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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XMLUnit
UK
Rank - 639 630
Contract jobs citing XMLUnit 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 7769 7745 7088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.30% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5162 4523
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 188 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.80 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) XSL
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 4 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) EAI
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase

XMLUnit
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Checkstyle
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) EAI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) XSL
2 2 (50.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) EAI
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Fund Management
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Solace
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase