Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 245 252 228
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 -10
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.074% 0.056% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.15% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
City of London median daily rate £575 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 -
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -
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 2,633 2,710 2,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.86% 38.08% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,186 2,317 1,882
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% +2.63%
10th Percentile £410 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -60.37% +44.65%
10th Percentile £14.90 £21.15 £51.62
90th Percentile £84.50 £52.10 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £54.25
% change year-on-year +25.58% -60.37% +44.65%

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) X.509
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Lucene
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Swagger
2 3 (60.00%) JSON Schema

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 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) Bigtable
1 3 (60.00%) Blockchain
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) JSON Schema
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Lucene
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (60.00%) Swagger
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) HATEOAS
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) API Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM