Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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.

XML-RPC
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 864 852
Rank change year-on-year +34 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 23 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.076% 0.077% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 23
UK median daily rate £425 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +7.78% +63.64%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £319
90th Percentile £549 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +220.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XML-RPC is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30393 31285 30692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 28.43% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21008 21843 20259
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 400 419
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.68% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £16.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% +8.03%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML-RPC over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 4 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 23 July 2017. 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 +59 23 £425 -12.37%
London +19 19 £513 -6.82%
UK excluding London +62 4 £413 +6.45%
South East +36 4 £413 +0.55%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML-RPC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XML-RPC.

1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 16 (69.57%) CSS
4 14 (60.87%) XML
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) REST
5 13 (56.52%) NoSQL
5 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (56.52%) Web Development
5 13 (56.52%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) Front Office
6 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
8 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
8 10 (43.48%) Scrum
9 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
9 9 (39.13%) SOAP
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (39.13%) VB
9 9 (39.13%) .NET
9 9 (39.13%) Node.js
9 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
9 9 (39.13%) TypeScript

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 8 (34.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) nginx
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.70%) EPiServer
4 2 (8.70%) Liferay
4 2 (8.70%) Magnolia
4 2 (8.70%) OpenCms
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (56.52%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) IaaS
3 4 (17.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) NoSQL
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) MS Access
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
3 5 (21.74%) Bower
3 5 (21.74%) Darcs
3 5 (21.74%) Grunt
3 5 (21.74%) gulp
3 5 (21.74%) Jasmine
3 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) Vagrant
3 5 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (17.39%) Moq
4 4 (17.39%) MSTest
4 4 (17.39%) NuGet
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
4 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (17.39%) webpack
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (56.52%) Front Office
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Front Office Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Python Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Angular Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (17.39%) GUI Developer
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Linux Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
6 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) REST
2 14 (60.87%) XML
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (39.13%) Node.js
4 9 (39.13%) React
4 9 (39.13%) SOAP
5 7 (30.43%) Java EE
5 7 (30.43%) JSP
6 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) Java SE
7 5 (21.74%) WebSockets
7 5 (21.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
1 8 (34.78%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Web Development
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 8 (34.78%) Asset Management
5 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) Front End Development
5 8 (34.78%) Machine Learning
5 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
5 8 (34.78%) PnL Attribution
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (21.74%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (21.74%) Mobile Development
8 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) TypeScript
4 9 (39.13%) VB
5 8 (34.78%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) C++
7 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (21.74%) Scala
8 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (21.74%) VC++
9 4 (17.39%) ES6
9 4 (17.39%) F#
10 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP