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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 532 509 480
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 72 78 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 71
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 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 -39 52 £375 -6.25% 23
London +3 19 £388 -8.82% 7
North West +1 13 £325 -40.90% 4
Manchester -4 12 £319 -15.00% 4
Salford - 8 £313 - 1
City of London +24 7 £350 -22.22%
Scotland -14 6 £375 +4.09% 2
South East -22 6 £248 -38.12% 8
Surrey - 5 £248 - 3
South West -29 3 £350 -26.31% 2
East of England -23 2 £450 -10.00%
Glasgow - 2 £363 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Newbury - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 134 (100.00%) XML
2 68 (50.75%) Java
3 48 (35.82%) XSLT
4 42 (31.34%) Spring
5 41 (30.60%) Web Services
6 31 (23.13%) XPath
6 31 (23.13%) HTML
7 29 (21.64%) SQL
7 29 (21.64%) HTTP
8 27 (20.15%) WebSphere
9 26 (19.40%) Tomcat
10 25 (18.66%) JMS
10 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
11 24 (17.91%) Windows
12 23 (17.16%) Linux
12 23 (17.16%) Oracle
12 23 (17.16%) IBM
12 23 (17.16%) Scrum
12 23 (17.16%) Maven
12 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
13 22 (16.42%) Hibernate
13 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
14 21 (15.67%) CSS
14 21 (15.67%) JSON
15 20 (14.93%) Red Hat
16 19 (14.18%) Finance
17 18 (13.43%) UML
18 16 (11.94%) Banking
19 15 (11.19%) Servlets

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (20.15%) WebSphere
2 26 (19.40%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.46%) Apache
4 7 (5.22%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.48%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.99%) Liferay
8 3 (2.24%) CMS
9 2 (1.49%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.49%) Jetty
9 2 (1.49%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.49%) Confluence
9 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.75%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.64%) HTTP
2 4 (2.99%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) LDAP
3 3 (2.24%) SMS
4 1 (0.75%) FTP
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) SSH
4 1 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.75%) Modbus
4 1 (0.75%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.21%) Hazelcast
4 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.99%) JasperReports
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.99%) MySQL
6 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.49%) OLTP
8 2 (1.49%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Maven
2 14 (10.45%) Subversion
3 7 (5.22%) JUnit
3 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.99%) FitNesse
5 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.24%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.49%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.49%) JIRA
7 2 (1.49%) Selenium
7 2 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.49%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.49%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 19 (14.18%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Banking
3 10 (7.46%) Publishing
4 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.22%) Front Office
6 5 (3.73%) Automotive
7 4 (2.99%) Marketing
8 3 (2.24%) French Language
9 2 (1.49%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.75%) Retail
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 78 (58.21%) Developer
2 37 (27.61%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.19%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) Designer
5 12 (8.96%) WebSphere Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Author
8 8 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.24%) Software Architect
12 3 (2.24%) Consultant
12 3 (2.24%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (100.00%) XML
2 48 (35.82%) XSLT
3 42 (31.34%) Spring
4 41 (30.60%) Web Services
5 31 (23.13%) HTML
6 25 (18.66%) JMS
7 22 (16.42%) Hibernate
8 21 (15.67%) JSON
8 21 (15.67%) CSS
9 15 (11.19%) Servlets
10 13 (9.70%) SOAP
10 13 (9.70%) Grails
11 12 (8.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 12 (8.96%) jQuery
12 11 (8.21%) J2EE
12 11 (8.21%) J2SE
13 10 (7.46%) FpML
13 10 (7.46%) XSD
13 10 (7.46%) DOM
14 9 (6.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Derivative
2 7 (5.22%) Credit Derivative
3 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) GIS
4 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.73%) Open Source
5 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.49%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.49%) W3C
6 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.91%) Windows
2 23 (17.16%) Linux
3 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (9.70%) Android
5 4 (2.99%) CentOS
6 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.49%) UNIX
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.16%) Scrum
3 18 (13.43%) UML
4 14 (10.45%) Data Modelling
5 13 (9.70%) SOA
5 13 (9.70%) TDD
5 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.96%) ETL
7 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.46%) Integration Testing
9 9 (6.72%) Migration
9 9 (6.72%) MVC
9 9 (6.72%) EAI
10 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.22%) OO
10 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.22%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.48%) RUP
11 6 (4.48%) OOD
11 6 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) Java
2 31 (23.13%) XPath
3 29 (21.64%) SQL
4 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.22%) C#
6 6 (4.48%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.48%) XQuery
7 4 (2.99%) Scala
7 4 (2.99%) C++
7 4 (2.99%) Python
8 3 (2.24%) PHP
8 3 (2.24%) VBA
9 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.49%) C
9 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.75%) PHP5
10 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) Degree
5 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Oracle
1 23 (17.16%) IBM
2 20 (14.93%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.46%) SAP
5 6 (4.48%) Informatica
6 5 (3.73%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.49%) GUPTA
7 2 (1.49%) Perforce
7 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.49%) JBoss
7 2 (1.49%) Sybase
7 2 (1.49%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
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