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 3 months to 30 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.

Altova XMLSpy
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 627 624
Rank change year-on-year +42 -3  
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 15 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.055% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 8
Median daily rate £413 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £368 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £503 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £465 £375
% change year-on-year -11.29% +24.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8069 8249 7233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.41% 14.76% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5485 5602 4628
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 160 144
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.70 £25.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.29%  

XMLSpy
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing XMLSpy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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 +41 15 £413 -11.29% 1
London +27 8 £550 +46.66% 1
South East +5 4 £413 -11.29%
Reading - 4 £413 -
Berkshire - 4 £413 -
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
City of London - 2 £588 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 16 (72.73%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) XSD
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) IIS
6 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Moq
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) LINQ
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) NUnit
6 6 (27.27%) Web Development
6 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Kofax
7 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) VBA

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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) FileZilla
3 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Moq
2 6 (27.27%) NUnit
2 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) ERwin
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) XSD
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) LINQ
5 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 5 (22.73%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) REST
8 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (13.64%) WSDL
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 1 (4.55%) Ajax
10 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (4.55%) Java EE
10 1 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Equities
2 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.55%) IPTV
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
1 7 (31.82%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) VBA
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO20022
2 1 (4.55%) MiFID
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Kofax
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) Thunderhead
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
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