Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XMLSpy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMLSpy over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Altova XMLSpy
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 851 846
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -22
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 44 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 22
UK median daily rate £408 £275 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.18% -26.17% -37.92%
10th Percentile £338 £219 £213
90th Percentile £571 £463 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £358
% change year-on-year -5.14% +22.38% -24.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XMLSpy is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,541 16,134 15,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.60% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,014 10,791 10,481
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £610 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 241 392
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £19.05 £21.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +6.67%

XMLSpy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XMLSpy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XMLSpy in the UK

XMLSpy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XMLSpy.

Contractor daily rate trend for XMLSpy in the UK

XMLSpy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XMLSpy over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XMLSpy in the UK

XMLSpy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMLSpy.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XMLSpy in the UK

XMLSpy
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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 +20 33 £390 +41.82%
UK excluding London +27 32 £415 -5.14%
South East -18 13 £475 +7.04%
London -29 12 £350 +27.27%
Scotland +5 11 £500 -
East of England - 7 £350 -
South West - 1 £380 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy.

1 43 (97.73%) XML
2 29 (65.91%) SOAP
3 20 (45.45%) XSD
3 20 (45.45%) SoapUI
4 19 (43.18%) Oracle
5 18 (40.91%) SOA
6 17 (38.64%) WSDL
7 16 (36.36%) Java
8 14 (31.82%) Web Services
9 13 (29.55%) JDBC
9 13 (29.55%) XSLT
9 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
9 13 (29.55%) REST
9 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
10 12 (27.27%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 10 (22.73%) JSON
13 9 (20.45%) Altova
13 9 (20.45%) HTTP
14 8 (18.18%) Software AG
14 8 (18.18%) webMethods
14 8 (18.18%) DB2
14 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 8 (18.18%) JSP
14 8 (18.18%) UML
14 8 (18.18%) JBoss
14 8 (18.18%) JMS
14 8 (18.18%) WebSphere

XMLSpy
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 (18.18%) JBoss
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (18.18%) DB2
3 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (13.64%) SQLPlus
5 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) MySQL
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.64%) Toad
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) JDeveloper
3 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) JUnit
3 5 (11.36%) Log4j
3 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Ant
5 3 (6.82%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.82%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) webMethods Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Designer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SOA Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.36%) SOA Solution Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) XML Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) SOA Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) XML
2 29 (65.91%) SOAP
3 20 (45.45%) XSD
4 17 (38.64%) WSDL
5 14 (31.82%) Web Services
6 13 (29.55%) JDBC
6 13 (29.55%) REST
6 13 (29.55%) XSLT
7 10 (22.73%) JSON
8 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 8 (18.18%) JMS
8 8 (18.18%) JSP
9 5 (11.36%) EJB
9 5 (11.36%) J2EE
9 5 (11.36%) Servlets
9 5 (11.36%) Struts
9 5 (11.36%) Swagger
9 5 (11.36%) YAML
10 4 (9.09%) Middleware
11 3 (6.82%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.36%) DataPower
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) SOA
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
3 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (18.18%) UML
5 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.36%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (9.09%) BPEL
8 4 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Altova
3 8 (18.18%) Software AG
3 8 (18.18%) webMethods
4 5 (11.36%) Guidewire
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Talend