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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 521 491 466
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 91 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.60% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 66
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £418
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
15162 14440 14415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 28.31% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10346 9356 8802
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.70 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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 27 November 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
England -11 58 £375 -9.09% 17
London -12 24 £375 -13.79% 9
North West +7 15 £358 +78.75%
Scotland -5 15 £375 - 2
Manchester +4 13 £340 +70.00%
Edinburgh +1 12 £375 - 1
City of London +13 9 £400 -13.51% 2
Salford - 5 £315 -
South East -30 4 £248 -38.12% 3
Surrey - 3 £248 - 1
East of England -13 2 £450 +36.88% 2
South West -39 2 £375 - 1
Wiltshire -21 1 £375 +15.38%
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 141 (100.00%) XML
2 82 (58.16%) Java
3 58 (41.13%) XSLT
4 50 (35.46%) Spring
5 43 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (29.79%) XPath
6 42 (29.79%) Web Services
7 36 (25.53%) Tomcat
7 36 (25.53%) HTML
7 36 (25.53%) HTTP
8 34 (24.11%) Maven
9 33 (23.40%) JSON
10 30 (21.28%) WebSphere
10 30 (21.28%) TDD
10 30 (21.28%) SQL
11 29 (20.57%) JMS
12 28 (19.86%) Scrum
12 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
13 27 (19.15%) Hibernate
14 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
14 26 (18.44%) CSS
15 25 (17.73%) Linux
15 25 (17.73%) Servlets
16 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
17 22 (15.60%) Red Hat
18 21 (14.89%) Windows
18 21 (14.89%) Oracle
19 18 (12.77%) IBM
20 17 (12.06%) Relational Database
21 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 30 (21.28%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.22%) Apache
4 8 (5.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.96%) JBoss
6 6 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.84%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.13%) Mule
8 3 (2.13%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.13%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.42%) CMS
9 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.42%) Jetty
9 2 (1.42%) Liferay
9 2 (1.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Office
2 3 (2.13%) FrameMaker
2 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.13%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.53%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) Internet
3 3 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) SSH
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.22%) Hazelcast
3 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.96%) MySQL
5 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.13%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.13%) TKPROF
7 3 (2.13%) OLTP
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.42%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Maven
2 13 (9.22%) FitNesse
3 12 (8.51%) Subversion
4 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.80%) JUnit
5 8 (5.67%) jMock
5 8 (5.67%) Ant
5 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.96%) Mockito
6 7 (4.96%) Hudson
7 6 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.55%) Selenium
9 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.42%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.42%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.42%) JIRA
11 2 (1.42%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Automotive
3 4 (2.84%) Publishing
3 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) French Language
5 2 (1.42%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (63.83%) Developer
2 39 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.35%) Designer
4 15 (10.64%) Architect
5 12 (8.51%) WebSphere Developer
6 10 (7.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Tester
11 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Developer
12 3 (2.13%) Front-End Web Developer
12 3 (2.13%) XML Developer
12 3 (2.13%) iOS Developer
12 3 (2.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (100.00%) XML
2 58 (41.13%) XSLT
3 50 (35.46%) Spring
4 42 (29.79%) Web Services
5 36 (25.53%) HTML
6 33 (23.40%) JSON
7 29 (20.57%) JMS
8 27 (19.15%) Hibernate
9 26 (18.44%) CSS
10 25 (17.73%) Servlets
11 15 (10.64%) SOAP
11 15 (10.64%) Grails
12 14 (9.93%) JSP
12 14 (9.93%) J2SE
12 14 (9.93%) jQuery
13 13 (9.22%) JDBC
13 13 (9.22%) J2EE
13 13 (9.22%) Java EE
14 12 (8.51%) DOM
14 12 (8.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.84%) Open Source
4 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.13%) Replication
4 3 (2.13%) W3C
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) GIS
5 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.71%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.71%) DataPower
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.73%) Linux
2 21 (14.89%) Windows
3 16 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.64%) Android
5 7 (4.96%) UNIX
6 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.84%) CentOS
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.28%) TDD
3 28 (19.86%) Scrum
4 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
6 13 (9.22%) UML
6 13 (9.22%) OO
6 13 (9.22%) SOA
7 12 (8.51%) MVC
8 11 (7.80%) Integration Testing
8 11 (7.80%) OOP
8 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.09%) Pair Programming
9 10 (7.09%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.67%) Analytics
11 7 (4.96%) Data Mapping
11 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.96%) ETL
12 6 (4.26%) RUP
13 5 (3.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.16%) Java
2 42 (29.79%) XPath
3 30 (21.28%) SQL
4 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.09%) XQuery
6 9 (6.38%) C#
6 9 (6.38%) C++
7 8 (5.67%) Scala
8 5 (3.55%) Python
9 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.71%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.71%) PHP5
12 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.71%) VB6
12 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) Red Hat
2 21 (14.89%) Oracle
3 18 (12.77%) IBM
4 12 (8.51%) SAP
5 8 (5.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.26%) Informatica
7 2 (1.42%) Sybase
7 2 (1.42%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.42%) GUPTA
7 2 (1.42%) Perforce
7 2 (1.42%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.71%) hybris
8 1 (0.71%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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