Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 885 859 869
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 9 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.059% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.18%
10th Percentile £525 £363 £335
90th Percentile £575 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £388
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 35,975 32,024 32,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.01% 32.32% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,395 22,247 22,323
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £295
90th Percentile £626 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 386 385
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.38 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.87%

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 26 September 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 -19 9 £550 +10.00% 2
London -15 7 - -
UK excluding London - 2 £550 - 2
North of England - 2 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) Docker
3 6 (66.67%) Prometheus
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Lucene
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) JUnit
5 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) Java 8
5 4 (44.44%) Microservices
5 4 (44.44%) Rancher
6 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (22.22%) Observium
7 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
7 2 (22.22%) IPFIX
7 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (22.22%) Grafana

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 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) AMQP
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) IPFIX
1 2 (22.22%) Junos
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) MQTT
1 2 (22.22%) MRTG
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) TACACS
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Redis
2 2 (22.22%) SQLite
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Lucene
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Sling
5 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) Kafka
5 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Debian
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) API Development
5 1 (11.11%) API Integration
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Java 8
3 2 (22.22%) Bourne shell
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Prometheus
2 4 (44.44%) Rancher
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) Cacti
3 2 (22.22%) collectd
3 2 (22.22%) Grafana
3 2 (22.22%) Graphite
3 2 (22.22%) Icinga
3 2 (22.22%) Kibana
3 2 (22.22%) logstash
3 2 (22.22%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) Netcool
3 2 (22.22%) Observium
3 2 (22.22%) OpenNMS
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) Salt
3 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) hybris