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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 559 552 498
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -54
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 52 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 52
Average daily rate
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£386 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 - -

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
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 221 296
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 0 49 £385 -9.41% 10
London +10 23 £425 -10.52% 3
South West +9 12 £333 +2.30%
City of London +9 9 £388 -13.88% 1
Gloucestershire 0 7 £331 -
East of England +2 5 £358 -18.75%
Cheltenham - 5 £331 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Exeter - 4 £388 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Devon - 4 £388 -
Scotland -4 3 £413 +10.00%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £358 -24.73%
South East -21 3 £385 -19.20% 6
Hampshire +2 2 £400 -24.24%
Edinburgh -6 2 £413 +10.00%
Essex -9 2 - -
North West -18 2 £475 -
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 £400 -
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Gloucester +5 1 £350 -
Somerset +4 1 £360 -
Cheshire -3 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £600 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £385 - 4
Docklands, London - 1 £585 -
Chester - 1 £350 -
Livingston - 1 - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 138 (100.00%) XML
2 59 (42.75%) SQL
3 56 (40.58%) Web Services
4 55 (39.86%) Java
5 50 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (32.61%) XPath
7 42 (30.43%) HTML
8 38 (27.54%) TDD
9 36 (26.09%) Finance
10 34 (24.64%) XSLT
11 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
11 33 (23.91%) .NET
12 30 (21.74%) C#
13 27 (19.57%) JSON
13 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
14 26 (18.84%) SOA
15 25 (18.12%) XSD
15 25 (18.12%) Spring
15 25 (18.12%) Scrum
16 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
16 24 (17.39%) CSS
16 24 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (16.67%) REST
17 23 (16.67%) Oracle
17 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 23 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 22 (15.94%) Hibernate
18 22 (15.94%) Banking
18 22 (15.94%) UML
19 20 (14.49%) XSL

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (12.32%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.80%) Apache
3 8 (5.80%) Node.js
4 7 (5.07%) CMS
5 6 (4.35%) IIS
6 5 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.90%) Documentum
7 4 (2.90%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.90%) Liferay
7 4 (2.90%) Confluence
8 3 (2.17%) Jetty
9 2 (1.45%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.45%) CICS
9 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.45%) Exstream Dialogue
9 2 (1.45%) WMQI
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Office
1 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.17%) Summit
4 2 (1.45%) Exstream
5 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) HTTP
2 7 (5.07%) Internet
3 3 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.17%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.42%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.07%) OLTP
6 7 (5.07%) DB2
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.90%) TKPROF
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.45%) SQLite
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Subversion
2 14 (10.14%) Maven
2 14 (10.14%) FitNesse
2 14 (10.14%) JUnit
3 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.25%) Ant
6 10 (7.25%) Selenium
7 9 (6.52%) JIRA
8 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.35%) NUnit
9 6 (4.35%) jMock
9 6 (4.35%) Mockito
9 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.90%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.90%) XMLSpy
10 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.45%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (26.09%) Finance
2 22 (15.94%) Banking
3 18 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.80%) Law
5 5 (3.62%) Legal
6 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 81 (58.70%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.22%) Architect
4 14 (10.14%) Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Designer
6 9 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 5 (3.62%) iOS Developer
11 4 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Tester
11 4 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (100.00%) XML
2 56 (40.58%) Web Services
3 42 (30.43%) HTML
4 34 (24.64%) XSLT
5 33 (23.91%) .NET
6 27 (19.57%) JSON
7 25 (18.12%) Spring
7 25 (18.12%) XSD
8 24 (17.39%) CSS
9 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 23 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 23 (16.67%) REST
10 22 (15.94%) Hibernate
11 20 (14.49%) XSL
12 19 (13.77%) JDBC
12 19 (13.77%) jQuery
13 17 (12.32%) SOAP
14 15 (10.87%) ADO.NET
15 14 (10.14%) WSDL
16 12 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) W3C
3 9 (6.52%) User Experience
4 8 (5.80%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) Replication
6 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.17%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.45%) PKI
8 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.45%) iPhone
8 2 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.45%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) GIS
9 1 (0.72%) APACS
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) UNIX
3 8 (5.80%) Windows
4 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.72%) zOS
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.54%) TDD
3 26 (18.84%) SOA
4 25 (18.12%) Scrum
5 24 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (15.94%) UML
7 16 (11.59%) Unit Testing
7 16 (11.59%) SDLC
8 15 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (10.87%) RUP
8 15 (10.87%) MVC
9 14 (10.14%) Business Analysis
10 12 (8.70%) Migration
10 12 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 12 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
11 11 (7.97%) BDD
12 10 (7.25%) User Stories
13 9 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
13 9 (6.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.75%) SQL
2 55 (39.86%) Java
3 45 (32.61%) XPath
4 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 30 (21.74%) C#
6 12 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.25%) C++
7 10 (7.25%) XQuery
8 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.35%) VB6
8 6 (4.35%) VB
9 5 (3.62%) Perl
10 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.90%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.17%) Python
11 3 (2.17%) C
12 2 (1.45%) NATURAL
12 2 (1.45%) JCL
12 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.87%) QA
2 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.72%) HL7
4 1 (0.72%) DICOM
4 1 (0.72%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (2.90%) Data Guard
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (2.17%) yum
2 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Oracle
2 11 (7.97%) SAP
3 9 (6.52%) Sybase
4 7 (5.07%) IBM
4 7 (5.07%) Ektron
5 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.90%) HP
6 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.17%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.45%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.45%) EMC
8 2 (1.45%) Adobe
8 2 (1.45%) SmartStream
9 1 (0.72%) BMC
9 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.72%) webMethods
9 1 (0.72%) Remedy
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