The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema
Rank 553 605 553
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -52
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 74 32 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.20% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 72
Median daily rate £394 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
-34.84% -

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
15571 15735 15493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 28.77% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10772 10959 10575
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 258 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 5 December 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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 67 £423 -0.58% 7
London +28 37 £444 +22.41% 2
South East +20 11 £495 +9.88% 4
Oxfordshire +8 11 £495 +1.43% 4
Oxford -1 7 £520 +15.55%
Nottingham - 6 £413 -
Cardiff - 6 £184 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £413 -
South Wales - 6 £184 -
East Midlands - 6 £413 -
Wales - 6 £184 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
East of England +8 3 £388 -29.54% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
South West +10 2 £250 -47.36%
North West +3 2 £340 +8.80%
Manchester +1 2 £340 +8.80%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £388 -
Halifax - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Gloucestershire +5 1 £325 -31.57%
City of London +4 1 - - 1
Cheltenham -3 1 £325 -31.57%
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 122 (100.00%) XML
2 63 (51.64%) Java
3 57 (46.72%) Web Services
4 56 (45.90%) SQL
5 51 (41.80%) JavaScript
5 51 (41.80%) XSLT
6 44 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (31.97%) SOAP
8 38 (31.15%) REST
9 37 (30.33%) Oracle
10 35 (28.69%) HTML
11 27 (22.13%) CSS
12 23 (18.85%) Spring
12 23 (18.85%) Git (software)
13 22 (18.03%) JSON
13 22 (18.03%) OO
13 22 (18.03%) Finance
14 21 (17.21%) Workflow
14 21 (17.21%) Linux
14 21 (17.21%) J2EE
15 20 (16.39%) JSP
15 20 (16.39%) XSD
15 20 (16.39%) Data Modelling
16 19 (15.57%) ETL
16 19 (15.57%) Perl
16 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
17 18 (14.75%) DevOps
17 18 (14.75%) SOA
17 18 (14.75%) ITIL
17 18 (14.75%) Release Management

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.38%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.92%) Drupal
5 6 (4.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (4.92%) SilverStripe
5 6 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.28%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.64%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.64%) IIS
7 2 (1.64%) Perch
8 1 (0.82%) Confluence
8 1 (0.82%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) InfoPath
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (4.92%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) SaaS
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) FTP
2 2 (1.64%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.56%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.74%) DB2
6 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.92%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.64%) BODI
9 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.64%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.64%) QlikView
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.30%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.20%) JIRA
5 9 (7.38%) Maven
5 9 (7.38%) Subversion
5 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
6 8 (6.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (5.74%) Ant
7 7 (5.74%) JUnit
7 7 (5.74%) Mockito
7 7 (5.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.92%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.92%) Mercurial
8 6 (4.92%) WebStorm
9 4 (3.28%) Log4j
10 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 22 (18.03%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Local Government
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Publishing
5 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (71.31%) Developer
2 37 (30.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.66%) C++ Developer
4 12 (9.84%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) C++/Java Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) ServiceNow Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (6.56%) ETL Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Integration Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.92%) XML Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) ITSM Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) XML
2 57 (46.72%) Web Services
3 51 (41.80%) XSLT
4 39 (31.97%) SOAP
5 38 (31.15%) REST
6 35 (28.69%) HTML
7 27 (22.13%) CSS
8 23 (18.85%) Spring
9 22 (18.03%) JSON
10 21 (17.21%) J2EE
11 20 (16.39%) JSP
11 20 (16.39%) XSD
12 17 (13.93%) XSL
13 16 (13.11%) .NET
13 16 (13.11%) EJB
13 16 (13.11%) jQuery
13 16 (13.11%) WSDL
14 14 (11.48%) Hibernate
14 14 (11.48%) Swing
15 12 (9.84%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) CMDB
2 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.10%) Informatics
5 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.46%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.64%) APACS
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) Unix
3 6 (4.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.64%) Solaris
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.03%) OO
3 21 (17.21%) Workflow
4 20 (16.39%) Data Modelling
5 19 (15.57%) ETL
6 18 (14.75%) DevOps
6 18 (14.75%) ITIL
6 18 (14.75%) Release Management
6 18 (14.75%) SOA
7 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
7 17 (13.93%) TDD
7 17 (13.93%) UML
8 16 (13.11%) Data Management
9 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.48%) ITIL V3
10 14 (11.48%) ITSM
11 13 (10.66%) MVC
12 12 (9.84%) Web Development
13 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) Java
2 56 (45.90%) SQL
3 51 (41.80%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.57%) Perl
5 16 (13.11%) C++
6 14 (11.48%) C#
7 8 (6.56%) Groovy
7 8 (6.56%) PHP
7 8 (6.56%) Scala
7 8 (6.56%) XQuery
8 7 (5.74%) XPath
9 6 (4.92%) Python
10 5 (4.10%) C
11 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.64%) Ruby
12 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.64%) VB
12 2 (1.64%) VB6
12 2 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) ISO20022
2 4 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.46%) QA
4 2 (1.64%) SEPA
5 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Oracle
2 14 (11.48%) ServiceNow
3 13 (10.66%) BMC
3 13 (10.66%) HP
3 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.66%) Remedy
4 12 (9.84%) IBM
5 8 (6.56%) Talend
6 3 (2.46%) Informatica
7 2 (1.64%) Cognos
7 2 (1.64%) Google
7 2 (1.64%) Sun
7 2 (1.64%) Tableau
8 1 (0.82%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.82%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.82%) Zend