The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema
England / South West
Rank 137 136 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.034% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £335 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +11.11%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
770 763 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.50% 25.98% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 526 523
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 15
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft