The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 237 232 218
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 6 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.71% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 20
Average daily rate
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£248 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XML Schema
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Surrey - 5 £248 - 4
Berkshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) XSLT
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (16.67%) OLE
5 2 (16.67%) OLE DB
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) NetBeans
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) ODBC
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Modbus
1 1 (8.33%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NetBeans
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) OLE
3 2 (16.67%) OLE DB
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ODBC
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ADO
3 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) WSDL
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
1 2 (16.67%) OOD
1 2 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (8.33%) EAI
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Delphi
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase