The first table below looks at the demand for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 17 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 Milton Keynes 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 71 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 2.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 109 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.15% 20.45% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML Schema
Buckinghamshire

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XML Schema
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) JAXP
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) HP

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) JAXP
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP