The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema
Rank 160 189 204
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +15
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Average daily rate £600 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £405 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
XML Schema
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1123 1654 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.39% 30.39% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1304 1394
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £16.31 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) FIXML
4 7 (50.00%) FpML
4 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) UML
4 7 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Data Governance
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (42.86%) Derivative
5 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
5 6 (42.86%) Equities
5 6 (42.86%) Front Office
6 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 5 (35.71%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) Ant
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 3 (21.43%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WMQI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) MarkLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Author
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) MiFID Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) FIXML
3 7 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (50.00%) FpML
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) Visualforce
7 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (14.29%) XSD
8 1 (7.14%) JMS
8 1 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (7.14%) Middleware
8 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Derivative
1 6 (42.86%) Equities
1 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Data Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Data Governance
3 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Content Development
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Apex Code
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SOQL
2 2 (14.29%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO20022
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) CA
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk