The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 155 186
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.086% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.26% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £600 £600 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +71.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1153 1138 1628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.00% 32.77% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 968 1276
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -19.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the City of London

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Visualforce
3 4 (66.67%) Apex Code
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) XML Parsing
4 3 (50.00%) Service Design
4 3 (50.00%) SOQL
4 3 (50.00%) SOSL
4 3 (50.00%) API Development
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Tableau
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) ERD
4 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping

XML Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Mule
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) OLTP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Salesforce Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Solution Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) Visualforce
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) GWT
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Struts
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) XSD
6 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) XML Parsing
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) API Development
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) EAI
2 3 (50.00%) ERD
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Service Design
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Apex Code
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SOQL
3 3 (50.00%) SOSL
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (50.00%) Tableau
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) WorldPay