The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema
Rank 116 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% - 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
598 546 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 27.42% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 316 288
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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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
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 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (93.75%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) BMC
3 8 (50.00%) Remedy
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) XSL
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (50.00%) SOA
3 8 (50.00%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) ITSM
3 8 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (50.00%) SaaS
3 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (43.75%) Workflow
4 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) IBM
4 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (37.50%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (93.75%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) XSL
4 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) SOA
1 8 (50.00%) Service Management
1 8 (50.00%) ITSM
2 7 (43.75%) Workflow
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) BMC
1 8 (50.00%) Remedy
1 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) SAP