The first table below looks at the demand for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 North West 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 - 117 122
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.48% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Average daily rate - £235 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - - - -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) RIA
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss