Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 245 281
Rank change year-on-year +19 +36 +14
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 14 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.072% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.21% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 15
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -18.92%
10th Percentile £430 £404 £313
90th Percentile £625 £645 £533
London median daily rate £525 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.13% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £60.00
London median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 2391 2361 3404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.84% 34.21% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 2015 2725
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £355 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
London median daily rate £494 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.43% -17.46% -24.30%
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.69 £11.05
90th Percentile £29.62 £35.74 £80.50
London median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.17% - -14.29%

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 20 July 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Visualforce
5 5 (35.71%) Apex Code
5 5 (35.71%) REST
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (35.71%) Struts
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) SOQL
6 4 (28.57%) API Development
6 4 (28.57%) XML Parsing
6 4 (28.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (21.43%) Service Design

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 (21.43%) Confluence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Mule
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) X.509
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) Bigtable
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Salesforce Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Salesforce Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Java Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) Struts
3 5 (35.71%) Visualforce
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) EJB
5 3 (21.43%) GWT
5 3 (21.43%) JAX-RPC
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) Servlets
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) API Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) XML Parsing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) EAI
3 3 (21.43%) ERD
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Apex Code
4 4 (28.57%) SOQL
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SOSL
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (21.43%) Tableau
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica
4 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.14%) IBM