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 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 187 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £438 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £552 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-54.22% -
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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
1641 1809 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.55% 29.55% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1400 1490
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 25
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

XML Schema Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) XPath
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) REST
5 6 (31.58%) XSLT
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
7 4 (21.05%) yum
7 4 (21.05%) Node.js
7 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Ektron
7 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (21.05%) Node.js
1 4 (21.05%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) OLTP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) SQLite
3 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) iOS Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) XSLT
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) XSD
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) XSL
7 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) APACS
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) XPath
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) XQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) yum
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Ektron
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat