The first table below looks at the demand for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 South 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 117 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 27 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 0.52% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 7
Average daily rate £340 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £314
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Schema across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XML Schema Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
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Vacancies
Somerset - 2 £350 -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 33 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (87.88%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) Spring
2 29 (87.88%) jQuery
3 25 (75.76%) Maven
3 25 (75.76%) Ant
4 24 (72.73%) Java
4 24 (72.73%) Jenkins
5 23 (69.70%) Eclipse
6 22 (66.67%) Oracle
6 22 (66.67%) Configuration Management
7 21 (63.64%) Subversion
8 18 (54.55%) JSF
8 18 (54.55%) WebLogic
9 17 (51.52%) UNIX
9 17 (51.52%) Linux
9 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database
10 16 (48.48%) CSS3
10 16 (48.48%) LDAP
10 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
10 16 (48.48%) SQL
11 14 (42.42%) JAX-WS
12 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
12 12 (36.36%) JUnit
13 11 (33.33%) MVC
13 11 (33.33%) Mockito
14 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
15 8 (24.24%) Selenium
15 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
15 8 (24.24%) X.509

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 18 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) SAS
4 4 (12.12%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) LDAP
2 8 (24.24%) X.509
2 8 (24.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Maven
1 25 (75.76%) Ant
2 24 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 23 (69.70%) Eclipse
4 21 (63.64%) Subversion
5 12 (36.36%) JUnit
6 11 (33.33%) Mockito
7 8 (24.24%) Selenium
7 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
8 7 (21.21%) Gradle
8 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 4 (12.12%) UI Programmer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) SAS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.03%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (87.88%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) Spring
2 29 (87.88%) jQuery
3 18 (54.55%) JSF
4 16 (48.48%) CSS3
5 14 (42.42%) JAX-WS
6 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
7 6 (18.18%) J2EE
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) SAML
8 5 (15.15%) Guice
9 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services
9 3 (9.09%) XSD
9 3 (9.09%) PowerMock
10 2 (6.06%) WCF
10 2 (6.06%) HTML5
10 2 (6.06%) XSLT
10 2 (6.06%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Validation
4 6 (18.18%) SOA
5 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
8 2 (6.06%) UML
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) BPEL
9 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.03%) EAI
9 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (3.03%) HQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft