Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 237 240
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +34
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.19% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.51% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
City of London median daily rate £638 £513 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.39% +17.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £551 £467 £376
90th Percentile £669 £594 £489
Central London median daily rate £638 £513 £438
% change year-on-year +24.39% +17.14% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £100.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £100.50 - -

XML Schema is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,835 2,572 2,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.56% 37.88% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,349 2,098 2,008
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.42 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -43.95% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.14 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £28.24 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
% change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XML Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) DOM
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SAX
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Alteryx
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica