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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 201 188 215
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £475 £456 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) XSL
6 4 (26.67%) UML
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) SaaS
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Remedy
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Apache
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 3 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (13.33%) Liferay
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.67%) Documentum
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) XMetaL
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) JasperReports
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) VoltDB
3 1 (6.67%) Riak
3 1 (6.67%) MarkLogic
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica ETL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) XSL
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) Struts
6 2 (13.33%) DHTML
6 2 (13.33%) JSP
6 2 (13.33%) WSDL
6 2 (13.33%) XSD
6 2 (13.33%) Struts2
6 2 (13.33%) JSF
6 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) Semantic Web
3 1 (6.67%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Ontologies
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Linked Data
3 1 (6.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) UML
1 4 (26.67%) Scrum
1 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) RUP
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) XQuery
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Thunderhead
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) Green Hat