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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 525 490 478
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 88 87 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 72
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£375 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 30 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 24 October 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
England -38 60 £375 -9.09% 19
London -13 22 £375 -12.79% 5
North West +2 15 £319 -42.04% 3
Manchester +8 13 £313 -16.66% 1
Scotland -6 11 £375 +1.35% 1
City of London +8 8 £338 -25.00% 1
Edinburgh +4 8 £375 - 1
Salford - 8 £313 -
South East -28 6 £248 -38.12% 3
Surrey - 5 £248 - 1
East of England -18 3 £450 +12.50% 3
South West -36 2 £375 +25.00%
Glasgow - 2 £363 -
Wiltshire -13 1 £375 +66.66%
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) XML
2 73 (53.68%) Java
3 51 (37.50%) XSLT
4 48 (35.29%) Spring
5 40 (29.41%) Web Services
6 35 (25.74%) XPath
7 32 (23.53%) HTTP
8 31 (22.79%) HTML
9 30 (22.06%) Tomcat
9 30 (22.06%) WebSphere
10 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (20.59%) JMS
10 28 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 27 (19.85%) Hibernate
12 26 (19.12%) SQL
12 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
13 25 (18.38%) Maven
13 25 (18.38%) JSON
14 24 (17.65%) Scrum
14 24 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 23 (16.91%) Linux
16 22 (16.18%) Oracle
16 22 (16.18%) CSS
17 21 (15.44%) Windows
17 21 (15.44%) Red Hat
17 21 (15.44%) TDD
18 19 (13.97%) IBM
18 19 (13.97%) Servlets
19 15 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (11.03%) Relational Database

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 30 (22.06%) Tomcat
1 30 (22.06%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.35%) Apache
3 7 (5.15%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.68%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (2.94%) JBoss
6 3 (2.21%) CMS
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.21%) Liferay
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.47%) Confluence
7 2 (1.47%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.47%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.47%) Jetty
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.21%) Acrobat
2 3 (2.21%) FrameMaker
3 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (2.21%) SMS
2 3 (2.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
4 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.82%) Hazelcast
2 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.94%) MySQL
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.21%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.47%) TKPROF
7 2 (1.47%) Text Mining
7 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.47%) OLTP
7 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Maven
2 11 (8.09%) JUnit
3 10 (7.35%) Subversion
4 9 (6.62%) FitNesse
5 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.68%) Mockito
6 5 (3.68%) jMock
7 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.21%) Ant
8 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.47%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.47%) JIRA
9 2 (1.47%) Selenium
9 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.47%) Hudson
9 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Publishing
2 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Automotive
4 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 4 (2.94%) Front Office
5 3 (2.21%) French Language
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 85 (62.50%) Developer
2 39 (28.68%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Designer
4 13 (9.56%) WebSphere Developer
5 12 (8.82%) Architect
6 11 (8.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Author
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Consultant
12 3 (2.21%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.21%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.21%) Front-End Web Developer
12 3 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.21%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (100.00%) XML
2 51 (37.50%) XSLT
3 48 (35.29%) Spring
4 40 (29.41%) Web Services
5 31 (22.79%) HTML
6 28 (20.59%) JMS
7 27 (19.85%) Hibernate
8 25 (18.38%) JSON
9 22 (16.18%) CSS
10 19 (13.97%) Servlets
11 14 (10.29%) Grails
12 13 (9.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 13 (9.56%) jQuery
13 12 (8.82%) JDBC
13 12 (8.82%) J2SE
14 11 (8.09%) SOAP
14 11 (8.09%) DOM
14 11 (8.09%) REST
15 10 (7.35%) JSP
15 10 (7.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) Derivative
3 4 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (2.21%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.21%) GIS
4 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.21%) Open Source
4 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) Replication
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) W3C
5 2 (1.47%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.74%) Wiki
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Windows
3 15 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.29%) Android
5 4 (2.94%) CentOS
5 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.47%) UNIX
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.65%) Scrum
3 21 (15.44%) TDD
4 14 (10.29%) Unit Testing
5 13 (9.56%) UML
6 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.09%) Integration Testing
7 11 (8.09%) OO
7 11 (8.09%) SOA
8 10 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.62%) Data Mapping
9 9 (6.62%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.88%) ETL
11 7 (5.15%) EAI
11 7 (5.15%) MVC
11 7 (5.15%) Workflow
12 6 (4.41%) Migration
12 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (53.68%) Java
2 35 (25.74%) XPath
3 26 (19.12%) SQL
4 24 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.15%) C#
6 7 (5.15%) C++
7 6 (4.41%) XQuery
8 5 (3.68%) Python
9 4 (2.94%) Scala
10 3 (2.21%) PHP
11 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.47%) VBA
11 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.74%) PHP5
12 1 (0.74%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.21%) Degree
5 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle
2 21 (15.44%) Red Hat
3 19 (13.97%) IBM
4 12 (8.82%) SAP
5 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.68%) Informatica
7 4 (2.94%) Thunderhead
8 2 (1.47%) GUPTA
8 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.47%) Perforce
8 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.47%) Sybase
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix
9 1 (0.74%) Remedy
9 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.74%) hybris
9 1 (0.74%) Trapeze
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