The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 478 429 494
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +65
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 109 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.90% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 59
Average daily rate £356 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £555 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Schema within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XML Schema Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 90 £375 -11.76% 20
London -28 29 £463 +8.82% 8
South West +3 27 £340 +17.24%
West Midlands -3 13 £375 - 1
Scotland -12 13 £330 -6.38% 1
East of England -24 10 £450 -18.18% 4
South East -35 10 £325 -23.52% 7
City of London -13 9 £475 +4.10% 3
Glasgow +7 4 £315 -6.66%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £475 +5.55% 2
Berkshire -9 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 4
Birmingham - 3 £450 - 1
Reading -3 2 - -
Edinburgh -25 2 £330 - 1
Bath - 2 £350 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 -
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Basingstoke +13 1 - - 1
Hampshire -5 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 189 (100.00%) XML
2 109 (57.67%) Java
3 73 (38.62%) Spring
4 70 (37.04%) Oracle
5 65 (34.39%) SQL
6 59 (31.22%) Web Services
7 52 (27.51%) JavaScript
8 47 (24.87%) JUnit
9 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (23.81%) CSS
11 44 (23.28%) TDD
12 41 (21.69%) SOA
13 40 (21.16%) JDBC
14 39 (20.63%) Oracle Database
15 38 (20.11%) jQuery
15 38 (20.11%) Configuration Management
16 37 (19.58%) JMS
17 36 (19.05%) Hibernate
18 35 (18.52%) Maven
18 35 (18.52%) Eclipse
19 34 (17.99%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (16.40%) IBM
20 31 (16.40%) Subversion
21 30 (15.87%) Ant
21 30 (15.87%) XSD
21 30 (15.87%) UML
21 30 (15.87%) Jenkins
22 29 (15.34%) PL/SQL
23 28 (14.81%) Relational Database
24 27 (14.29%) iBATIS

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 17 (8.99%) IIS
3 17 (8.99%) WebSphere
4 15 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.29%) SAS
6 8 (4.23%) Apache
7 5 (2.65%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (2.65%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (2.65%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.12%) Liferay
9 3 (1.59%) Node.js
10 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.06%) CMS
10 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.06%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.59%) MS Office
2 3 (1.59%) XMetaL
3 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (8.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.12%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.12%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.47%) SaaS
2 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.17%) LDAP
2 14 (7.41%) HTTP
3 13 (6.88%) SSL
4 11 (5.82%) X.509
5 9 (4.76%) Internet
6 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.17%) DNS
8 2 (1.06%) FTP
8 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.53%) Modbus
9 1 (0.53%) Profibus
9 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.53%) Intranet
9 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.63%) Oracle Database
2 28 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.29%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.70%) MySQL
7 5 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.65%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (2.65%) DB2
7 5 (2.65%) DataStage
7 5 (2.65%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (2.12%) JasperReports
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.59%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (24.87%) JUnit
2 35 (18.52%) Maven
2 35 (18.52%) Eclipse
3 31 (16.40%) Subversion
4 30 (15.87%) Ant
4 30 (15.87%) Jenkins
5 26 (13.76%) FitNesse
6 21 (11.11%) Mockito
7 16 (8.47%) Selenium
8 12 (6.35%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.29%) Gradle
10 8 (4.23%) WebDriver
11 7 (3.70%) EasyMock
11 7 (3.70%) jMock
12 6 (3.17%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (3.17%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (1.59%) JIRA
13 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (13.76%) Finance
2 17 (8.99%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.70%) Publishing
4 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.17%) Retail
6 5 (2.65%) Front Office
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (57.14%) Developer
2 50 (26.46%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.64%) Architect
4 16 (8.47%) Analyst
4 16 (8.47%) Consultant
5 11 (5.82%) Data Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) WebSphere Developer
6 9 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 9 (4.76%) Tester
7 8 (4.23%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.23%) Administrator
8 7 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
8 7 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.17%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Author
9 6 (3.17%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 6 (3.17%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.12%) ETL Consultant
10 4 (2.12%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (100.00%) XML
2 73 (38.62%) Spring
3 59 (31.22%) Web Services
4 45 (23.81%) CSS
5 40 (21.16%) JDBC
6 38 (20.11%) jQuery
7 37 (19.58%) JMS
8 36 (19.05%) Hibernate
9 30 (15.87%) XSD
10 27 (14.29%) iBATIS
10 27 (14.29%) SOAP
11 24 (12.70%) J2EE
11 24 (12.70%) JSF
12 22 (11.64%) XSL
13 21 (11.11%) XSLT
13 21 (11.11%) HTML
14 20 (10.58%) .NET
15 17 (8.99%) JAX-WS
15 17 (8.99%) CSS3
16 14 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.35%) Open Source
3 12 (6.35%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.65%) Derivative
5 5 (2.65%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.65%) GIS
5 5 (2.65%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.12%) Semantic Web
7 3 (1.59%) Ontologies
7 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.59%) W3C
8 2 (1.06%) HACMP
8 2 (1.06%) Statistics
8 2 (1.06%) DataPower
9 1 (0.53%) Kindle
9 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.76%) Linux
2 25 (13.23%) UNIX
3 17 (8.99%) Windows
4 3 (1.59%) Solaris
5 2 (1.06%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.28%) TDD
3 41 (21.69%) SOA
4 38 (20.11%) Configuration Management
5 34 (17.99%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (15.87%) UML
7 24 (12.70%) Data Modelling
8 21 (11.11%) MVC
9 20 (10.58%) ETL
10 19 (10.05%) ITIL
11 18 (9.52%) EAI
12 16 (8.47%) Validation
13 15 (7.94%) Migration
13 15 (7.94%) Workflow
13 15 (7.94%) ITSM
14 14 (7.41%) Service Management
15 13 (6.88%) Scrum
15 13 (6.88%) E-Commerce
15 13 (6.88%) Integration Testing
16 10 (5.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 109 (57.67%) Java
2 65 (34.39%) SQL
3 52 (27.51%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.34%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.94%) XPath
6 14 (7.41%) C#
7 9 (4.76%) XQuery
8 7 (3.70%) C++
9 5 (2.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (2.65%) C
10 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.12%) VBA
11 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.59%) Python
11 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.06%) Jython
12 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.53%) Ruby
13 1 (0.53%) HQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.65%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (2.65%) Degree
4 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
6 1 (0.53%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (37.04%) Oracle
2 31 (16.40%) IBM
3 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.52%) Remedy
4 16 (8.47%) ServiceNow
4 16 (8.47%) SAP
5 12 (6.35%) HP
5 12 (6.35%) BMC
6 9 (4.76%) Green Hat
6 9 (4.76%) Informatica
7 6 (3.17%) webMethods
7 6 (3.17%) Talend
8 5 (2.65%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.12%) Sun
10 3 (1.59%) Sybase
11 2 (1.06%) Perforce
11 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.06%) JBoss
12 1 (0.53%) Cognos
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe
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