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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML Schema
Rank 592 568 568
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 55 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 44
Median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +1.33%
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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 25 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 30 June 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 +2 52 £388 - 7
South East +24 21 £485 +17.57% 3
London -9 17 £438 +9.37% 4
Milton Keynes - 9 £255 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £255 -
Oxfordshire +16 7 £513 +33.11% 1
South West +3 5 £333 -5.00%
Oxford - 5 £513 - 1
East of England +23 4 £400 -
West Midlands - 3 £190 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £388 -
Hampshire +11 2 £400 -
Aldershot +7 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £369 -1.66%
West Yorkshire -10 2 £369 -1.66%
Scotland -13 2 £350 -15.15%
Cambridge - 2 £388 -
Bristol - 2 £338 -
Berkshire -2 1 £363 -15.94% 1
Leeds -2 1 £325 -13.33%
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £525 -
Luton - 1 £525 -
Solihull - 1 - -

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 100 (100.00%) XML
2 64 (64.00%) Java
3 47 (47.00%) Oracle
4 45 (45.00%) Web Services
5 44 (44.00%) SQL
6 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
8 27 (27.00%) HTML
8 27 (27.00%) XSLT
9 25 (25.00%) SOAP
9 25 (25.00%) CSS
10 24 (24.00%) SOA
10 24 (24.00%) Spring
11 21 (21.00%) Hibernate
12 20 (20.00%) Data Modelling
12 20 (20.00%) OO
12 20 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 19 (19.00%) RESTful
13 19 (19.00%) Open Source
13 19 (19.00%) .NET
13 19 (19.00%) Finance
13 19 (19.00%) JSON
14 17 (17.00%) ETL
15 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
15 16 (16.00%) Linux
15 16 (16.00%) UML
15 16 (16.00%) JPA
16 15 (15.00%) Maven
16 15 (15.00%) TDD
17 14 (14.00%) JIRA

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 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.00%) JBoss
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (9.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.00%) JCAPS
7 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.00%) IIS
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (1.00%) WMQI
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.00%) DMZ
4 2 (2.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.00%) Network Security
5 1 (1.00%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.00%) Big Data
5 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.00%) Datazen
6 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.00%) OLTP
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Maven
2 14 (14.00%) JIRA
3 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (9.00%) Log4j
6 9 (9.00%) Subversion
7 8 (8.00%) JUnit
8 7 (7.00%) Selenium
9 6 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (6.00%) Hudson
9 6 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.00%) WebDriver
10 5 (5.00%) Ant
10 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
10 5 (5.00%) Mercurial
10 5 (5.00%) Mockito
10 5 (5.00%) WebStorm
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
2 3 (3.00%) Front Office
2 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (55.00%) Developer
2 26 (26.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (24.00%) Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Applications Support
4 9 (9.00%) Integration Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Linux Developer
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) XML
2 45 (45.00%) Web Services
3 27 (27.00%) HTML
3 27 (27.00%) XSLT
4 25 (25.00%) CSS
4 25 (25.00%) SOAP
5 24 (24.00%) Spring
6 21 (21.00%) Hibernate
7 19 (19.00%) .NET
7 19 (19.00%) JSON
7 19 (19.00%) RESTful
8 16 (16.00%) JPA
9 13 (13.00%) jQuery
9 13 (13.00%) XSD
10 12 (12.00%) J2EE
11 11 (11.00%) EJB
12 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (9.00%) FpML
13 9 (9.00%) J2SE
13 9 (9.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Data Integration
2 7 (7.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) User Experience
4 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.00%) Derivative
5 3 (3.00%) Equities
5 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.00%) iPad
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) APACS
7 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.00%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Unix
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Solaris
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) SOA
3 20 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 20 (20.00%) OO
4 19 (19.00%) Open Source
5 17 (17.00%) ETL
6 16 (16.00%) UML
7 15 (15.00%) TDD
8 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.00%) Integration Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 10 (10.00%) ITIL
10 10 (10.00%) MVC
11 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.00%) Migration
12 8 (8.00%) BDD
12 8 (8.00%) Scrum
13 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (7.00%) Data Governance
13 7 (7.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.00%) Java
2 44 (44.00%) SQL
3 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.00%) C#
5 12 (12.00%) Python
6 10 (10.00%) C++
7 9 (9.00%) Scala
8 8 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (6.00%) Apex Code
10 6 (6.00%) Perl
10 6 (6.00%) SOQL
11 5 (5.00%) Groovy
11 5 (5.00%) R
12 4 (4.00%) C
13 2 (2.00%) ABAP
13 2 (2.00%) AspectJ
13 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) MCSD
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 5 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.00%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.00%) HL7
3 1 (1.00%) MiFID
3 1 (1.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Firmware
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Kibana
1 1 (1.00%) OpenSSO
1 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.00%) IBM
3 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.00%) Talend
4 6 (6.00%) Remedy
4 6 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.00%) Software AG
6 2 (2.00%) Splunk
6 2 (2.00%) Sun
6 2 (2.00%) Sybase
6 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.00%) BMC
7 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.00%) Cognos
7 1 (1.00%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Informatica
7 1 (1.00%) MapR
7 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow