Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 17 August 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 705 792
Rank change year-on-year -49 +87 -34
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 98 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 54
England median daily rate £519 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% +11.92% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £233
90th Percentile £644 £638 £523
UK median daily rate £525 £438 £380
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.21% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £11.93 -
UK median hourly rate - £11.93 -

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,848 28,830 29,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.90% 32.67% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,424 19,970 21,055
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 372 354
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £16.33 £16.03 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% +11.11% -2.76%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XML Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XML Schema in England

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in England

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in England

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in England

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 45 £538 +2.38%
East of England -10 27 £550 +83.33%
North of England +1 20 £420 +15.07%
North West -2 10 £475 +34.75%
North East - 10 £339 -
South East -25 3 £400 -4.76% 2
Midlands -5 2 £550 +44.26% 1
West Midlands -18 2 £550 +44.26%
South West -17 1 £475 +21.02% 2
XML Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 England region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 98 (100.00%) XML
2 57 (58.16%) SQL
3 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (34.69%) HTML
4 34 (34.69%) Java
5 33 (33.67%) Web Services
6 32 (32.65%) Oracle
7 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
7 31 (31.63%) CSS
7 31 (31.63%) ETL
8 28 (28.57%) TDD
9 25 (25.51%) MVC
9 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
9 25 (25.51%) REST
10 22 (22.45%) Scrum
10 22 (22.45%) JSON
11 21 (21.43%) Data Modelling
12 20 (20.41%) C#
12 20 (20.41%) Spring
12 20 (20.41%) Data Quality
13 19 (19.39%) SDLC
13 19 (19.39%) Data Mapping
13 19 (19.39%) .NET
14 18 (18.37%) SOAP
14 18 (18.37%) DataStage
14 18 (18.37%) Data Integration
14 18 (18.37%) HTML5
15 17 (17.35%) Middleware
16 16 (16.33%) IBM
16 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET

XML Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (7.14%) CMS
1 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) Alfresco
2 6 (6.12%) Liferay
2 6 (6.12%) Magnolia
3 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Line 500
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.08%) iPaaS
4 4 (4.08%) Serverless
5 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.06%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.04%) Boomi
6 2 (2.04%) SaaS
6 2 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) FTP
2 9 (9.18%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) X.509
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.37%) DataStage
3 15 (15.31%) DB2
4 14 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (13.27%) Informix
5 13 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (12.24%) QualityStage
6 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (10.20%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
7 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (6.12%) MySQL
8 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.08%) Power BI
10 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (3.06%) Bigtable
10 3 (3.06%) Blockchain
10 3 (3.06%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Maven
2 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.22%) PowerDesigner
3 10 (10.20%) IntelliJ
3 10 (10.20%) JUnit
3 10 (10.20%) Mockito
4 8 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.12%) Toad
7 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (5.10%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.10%) Subversion
7 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.10%) WebStorm
8 4 (4.08%) MSTest
8 4 (4.08%) NUnit
8 4 (4.08%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.14%) Marketing
4 6 (6.12%) Electronics
4 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.10%) Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.04%) Back Office
8 2 (2.04%) Games
9 1 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (26.53%) Architect
3 13 (13.27%) Data Architect
4 12 (12.24%) ETL Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) DataStage Developer
6 10 (10.20%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Integration Developer
10 5 (5.10%) XML Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.08%) XML Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) XML
2 34 (34.69%) HTML
3 33 (33.67%) Web Services
4 31 (31.63%) CSS
5 25 (25.51%) REST
6 22 (22.45%) JSON
7 20 (20.41%) Spring
8 19 (19.39%) .NET
9 18 (18.37%) HTML5
9 18 (18.37%) SOAP
10 17 (17.35%) Middleware
11 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET
11 16 (16.33%) J2EE
12 15 (15.31%) XSLT
13 12 (12.24%) DOM
13 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
13 12 (12.24%) SAX
14 11 (11.22%) jQuery
15 10 (10.20%) .NET Framework
15 10 (10.20%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.24%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (10.20%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.12%) Reference Data
5 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.08%) NHS
6 4 (4.08%) Reinsurance
6 4 (4.08%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.08%) User Experience
7 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.04%) DataPower
8 2 (2.04%) Fintech
8 2 (2.04%) Wiki
9 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.02%) IPTV
9 1 (1.02%) MPEG
9 1 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.02%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) Unix
4 2 (2.04%) AIX
4 2 (2.04%) CentOS
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) ETL
3 28 (28.57%) TDD
4 25 (25.51%) MVC
5 22 (22.45%) Scrum
6 21 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 19 (19.39%) Data Mapping
7 19 (19.39%) SDLC
8 18 (18.37%) Data Integration
9 16 (16.33%) UML
10 15 (15.31%) SOA
11 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
12 13 (13.27%) Data Management
13 12 (12.24%) Migration
14 11 (11.22%) BDD
14 11 (11.22%) Data Migration
15 10 (10.20%) API Development
15 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.16%) SQL
2 34 (34.69%) Java
3 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.41%) C#
5 16 (16.33%) XPath
6 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.18%) Groovy
8 8 (8.16%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.12%) Scala
10 5 (5.10%) Java 8
11 3 (3.06%) Korn
11 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.04%) ABAP
12 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.04%) C
12 2 (2.04%) C++
12 2 (2.04%) Perl
12 2 (2.04%) Python
12 2 (2.04%) Ruby
12 2 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.06%) PMO
3 2 (2.04%) ISO 20022
3 2 (2.04%) SEPA
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.04%) MOM
2 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) Puppet
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (1.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Oracle
2 16 (16.33%) IBM
3 13 (13.27%) Teradata
4 10 (10.20%) Citrix
4 10 (10.20%) SAP
5 9 (9.18%) HP
6 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.14%) Informatica
8 4 (4.08%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.04%) Capita
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Google
9 2 (2.04%) OpenText
9 2 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.04%) Remedy
9 2 (2.04%) Sage
9 2 (2.04%) Talend
9 2 (2.04%) webMethods
10 1 (1.02%) Perforce