The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema
England / East of England
Rank 109 120 125
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 0.48% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £503 £368 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -33.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +29.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 635 619 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.24% 25.35% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 373 428
Median daily rate £375 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 24
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the East of England

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in the East of England

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in the East of England

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +2 11 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £300 -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 20 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) J2EE
4 12 (60.00%) JSP
4 12 (60.00%) OO
4 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (55.00%) UML
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (45.00%) HTML5
7 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) JSON
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (40.00%) PVCS
8 8 (40.00%) XSLT
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Servlets
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (40.00%) DevOps
8 8 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (30.00%) Java
9 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (30.00%) VME
9 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (40.00%) PVCS
3 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 5 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 5 (25.00%) Mockito
3 5 (25.00%) WebStorm
4 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (15.00%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
1 11 (55.00%) Technical Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Digital Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JSP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (75.00%) J2EE
3 12 (60.00%) JSP
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) Servlets
5 8 (40.00%) XSLT
6 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (25.00%) JPA
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) Dojo
7 4 (20.00%) LESS
7 4 (20.00%) Sass
7 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (20.00%) Animation
3 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (60.00%) OO
3 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) UML
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) BPMN
8 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (25.00%) Information Security
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) Open Source
9 4 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Groovy
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Fujitsu