The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema
Rank 593 549 522
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -27
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 47 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 61
Average daily rate £438 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15412 14935 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 26.79% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9676 9667
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 199 203
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Schema within the UK.

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XML Schema
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

XML Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema within the UK.

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XML Schema
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -52 41 £438 +16.66% 10
South East -3 18 £493 -6.19% 5
London -42 14 £538 +43.33% 4
Berkshire +14 8 £400 -7.24% 1
Reading - 8 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £513 - 1
Oxford - 5 £513 -
City of London +33 3 £600 +71.42% 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £413 -
West Yorkshire -4 3 £413 -
West Midlands -17 3 £190 -36.66%
Leeds -2 2 - -
Cheshire -5 2 - -
North West -8 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 £400 -
South West -5 1 £375 +9.48%
Edinburgh -16 1 - -
Scotland -32 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 £375 -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 96 (100.00%) XML
2 51 (53.13%) Java
3 50 (52.08%) Oracle
4 44 (45.83%) Web Services
5 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (37.50%) SQL
7 34 (35.42%) SOAP
8 30 (31.25%) SOA
9 29 (30.21%) Data Modelling
10 27 (28.13%) .NET
11 24 (25.00%) RESTful
12 22 (22.92%) CSS
13 21 (21.88%) XSLT
13 21 (21.88%) UML
13 21 (21.88%) Finance
13 21 (21.88%) Maven
14 20 (20.83%) Spring
14 20 (20.83%) JIRA
15 19 (19.79%) XSD
15 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.79%) HTML
16 18 (18.75%) Eclipse
16 18 (18.75%) Open Source
16 18 (18.75%) Oracle Database
17 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
17 17 (17.71%) ETL
17 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
17 17 (17.71%) OO
18 16 (16.67%) Scrum
18 16 (16.67%) JSON

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (11.46%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (9.38%) JBoss
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.13%) Apache
6 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.08%) JCAPS
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.08%) WMQI
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.04%) Jetty
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.04%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) HTTP
2 9 (9.38%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.08%) LDAP
4 2 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (1.04%) DMZ
5 1 (1.04%) FTP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.58%) RDBMS
3 14 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.42%) Big Data
5 10 (10.42%) Hadoop
6 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.38%) Datazen
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.17%) MarkLogic
8 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.17%) OLTP
8 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.13%) DB2
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Maven
2 20 (20.83%) JIRA
3 18 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
5 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
6 14 (14.58%) Subversion
7 11 (11.46%) Hudson
7 11 (11.46%) Oracle APEX
7 11 (11.46%) Selenium
7 11 (11.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 11 (11.46%) WebDriver
8 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (7.29%) Ant
10 6 (6.25%) JUnit
11 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.13%) Mockito
11 3 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.08%) WebStorm
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Front Office
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Games
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Integration Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Escalation Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) XML Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (100.00%) XML
2 44 (45.83%) Web Services
3 34 (35.42%) SOAP
4 27 (28.13%) .NET
5 24 (25.00%) RESTful
6 22 (22.92%) CSS
7 21 (21.88%) XSLT
8 20 (20.83%) Spring
9 19 (19.79%) HTML
9 19 (19.79%) XSD
10 16 (16.67%) JSON
11 14 (14.58%) JPA
12 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.50%) FpML
12 12 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 12 (12.50%) J2EE
13 11 (11.46%) JMS
13 11 (11.46%) Visualforce
14 10 (10.42%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (10.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.29%) Derivative
3 7 (7.29%) Equities
3 7 (7.29%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.25%) User Experience
5 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.13%) Replication
7 2 (2.08%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.04%) HACMP
8 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.04%) Ontologies
8 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) SOA
3 29 (30.21%) Data Modelling
4 21 (21.88%) UML
5 18 (18.75%) Open Source
6 17 (17.71%) ETL
6 17 (17.71%) OO
7 16 (16.67%) Scrum
8 15 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 12 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 12 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (11.46%) Data Analysis
10 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.46%) Migration
11 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.33%) Data Governance
12 8 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (8.33%) SDLC
13 7 (7.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.13%) Java
2 36 (37.50%) SQL
3 19 (19.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.58%) C#
5 11 (11.46%) Apex Code
5 11 (11.46%) SOQL
6 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
7 9 (9.38%) XPath
8 7 (7.29%) Scala
8 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.25%) R
10 5 (5.21%) C
10 5 (5.21%) C++
10 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.21%) Python
11 3 (3.13%) XQuery
12 2 (2.08%) ABAP
12 2 (2.08%) Groovy
12 2 (2.08%) Perl
13 1 (1.04%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) MCSD
2 3 (3.13%) MCSE
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.21%) ISO20022
3 2 (2.08%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.04%) HL7
4 1 (1.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.04%) OpenSSO
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.46%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (11.46%) Talend
4 7 (7.29%) Remedy
5 5 (5.21%) IBM
6 4 (4.17%) SAP
7 3 (3.13%) CA
7 3 (3.13%) Informatica
7 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.13%) Software AG
7 3 (3.13%) Sybase
7 3 (3.13%) VMware
8 2 (2.08%) Sun
9 1 (1.04%) Cognos
9 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.04%) OpenText
9 1 (1.04%) Teradata
9 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.04%) Vignette