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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 144 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.092% 0.30% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 1.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £408
% change year-on-year
- -7.97%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 581 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.99% 24.63% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire -18 1 £375 +15.38%
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) VB6
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) BPEL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) XPath
6 1 (16.67%) JSTL
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) jMock
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) WSDL
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (16.67%) XSL
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) COM+
5 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Trapeze