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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 543 498 489
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -9
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 69 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 67
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £326 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -40 49 £375 -6.25% 21
London -8 19 £375 -6.25% 7
North West 0 9 £313 -43.18% 1
Manchester -5 8 £313 -16.66%
City of London +18 7 £350 -16.41% 2
Salford - 7 £313 -
South East -5 6 £248 -38.12% 8
Scotland -14 6 £375 +1.35% 1
Surrey - 5 £248 - 4
East of England -24 3 £463 -7.50% 1
South West -47 3 £350 -20.00% 3
Glasgow - 2 £363 -
Norwich - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 137 (100.00%) XML
2 65 (47.45%) Java
3 44 (32.12%) XSLT
4 41 (29.93%) Spring
5 40 (29.20%) Web Services
6 32 (23.36%) SQL
7 31 (22.63%) HTML
8 28 (20.44%) Oracle
9 27 (19.71%) WebSphere
9 27 (19.71%) XPath
10 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (18.25%) CSS
10 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
11 24 (17.52%) JavaScript
12 23 (16.79%) HTTP
12 23 (16.79%) Hibernate
12 23 (16.79%) Scrum
12 23 (16.79%) Maven
12 23 (16.79%) SC Cleared
13 22 (16.06%) IBM
13 22 (16.06%) Windows
13 22 (16.06%) Linux
14 21 (15.33%) JMS
14 21 (15.33%) JSON
15 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
16 19 (13.87%) Finance
17 17 (12.41%) Banking
17 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
17 17 (12.41%) jQuery
18 16 (11.68%) Red Hat

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (19.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.30%) Apache
4 6 (4.38%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.92%) Liferay
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.19%) CMS
8 2 (1.46%) Jetty
8 2 (1.46%) Confluence
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.46%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.79%) HTTP
2 6 (4.38%) LDAP
3 4 (2.92%) Internet
4 3 (2.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.73%) SSL
5 1 (0.73%) FTP
5 1 (0.73%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) SSH
5 1 (0.73%) Modbus
5 1 (0.73%) Profibus
5 1 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.57%) Hazelcast
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.92%) JasperReports
6 4 (2.92%) MySQL
7 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.19%) Big Data
7 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.46%) TKPROF
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.46%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Maven
2 16 (11.68%) Subversion
3 11 (8.03%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.11%) JUnit
6 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.65%) Ant
7 5 (3.65%) Selenium
7 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.92%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.19%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.46%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.46%) JIRA
10 2 (1.46%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.46%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Banking
3 10 (7.30%) Publishing
4 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.11%) Front Office
6 5 (3.65%) Automotive
7 4 (2.92%) Marketing
8 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.19%) French Language
9 2 (1.46%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.73%) Retail
10 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 76 (55.47%) Developer
2 33 (24.09%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Architect
4 13 (9.49%) Designer
5 12 (8.76%) WebSphere Developer
6 10 (7.30%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 10 (7.30%) Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Author
8 7 (5.11%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) Software Architect
11 3 (2.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (100.00%) XML
2 44 (32.12%) XSLT
3 41 (29.93%) Spring
4 40 (29.20%) Web Services
5 31 (22.63%) HTML
6 25 (18.25%) CSS
7 23 (16.79%) Hibernate
8 21 (15.33%) JMS
8 21 (15.33%) JSON
9 17 (12.41%) jQuery
10 12 (8.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 11 (8.03%) Servlets
11 11 (8.03%) SOAP
11 11 (8.03%) .NET
12 10 (7.30%) J2EE
12 10 (7.30%) XSD
12 10 (7.30%) FpML
13 9 (6.57%) JSF
13 9 (6.57%) J2SE
13 9 (6.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.11%) Credit Derivative
2 7 (5.11%) Derivative
3 5 (3.65%) GIS
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.65%) Open Source
4 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.19%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) W3C
6 1 (0.73%) MPEG
6 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.73%) Equities
6 1 (0.73%) SCORM
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) IPTV
6 1 (0.73%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.06%) Windows
1 22 (16.06%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) Android
3 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.65%) UNIX
5 4 (2.92%) CentOS
6 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.79%) Scrum
3 16 (11.68%) UML
4 15 (10.95%) Data Modelling
5 14 (10.22%) TDD
6 12 (8.76%) SOA
7 11 (8.03%) ETL
7 11 (8.03%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.30%) Integration Testing
8 10 (7.30%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.57%) Migration
9 9 (6.57%) MVC
9 9 (6.57%) EAI
10 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.11%) Workflow
11 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.11%) OO
11 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.11%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.38%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.45%) Java
2 32 (23.36%) SQL
3 27 (19.71%) XPath
4 24 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.57%) C#
6 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.38%) C++
7 6 (4.38%) XQuery
8 4 (2.92%) Scala
8 4 (2.92%) C
8 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.92%) Python
9 3 (2.19%) PHP
9 3 (2.19%) VBA
10 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.73%) VB
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
11 1 (0.73%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.65%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Degree
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Oracle
2 22 (16.06%) IBM
3 16 (11.68%) Red Hat
3 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.30%) SAP
5 5 (3.65%) Informatica
5 5 (3.65%) Thunderhead
6 3 (2.19%) Remedy
6 3 (2.19%) Sybase
6 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.46%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.46%) GUPTA
7 2 (1.46%) JBoss
8 1 (0.73%) Sun
8 1 (0.73%) BMC
8 1 (0.73%) HP
8 1 (0.73%) Citrix
8 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.73%) Google
8 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
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