Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 824 875
Rank change year-on-year -48 +51 -33
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 10 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.041% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.61% +0.06%
10th Percentile £525 £381 £367
90th Percentile £575 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 33,070 29,097 30,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.82% 31.95% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,293 20,134 21,030
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 356 433
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +7.68% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.21 £13.62
90th Percentile £66.13 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 6 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 27 May 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
England -40 10 £550 +29.41%
London -61 8 - -
UK excluding London -17 2 £550 +33.33%
North of England - 2 £550 -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Docker
3 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Java 8
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
5 6 (60.00%) Prometheus
6 5 (50.00%) JUnit
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Lucene
6 5 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (50.00%) RESTful
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (50.00%) Microservices
6 5 (50.00%) Rancher
7 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (40.00%) Ansible
7 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) AMQP
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) IPFIX
2 1 (10.00%) Junos
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) MQTT
2 1 (10.00%) MRTG
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) TACACS
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Redis
4 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (30.00%) Bower
3 3 (30.00%) Darcs
3 3 (30.00%) Grunt
3 3 (30.00%) gulp
3 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
1 10 (100.00%) SOAP
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) Lucene
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) D3.js
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Java SE
5 3 (30.00%) LESS
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) WebSockets
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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (30.00%) Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Java 8
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Prometheus
2 5 (50.00%) Rancher
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Cacti
4 1 (10.00%) collectd
4 1 (10.00%) Grafana
4 1 (10.00%) Graphite
4 1 (10.00%) Icinga
4 1 (10.00%) Kibana
4 1 (10.00%) logstash
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Netcool
4 1 (10.00%) Observium
4 1 (10.00%) OpenNMS
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) Salt
4 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) VMware