.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) AMQP
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) IPFIX
1 1 (10.00%) Junos
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) MQTT
1 1 (10.00%) MRTG
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TACACS
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Lucene
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Sling
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Servlets
6 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (10.00%) Kafka
6 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Debian
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Microservices
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Java 8
3 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Prometheus
2 7 (70.00%) Rancher
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) collectd
3 1 (10.00%) Grafana
3 1 (10.00%) Graphite
3 1 (10.00%) Icinga
3 1 (10.00%) Kibana
3 1 (10.00%) logstash
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Netcool
3 1 (10.00%) Observium
3 1 (10.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Salt
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) VMware