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 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 567 566
Rank change year-on-year +36 -1  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 52 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +5.33% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £39.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 - £19.46

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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13914 14379 14025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.19% 29.08% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9669 10238 9552
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 179 197
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
London +15 20 £475 +8.57% 2
East of England +6 11 £288 -28.12% 2
South East +15 10 £475 -2.06% 5
South West 0 6 £335 +1.51%
West Midlands +24 2 £381 +100.65%
North West - 2 £353 - 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £420 +13.89%
XML Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 120 (100.00%) XML
2 79 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (49.17%) Oracle
4 58 (48.33%) Java
5 46 (38.33%) SQL
6 45 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 44 (36.67%) HTML
8 40 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 38 (31.67%) Web Services
9 38 (31.67%) ETL
9 38 (31.67%) Scrum
10 36 (30.00%) CSS
11 35 (29.17%) SOAP
12 33 (27.50%) JSON
13 32 (26.67%) J2EE
14 31 (25.83%) JIRA
14 31 (25.83%) Banking
15 29 (24.17%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (24.17%) REST
16 28 (23.33%) TDD
17 27 (22.50%) Data Modelling
17 27 (22.50%) OO
18 26 (21.67%) UML
18 26 (21.67%) XSLT
18 26 (21.67%) Spring
18 26 (21.67%) HTML5
18 26 (21.67%) Test Automation
19 25 (20.83%) Finance
19 25 (20.83%) jQuery
20 24 (20.00%) Linux

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 15 (12.50%) Apache
1 15 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 12 (10.00%) Confluence
2 12 (10.00%) JBoss
3 8 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.17%) Mule
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.83%) Jetty
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 11 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 6 (5.00%) Force.com
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.17%) GitHub
6 4 (3.33%) IaaS
6 4 (3.33%) PaaS
7 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) HTTP
2 10 (8.33%) Internet
3 6 (5.00%) LDAP
4 4 (3.33%) DNS
4 4 (3.33%) X.509
5 3 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.67%) SSL
6 2 (1.67%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.83%) FTP
7 1 (0.83%) Skype
7 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 19 (15.83%) NoSQL
3 19 (15.83%) Oracle Database
4 15 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 12 (10.00%) DB2
6 11 (9.17%) DataStage
6 11 (9.17%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.50%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (5.00%) Big Data
9 6 (5.00%) MySQL
9 6 (5.00%) QlikView
10 4 (3.33%) GIS
10 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.50%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 40 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (25.83%) JIRA
3 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
4 22 (18.33%) Subversion
5 21 (17.50%) Maven
6 19 (15.83%) Talend Open Studio
7 17 (14.17%) Eclipse
7 17 (14.17%) PowerDesigner
8 16 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
9 14 (11.67%) Selenium
10 12 (10.00%) ERwin
11 10 (8.33%) Hudson
11 10 (8.33%) WebDriver
12 8 (6.67%) JUnit
12 8 (6.67%) PVCS
13 7 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (5.83%) IntelliJ
13 7 (5.83%) Mercurial
13 7 (5.83%) Mockito
13 7 (5.83%) WebStorm
General
1 31 (25.83%) Banking
2 25 (20.83%) Finance
3 13 (10.83%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.17%) Back Office
5 5 (4.17%) Retail
6 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (50.83%) Developer
2 40 (33.33%) Architect
3 29 (24.17%) Java Developer
4 22 (18.33%) Analyst
5 16 (13.33%) Salesforce Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
6 12 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 11 (9.17%) Data Analyst
7 11 (9.17%) Integration Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.83%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Digital Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Integration Architect
11 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (100.00%) XML
2 44 (36.67%) HTML
3 38 (31.67%) Web Services
4 36 (30.00%) CSS
5 35 (29.17%) SOAP
6 33 (27.50%) JSON
7 32 (26.67%) J2EE
8 29 (24.17%) REST
9 26 (21.67%) HTML5
9 26 (21.67%) Spring
9 26 (21.67%) XSLT
10 25 (20.83%) jQuery
11 23 (19.17%) Visualforce
12 21 (17.50%) Hibernate
13 20 (16.67%) JSP
13 20 (16.67%) XSD
14 19 (15.83%) RESTful
15 18 (15.00%) .NET
15 18 (15.00%) Middleware
16 17 (14.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 8 (6.67%) Animation
2 8 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.00%) User Experience
5 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.67%) APACS
8 2 (1.67%) Wiki
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.83%) DataPower
9 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (11.67%) Windows
3 6 (5.00%) VME
4 2 (1.67%) Solaris
4 2 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) HPUX
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.67%) ETL
2 38 (31.67%) Scrum
3 29 (24.17%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (23.33%) TDD
5 27 (22.50%) Data Modelling
5 27 (22.50%) OO
6 26 (21.67%) Test Automation
6 26 (21.67%) UML
7 22 (18.33%) DevOps
8 20 (16.67%) MVC
9 19 (15.83%) Data Analysis
9 19 (15.83%) SOA
10 18 (15.00%) Data Migration
10 18 (15.00%) Migration
11 14 (11.67%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.67%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (10.83%) Web Development
12 13 (10.83%) XML Parsing
13 12 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.33%) Java
2 46 (38.33%) SQL
3 45 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.17%) Apex Code
5 16 (13.33%) SOQL
6 12 (10.00%) Scala
7 11 (9.17%) Groovy
8 10 (8.33%) C#
9 6 (5.00%) SOSL
10 5 (4.17%) ES6
10 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.17%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.17%) XPath
11 4 (3.33%) C++
11 4 (3.33%) F#
11 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.33%) Python
11 4 (3.33%) Ruby
12 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Degree
1 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.50%) PMP
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) ISO 20022
2 10 (8.33%) QA
3 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.67%) SEPA
5 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.50%) Docker
3 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) MOM
2 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (49.17%) Oracle
2 23 (19.17%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (15.83%) Talend
4 18 (15.00%) Informatica
5 7 (5.83%) IBM
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.00%) Tableau
7 5 (4.17%) Fujitsu
7 5 (4.17%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.33%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.33%) ESRI
8 4 (3.33%) webMethods
9 3 (2.50%) Pega
9 3 (2.50%) Siebel
10 2 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.83%) CA
11 1 (0.83%) FNZ
11 1 (0.83%) McAfee
11 1 (0.83%) Sun
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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