Period
to 29 July 2017

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 29 July 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
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 852 851
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 30 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.043% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 22
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £381 £338 £363
90th Percentile £589 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -11.29% +3.33% +114.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 17180 17022 14898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.88% 15.51% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11741 11598 9688
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £269
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 286 270
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.38 £21.99
90th Percentile £57.75 £52.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.48 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.06% +13.27% -

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 29 July 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 6 months to 29 July 2017. 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 +31 27 £475 +2.15% 1
London +7 16 £538 +20.79%
UK excluding London +46 14 £413 -11.29% 1
South East +12 8 £413 -11.29% 1
Scotland +43 3 £525 +75.00%
Midlands +33 3 £388 -26.19%
West Midlands - 3 £388 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (83.33%) XML
2 21 (70.00%) XSD
3 14 (46.67%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) WSDL
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Middleware
7 8 (26.67%) SAP
7 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
7 8 (26.67%) Marketing
7 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 7 (23.33%) SOA
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) IBM
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
9 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) IIS
9 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (20.00%) WCF
9 6 (20.00%) LINQ
9 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (20.00%) Moq
2 6 (20.00%) NUnit
2 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.33%) ERwin
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Marketing
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (13.33%) Electronics
6 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Product Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Product Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Product Owner
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Product Owner
6 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 3 (10.00%) SOA Designer
6 3 (10.00%) SOA Solution Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SOA Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) XML
2 21 (70.00%) XSD
3 14 (46.67%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) WSDL
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 8 (26.67%) Middleware
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) LINQ
8 6 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (20.00%) WCF
9 5 (16.67%) JSON
9 5 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (16.67%) XSLT
10 4 (13.33%) JSON Schema
11 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (6.67%) HTML
13 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (3.33%) JAXB
13 1 (3.33%) JSP
13 1 (3.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) SOA
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) API Design
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 20022
2 1 (3.33%) MiFID
2 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Kofax
4 4 (13.33%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Mercator
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