The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema
England / North West
Rank 128 156 141
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.052% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.19% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £325 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -14.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 1056 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.49% 27.65% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 691 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 53 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XML Schema as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 £500 -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) DOM
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SAX
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Groovy
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (60.00%) Riak
4 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) DOM
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SAX
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Groovy
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft