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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 502 467 440
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -27
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 97 103 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.73% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 68
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £448
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -

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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
England -11 78 £375 +7.14% 15
London +22 40 £400 -7.24% 9
Scotland -5 18 £388 +17.42% 2
Edinburgh -3 8 £400 +21.21% 2
City of London +18 7 £375 -14.28% 3
East of England +1 7 £550 +29.41%
West Midlands -12 7 £300 -20.00% 2
South East -33 6 £600 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £335 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £550 -
South West -25 5 £338 -0.36%
North West - 5 £388 -
Surrey - 4 £600 - 2
Manchester - 4 - -
Leeds - 3 £335 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £335 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Doncaster - 2 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £346 -
Salford - 2 - -
Essex +2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £450 -18.18%
Cheltenham - 1 £343 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Lincoln - - - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) XML
2 93 (55.03%) Java
3 79 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (39.05%) TDD
5 54 (31.95%) HTML
6 52 (30.77%) SQL
7 48 (28.40%) Web Services
7 48 (28.40%) Spring
8 46 (27.22%) XSLT
9 41 (24.26%) JavaScript
10 40 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (23.08%) XPath
12 38 (22.49%) CSS
13 37 (21.89%) Relational Database
14 35 (20.71%) Maven
15 33 (19.53%) Hibernate
16 31 (18.34%) JSON
17 30 (17.75%) Tomcat
18 26 (15.38%) JDBC
18 26 (15.38%) Oracle
18 26 (15.38%) FitNesse
19 25 (14.79%) .NET
20 24 (14.20%) JUnit
20 24 (14.20%) UNIX
20 24 (14.20%) OOP
20 24 (14.20%) Linux
20 24 (14.20%) JMS
20 24 (14.20%) Unit Testing
21 23 (13.61%) Scrum
22 22 (13.02%) Jenkins

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (17.75%) Tomcat
2 19 (11.24%) WebSphere
3 12 (7.10%) Apache
4 11 (6.51%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (5.92%) JBoss
6 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.55%) Documentum
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.37%) Mule
9 4 (2.37%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.78%) Jetty
10 3 (1.78%) IIS
11 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.18%) Exstream Dialogue
11 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.18%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.78%) Acrobat
1 3 (1.78%) FrameMaker
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.18%) Exstream
3 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.65%) HTTP
2 5 (2.96%) Internet
2 5 (2.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.89%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.10%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.14%) Big Data
4 7 (4.14%) MySQL
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.55%) OLTP
6 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.96%) TKPROF
7 4 (2.37%) Hazelcast
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 35 (20.71%) Maven
2 26 (15.38%) FitNesse
3 24 (14.20%) JUnit
4 22 (13.02%) Jenkins
5 19 (11.24%) Ant
6 14 (8.28%) Eclipse
6 14 (8.28%) Subversion
7 13 (7.69%) jMock
8 12 (7.10%) Mockito
9 11 (6.51%) Selenium
9 11 (6.51%) Hudson
10 10 (5.92%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
11 6 (3.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (2.96%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.59%) Xcode
14 1 (0.59%) JIRA
14 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (12.43%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Banking
3 12 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (64.50%) Developer
2 45 (26.63%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.61%) Architect
4 12 (7.10%) Analyst
5 11 (6.51%) .NET Developer
6 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.73%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (4.14%) Designer
7 7 (4.14%) iOS Developer
7 7 (4.14%) Tester
8 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (2.96%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.96%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.96%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 4 (2.37%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (2.37%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (100.00%) XML
2 54 (31.95%) HTML
3 48 (28.40%) Web Services
3 48 (28.40%) Spring
4 46 (27.22%) XSLT
5 38 (22.49%) CSS
6 33 (19.53%) Hibernate
7 31 (18.34%) JSON
8 26 (15.38%) JDBC
9 25 (14.79%) .NET
10 24 (14.20%) JMS
11 19 (11.24%) iBATIS
12 17 (10.06%) Servlets
13 16 (9.47%) JSP
14 15 (8.88%) J2EE
14 15 (8.88%) RESTful
15 13 (7.69%) Java EE
15 13 (7.69%) SOAP
15 13 (7.69%) XSL
16 12 (7.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.73%) Open Source
4 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.96%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.96%) Replication
5 5 (2.96%) W3C
6 3 (1.78%) NHS
6 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (1.18%) GIS
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (1.18%) Wiki
7 2 (1.18%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.20%) Linux
1 24 (14.20%) UNIX
2 14 (8.28%) Windows
3 9 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.96%) Android
6 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) Debian
7 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (39.05%) TDD
3 40 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (14.20%) Unit Testing
4 24 (14.20%) OOP
5 23 (13.61%) Scrum
6 19 (11.24%) Pair Programming
6 19 (11.24%) OO
7 16 (9.47%) MVC
8 14 (8.28%) UML
9 13 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 13 (7.69%) SOA
9 13 (7.69%) BDD
9 13 (7.69%) Analytics
10 11 (6.51%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.51%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.92%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (5.92%) Physical Data Model
12 9 (5.33%) RUP
12 9 (5.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.03%) Java
2 52 (30.77%) SQL
3 41 (24.26%) JavaScript
4 39 (23.08%) XPath
5 20 (11.83%) C#
6 17 (10.06%) XQuery
7 14 (8.28%) C++
7 14 (8.28%) PL/SQL
8 11 (6.51%) Scala
9 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.78%) Tcl
12 3 (1.78%) Perl
12 3 (1.78%) Python
13 2 (1.18%) R
13 2 (1.18%) C
13 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.18%) VB6
13 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.51%) Degree
3 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.37%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.78%) HL7
3 3 (1.78%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (2.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (2.96%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (2.37%) yum
2 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Oracle
2 15 (8.88%) SAP
3 9 (5.33%) IBM
4 7 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.78%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) EMC
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe
6 2 (1.18%) hybris
6 2 (1.18%) SmartStream
7 1 (0.59%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.59%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) Sybase
7 1 (0.59%) Sun
7 1 (0.59%) BMC
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
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