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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema
Rank 528 511 453
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -58
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 85 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.53% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 64
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£380 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.73 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -
UK excluding London average 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
14925 14611 12668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.71% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9832 9673 7948
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 189 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 -9 77 £375 -11.76% 15
London +33 45 £388 -29.54% 5
City of London +5 13 £325 -25.71%
South West +3 10 £350 - 3
South East -15 9 £450 +24.13% 3
Scotland -4 8 £394 +6.41% 1
Edinburgh +4 6 £400 +6.66% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 3
Surrey +7 4 £600 +41.17% 1
West Midlands -10 4 £300 -36.84%
Exeter - 4 £388 - 1
Devon - 4 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £346 - 1
Warwickshire +2 2 £300 -
Berkshire -1 2 £431 -
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1
Bradford - 2 £375 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £336 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Somerset +8 1 £360 +2.85%
West Lothian -4 1 £375 +6.38%
Livingston -6 1 £375 +6.38%
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Glasgow -7 1 - -
East of England -9 1 - -
Oxfordshire -21 1 £385 +28.33% 1
North West - 1 £350 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 166 (100.00%) XML
2 84 (50.60%) Java
3 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (36.75%) TDD
4 61 (36.75%) SQL
5 57 (34.34%) Web Services
6 55 (33.13%) HTML
7 46 (27.71%) JavaScript
8 45 (27.11%) XSLT
8 45 (27.11%) XPath
9 41 (24.70%) Spring
10 39 (23.49%) CSS
11 38 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (21.69%) Relational Database
13 33 (19.88%) Oracle
14 31 (18.67%) Hibernate
14 31 (18.67%) Finance
15 29 (17.47%) JDBC
16 28 (16.87%) .NET
16 28 (16.87%) Unit Testing
17 27 (16.27%) Linux
17 27 (16.27%) Scrum
17 27 (16.27%) JSON
18 25 (15.06%) UML
19 23 (13.86%) UNIX
19 23 (13.86%) JUnit
19 23 (13.86%) C#
19 23 (13.86%) Maven
19 23 (13.86%) SDLC
20 22 (13.25%) REST

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (10.84%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.04%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.63%) Apache
4 10 (6.02%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.01%) CMS
6 5 (3.01%) JBoss
6 5 (3.01%) Documentum
6 5 (3.01%) Jetty
6 5 (3.01%) Liferay
6 5 (3.01%) Confluence
6 5 (3.01%) Node.js
7 4 (2.41%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.41%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.81%) IIS
8 3 (1.81%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.20%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Office
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.81%) Summit
4 2 (1.20%) Exstream
5 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) HTTP
2 7 (4.22%) Internet
3 4 (2.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.69%) Relational Database
2 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.84%) Oracle Database
4 14 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.82%) OLTP
5 8 (4.82%) DB2
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.61%) Big Data
8 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (13.86%) JUnit
1 23 (13.86%) Maven
2 20 (12.05%) Subversion
3 18 (10.84%) FitNesse
4 16 (9.64%) Jenkins
5 14 (8.43%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.23%) Ant
7 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.82%) jMock
8 8 (4.82%) Mockito
8 8 (4.82%) Selenium
9 7 (4.22%) JIRA
10 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.01%) NUnit
11 5 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.41%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.41%) Hudson
13 3 (1.81%) XMLSpy
14 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (18.67%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Banking
3 18 (10.84%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Front Office
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (65.66%) Developer
2 49 (29.52%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.25%) Architect
4 16 (9.64%) Analyst
5 11 (6.63%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.42%) Designer
7 7 (4.22%) iOS Developer
7 7 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.22%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (4.22%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.61%) Data Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.01%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.01%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 4 (2.41%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 4 (2.41%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (100.00%) XML
2 57 (34.34%) Web Services
3 55 (33.13%) HTML
4 45 (27.11%) XSLT
5 41 (24.70%) Spring
6 39 (23.49%) CSS
7 31 (18.67%) Hibernate
8 29 (17.47%) JDBC
9 28 (16.87%) .NET
10 27 (16.27%) JSON
11 22 (13.25%) REST
11 22 (13.25%) XSD
12 21 (12.65%) XSL
13 19 (11.45%) SOAP
14 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET
15 16 (9.64%) J2EE
16 15 (9.04%) jQuery
16 15 (9.04%) iBATIS
17 14 (8.43%) JSP
17 14 (8.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.63%) W3C
2 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.82%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.22%) User Experience
6 4 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.41%) Replication
7 3 (1.81%) NHS
7 3 (1.81%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) iPhone
8 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.20%) GIS
9 1 (0.60%) APACS
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Linux
2 23 (13.86%) UNIX
3 10 (6.02%) Windows
4 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.81%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) zOS
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.75%) TDD
3 38 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (16.87%) Unit Testing
5 27 (16.27%) Scrum
6 25 (15.06%) UML
7 23 (13.86%) SDLC
8 21 (12.65%) OOP
9 20 (12.05%) SOA
10 17 (10.24%) RUP
11 15 (9.04%) MVC
11 15 (9.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (8.43%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.43%) Pair Programming
12 14 (8.43%) OO
13 13 (7.83%) Data Modelling
13 13 (7.83%) Migration
14 12 (7.23%) Business Analysis
14 12 (7.23%) Multithreading
14 12 (7.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.60%) Java
2 61 (36.75%) SQL
3 46 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 45 (27.11%) XPath
5 23 (13.86%) C#
6 18 (10.84%) XQuery
7 10 (6.02%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.42%) C++
9 8 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.82%) Scala
10 6 (3.61%) Perl
11 5 (3.01%) Python
12 4 (2.41%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.81%) Tcl
13 3 (1.81%) R
14 2 (1.20%) C
14 2 (1.20%) NATURAL
14 2 (1.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.81%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) QA
2 4 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.81%) HL7
3 3 (1.81%) DICOM
3 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.81%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) yum
1 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.41%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (19.88%) Oracle
2 12 (7.23%) SAP
3 8 (4.82%) IBM
3 8 (4.82%) Sybase
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.01%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.41%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.41%) Ektron
5 4 (2.41%) HP
6 3 (1.81%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.20%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.20%) EMC
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.60%) Sun
8 1 (0.60%) BMC
8 1 (0.60%) Remedy
8 1 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.60%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
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