Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 227 241
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 +34
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.22% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.58% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
City of London median daily rate £638 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -2.38% +40.00%
10th Percentile £551 £430 £404
90th Percentile £669 £625 £645
Central London median daily rate £638 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +24.39% -2.38% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 2,774 2,416 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.06% 37.17% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,263 1,955 2,002
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £352 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £519 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +22.43% -17.46%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £56.88 £29.62 £35.74
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +22.11% -26.93%

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 July 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) OAuth2
4 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
4 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
4 4 (57.14%) OAuth
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (57.14%) Swagger
4 4 (57.14%) JSON Schema
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) WSDL
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 3 (42.86%) LDAP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (42.86%) Lucene
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) X.509
5 3 (42.86%) Identity Management

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 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (42.86%) Bigtable
2 3 (42.86%) Blockchain
2 3 (42.86%) Power BI
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) DataStage
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Integration Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) JSON Schema
3 4 (57.14%) OAuth
3 4 (57.14%) OAuth2
3 4 (57.14%) Swagger
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) Lucene
4 3 (42.86%) WSDL
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SAX
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DataPower
3 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (42.86%) API Design
3 3 (42.86%) API Development
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) XPath
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft