The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XML Schema skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML Schema over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML Schema
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £386
% change year-on-year -1.33% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 - £19.46

XML Schema is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 274 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.22% 29.56% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 214 180
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing XML Schema as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML Schema in Cheshire

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML Schema in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in Cheshire