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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema
Rank 610 564 520
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -44
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 46 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 51
Median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.90% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.73 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.22%

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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -50 41 £406 +8.33% 10
South East +11 20 £485 +7.77% 6
London -47 9 £425 +9.67% 1
Oxfordshire +16 7 £513 +33.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £255 -43.33%
Milton Keynes - 5 £255 -
Oxford - 5 £513 -
Yorkshire +11 4 £369 -1.66%
West Yorkshire +1 4 £369 -1.66%
Berkshire -5 4 £400 -7.24% 2
Reading - 4 £400 -
Leeds -2 3 £325 -13.33%
South West -14 3 £328 -6.42% 1
East of England +10 2 £450 - 1
Aldershot +5 2 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire -5 2 £400 +6.66%
Edinburgh -6 2 - -
West Midlands -8 2 £190 -36.66%
Scotland -23 2 - -
City of London +26 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £375 -
North West -3 1 - -
Cheshire -8 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Luton - 1 £525 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £525 -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 102 (100.00%) XML
2 59 (57.84%) Java
3 49 (48.04%) Oracle
4 47 (46.08%) Web Services
5 39 (38.24%) SQL
6 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (32.35%) SOAP
8 31 (30.39%) SOA
9 27 (26.47%) Data Modelling
10 25 (24.51%) CSS
10 25 (24.51%) .NET
10 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
10 25 (24.51%) RESTful
11 24 (23.53%) XSLT
12 23 (22.55%) HTML
12 23 (22.55%) Spring
13 21 (20.59%) Maven
14 20 (19.61%) Finance
14 20 (19.61%) Open Source
15 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
15 19 (18.63%) JIRA
15 19 (18.63%) OO
16 18 (17.65%) XSD
16 18 (17.65%) UML
16 18 (17.65%) JSON
16 18 (17.65%) Oracle Database
17 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 17 (16.67%) Hibernate
17 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 17 (16.67%) Eclipse

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 (9.80%) JBoss
1 10 (9.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.96%) JCAPS
6 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.96%) WMQI
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.98%) Confluence
7 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) Jetty
7 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.98%) Node.js
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) HTTP
3 4 (3.92%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.96%) DMZ
4 2 (1.96%) LDAP
5 1 (0.98%) Network Security
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
5 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.80%) Big Data
6 10 (9.80%) Hadoop
7 9 (8.82%) Datazen
8 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
10 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
10 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.92%) MarkLogic
11 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.94%) OLTP
12 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.96%) DB2
13 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Maven
2 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.63%) JIRA
3 17 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (12.75%) Subversion
5 12 (11.76%) Selenium
6 11 (10.78%) Hudson
6 11 (10.78%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (10.78%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (10.78%) WebDriver
7 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (7.84%) Ant
9 7 (6.86%) JUnit
10 5 (4.90%) Log4j
11 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.92%) Mockito
12 3 (2.94%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.94%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.94%) WebStorm
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Front Office
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Publishing
6 2 (1.96%) Games
6 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (52.94%) Developer
2 25 (24.51%) Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Integration Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Escalation Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (4.90%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) XML
2 47 (46.08%) Web Services
3 33 (32.35%) SOAP
4 25 (24.51%) .NET
4 25 (24.51%) CSS
4 25 (24.51%) RESTful
5 24 (23.53%) XSLT
6 23 (22.55%) HTML
6 23 (22.55%) Spring
7 18 (17.65%) JSON
7 18 (17.65%) XSD
8 17 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 15 (14.71%) JPA
10 12 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.76%) FpML
11 11 (10.78%) Visualforce
12 10 (9.80%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (8.82%) Apache CXF
13 9 (8.82%) OLE
13 9 (8.82%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (6.86%) Derivative
2 7 (6.86%) Equities
2 7 (6.86%) Fixed Income
2 7 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 6 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) iPad
5 2 (1.96%) Life Science
5 2 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Linux
2 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 6 (5.88%) Unix
4 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) SOA
3 27 (26.47%) Data Modelling
4 20 (19.61%) Open Source
5 19 (18.63%) OO
6 18 (17.65%) UML
7 16 (15.69%) ETL
7 16 (15.69%) Scrum
8 15 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 12 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (10.78%) Data Analysis
11 11 (10.78%) Migration
11 11 (10.78%) TDD
12 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.84%) Data Governance
15 7 (6.86%) MVC
15 7 (6.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) Java
2 39 (38.24%) SQL
3 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.73%) C#
5 11 (10.78%) Apex Code
5 11 (10.78%) SOQL
6 10 (9.80%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.82%) Python
8 8 (7.84%) Scala
9 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.88%) C++
10 6 (5.88%) R
11 5 (4.90%) C
12 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.94%) Groovy
13 3 (2.94%) Perl
13 3 (2.94%) XPath
13 3 (2.94%) XQuery
14 2 (1.96%) ABAP
14 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) MCSD
2 3 (2.94%) MCSE
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) CISSP
3 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.90%) ISO20022
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.98%) HL7
2 1 (0.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Kibana
1 1 (0.98%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.98%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 49 (48.04%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (10.78%) Talend
4 8 (7.84%) IBM
4 8 (7.84%) Remedy
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) Informatica
6 3 (2.94%) Software AG
6 3 (2.94%) Sybase
7 2 (1.96%) CA
7 2 (1.96%) Splunk
7 2 (1.96%) Sun
7 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.98%) BMC
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos
8 1 (0.98%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata