The table below looks at the statistics for XML Schema skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 104 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.73% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £503 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £408
% change year-on-year
- -7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Schema Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML Schema across the West Midlands region.

XML Schema Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML Schema across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XML Schema Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema across the West Midlands region.

XML Schema Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (36.36%) Automotive
5 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) JAX-WS
6 3 (27.27%) JPA
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Hudson
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) Java EE
6 3 (27.27%) AOP
6 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 3 (27.27%) EJB
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
6 3 (27.27%) Servlets
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Ant

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (27.27%) JAX-WS
4 3 (27.27%) JPA
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) EJB
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) Servlets
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) JAXP
4 3 (27.27%) JAXB
4 3 (27.27%) SAML
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) AOP
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle