The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XMLUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XMLUnit over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

XMLUnit
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 - 635
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XMLUnit 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.025% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XMLUnit 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 8117 8240 7471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.54% 15.53% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5548 5678 4924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

XMLUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XMLUnit in the UK

XMLUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XMLUnit in the UK

XMLUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XMLUnit over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XMLUnit in the UK

XMLUnit
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMLUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 - 2 £450 - 1
Bristol - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £350 -
London - 1 £550 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XMLUnit 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 XMLUnit.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Drools
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Solace
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Checkstyle
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

XMLUnit
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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Drools
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaBeans
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Solace
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase