The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 555 542 496
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -46
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 33 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.28% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 54
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.51 - -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15388 14454 14542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.61% 28.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 9346 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 255
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in England

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in England

XML Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Schema across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

XML Schema Daily Rate Histogram in England

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in England

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 14 £400 -8.57% 6
East of England +10 7 £350 -26.31%
South West +1 6 £354 +8.84%
South East -21 3 £425 +9.60% 1
North West -32 2 £600 +92.00%
East Midlands -4 1 £325 -27.77% 1
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XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 103 (100.00%) XML
2 49 (47.57%) SQL
3 46 (44.66%) Web Services
4 41 (39.81%) HTML
5 36 (34.95%) Java
5 36 (34.95%) Finance
6 35 (33.98%) XPath
7 32 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (31.07%) .NET
8 31 (30.10%) XSLT
9 29 (28.16%) C#
9 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
10 25 (24.27%) .NET Framework
10 25 (24.27%) REST
11 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
11 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET
12 23 (22.33%) TDD
13 22 (21.36%) CSS
13 22 (21.36%) Oracle
13 22 (21.36%) XSL
14 21 (20.39%) XSD
15 20 (19.42%) UML
15 20 (19.42%) Banking
15 20 (19.42%) JSON
16 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (18.45%) Subversion
16 19 (18.45%) Scrum
16 19 (18.45%) SOAP
17 18 (17.48%) SOA
17 18 (17.48%) jQuery

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (9.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.77%) IIS
2 8 (7.77%) Apache
2 8 (7.77%) Node.js
3 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.80%) CMS
4 4 (3.88%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.88%) Jetty
4 4 (3.88%) Confluence
5 3 (2.91%) Liferay
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) CICS
6 2 (1.94%) WMQI
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.94%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Office
1 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.91%) Summit
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) HTTP
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
3 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.97%) LDAP
4 1 (0.97%) FTP
4 1 (0.97%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (8.74%) DB2
5 9 (8.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 9 (8.74%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.85%) OLTP
8 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.94%) Adabas
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Subversion
2 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.74%) JIRA
4 9 (8.74%) JUnit
5 8 (7.77%) Maven
6 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.83%) NUnit
8 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.88%) XMLSpy
9 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.91%) Mockito
10 3 (2.91%) Ant
11 2 (1.94%) Selenium
11 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.94%) WebStorm
General
1 36 (34.95%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 17 (16.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.80%) Law
5 4 (3.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Architect
4 11 (10.68%) Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.74%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Designer
8 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 3 (2.91%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Developer
12 2 (1.94%) QA Analyst
12 2 (1.94%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (100.00%) XML
2 46 (44.66%) Web Services
3 41 (39.81%) HTML
4 32 (31.07%) .NET
5 31 (30.10%) XSLT
6 25 (24.27%) .NET Framework
6 25 (24.27%) REST
7 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET
8 22 (21.36%) CSS
8 22 (21.36%) XSL
9 21 (20.39%) XSD
10 20 (19.42%) JSON
11 19 (18.45%) SOAP
12 18 (17.48%) jQuery
13 17 (16.50%) Spring
13 17 (16.50%) ADO.NET
14 16 (15.53%) WSDL
15 14 (13.59%) HTML5
16 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
16 13 (12.62%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.74%) W3C
3 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.83%) User Experience
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.94%) PKI
7 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) APACS
8 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) UNIX
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.97%) zOS
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) TDD
3 20 (19.42%) UML
4 19 (18.45%) Scrum
4 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (17.48%) SOA
6 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
7 16 (15.53%) MVC
8 15 (14.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (13.59%) Business Analysis
9 14 (13.59%) RUP
10 13 (12.62%) Migration
11 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
12 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
13 10 (9.71%) Logical Data Model
14 9 (8.74%) Physical Data Model
14 9 (8.74%) OOP
14 9 (8.74%) Multithreading
14 9 (8.74%) Investment Management
14 9 (8.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) SQL
2 36 (34.95%) Java
3 35 (33.98%) XPath
4 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.16%) C#
5 13 (12.62%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.71%) XQuery
7 9 (8.74%) C++
8 8 (7.77%) VB
8 8 (7.77%) VB6
9 5 (4.85%) Perl
10 4 (3.88%) Scala
11 3 (2.91%) Groovy
11 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.91%) Python
12 2 (1.94%) COBOL
12 2 (1.94%) NATURAL
12 2 (1.94%) JCL
12 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.97%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) yum
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Sybase
3 7 (6.80%) Ektron
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.88%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.91%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.94%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.97%) webMethods
8 1 (0.97%) SmartStream
8 1 (0.97%) HP