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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 650 636
Rank change year-on-year +41 -14  
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 8 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.016% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +0.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £369 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £393
% change year-on-year -2.94% +8.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 14843 15590 14993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.50% 27.88% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10290 10886 9706
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 198 201
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £11.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

XML-RPC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing XML-RPC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 5 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 3 months to 23 April 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 +47 8 £425 -5.60% 2
London +30 4 £525 -8.69% 1
South East +22 4 £413 +0.54%
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Andover - 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) Servlets
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 4 (36.36%) Java EE
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Publishing
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint

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 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Liferay
2 2 (18.18%) Magnolia
2 2 (18.18%) OpenCms
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Moq
2 4 (36.36%) MSTest
2 4 (36.36%) NuGet
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (36.36%) webpack
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) Java EE
3 4 (36.36%) JSP
3 4 (36.36%) OAuth2
3 4 (36.36%) OpenID
3 4 (36.36%) React
3 4 (36.36%) Redux
3 4 (36.36%) Servlets
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (36.36%) Full Text Search
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) OWASP
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) ES6
5 4 (36.36%) F#
5 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
5 4 (36.36%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter