Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 838 884
Rank change year-on-year -30 +46 -48
Contract jobs citing XML-RPC 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.046% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -19.05% +110.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 32,393 30,289 30,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.54% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,054 20,969 21,477
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 344 541
UK median hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19.00 £15.58 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.12 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +8.33% +0.65% +10.71%

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 22 February 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 -34 6 £375 -11.76% 4
London -58 6 £375 -31.82% 2

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) MS Access
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Java SE
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) MS Access
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (50.00%) Bower
3 3 (50.00%) Darcs
3 3 (50.00%) Grunt
3 3 (50.00%) gulp
3 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) D3.js
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 3 (50.00%) Java SE
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) LESS
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) WebSockets
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (50.00%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe