The first table below looks at the demand for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 192 210 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
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£475 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.82% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML Schema
London

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Schema across the City of London region.

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XML Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Schema across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

XML Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XML Schema also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Schema.

1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) XSL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Remedy
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (33.33%) SaaS
5 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Liferay
6 3 (25.00%) Struts2
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) CTC Cleared

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XML Schema also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Liferay
2 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (25.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) XSL
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) DHTML
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (25.00%) JSF
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Struts2
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) Swing
6 1 (8.33%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) UML
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
1 4 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) RUP
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Fund Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) AOP
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) XQuery
5 1 (8.33%) XPath
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
2 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Thunderhead
3 1 (8.33%) GUPTA
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat