Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 760 810
Rank change year-on-year +5 +50 -62
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 94 116 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 40
England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £265 £275
90th Percentile £623 £520 £530
UK median daily rate £420 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +9.16% +2.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK median hourly rate £11.93 £21.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -44.51% -34.85% -17.50%

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 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 30485 29636 30170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.41% 30.67% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21696 20704 20910
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 342 509
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.56 £14.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -43 41 £525 +27.27% 3
South East +13 24 £395 +8.97% 3
East of England -3 19 £388 - 1
South West +12 6 £330 +1.54%
North of England +51 2 - - 1
West Midlands +22 2 £375 -
Midlands +12 2 £375 -9.09%
North West - 2 - - 1
XML Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 94 (100.00%) XML
2 52 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (44.68%) Java
4 41 (43.62%) SQL
5 40 (42.55%) Scrum
6 35 (37.23%) JSON
7 33 (35.11%) Web Services
8 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
9 30 (31.91%) Oracle
10 29 (30.85%) REST
11 26 (27.66%) HTML
11 26 (27.66%) SOAP
12 24 (25.53%) CSS
12 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
13 20 (21.28%) Data Analysis
13 20 (21.28%) Subversion
14 19 (20.21%) .NET
14 19 (20.21%) Internet
15 18 (19.15%) XSD
15 18 (19.15%) ETL
15 18 (19.15%) Maven
15 18 (19.15%) JIRA
15 18 (19.15%) Relational Database
16 17 (18.09%) Kanban
17 16 (17.02%) Ajax
17 16 (17.02%) SOA
18 15 (15.96%) HTTP
18 15 (15.96%) OO
18 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
19 14 (14.89%) Finance

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 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.38%) Confluence
3 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.13%) Mule
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) Jetty
5 1 (1.06%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.06%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) SaaS
2 10 (10.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (10.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
5 2 (2.13%) GitHub
5 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.06%) Boomi
6 1 (1.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) Internet
2 15 (15.96%) HTTP
3 11 (11.70%) FTP
4 9 (9.57%) SMTP
4 9 (9.57%) SSL
5 5 (5.32%) LDAP
6 4 (4.26%) DNS
6 4 (4.26%) X.509
7 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.06%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.70%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.26%) DataStage
7 4 (4.26%) DB2
7 4 (4.26%) GIS
7 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (3.19%) Bigtable
9 2 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.13%) Informix
9 2 (2.13%) QualityStage
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.28%) Subversion
3 18 (19.15%) JIRA
3 18 (19.15%) Maven
4 14 (14.89%) Jenkins
5 13 (13.83%) Selenium
6 11 (11.70%) Eclipse
7 10 (10.64%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (9.57%) Hudson
8 9 (9.57%) WebDriver
9 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
10 6 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (6.38%) JUnit
10 6 (6.38%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (6.38%) Vagrant
11 5 (5.32%) Ant
11 5 (5.32%) Mercurial
12 4 (4.26%) IntelliJ
12 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (4.26%) webpack
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Publishing
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Architect
3 12 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Integration Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Salesforce Developer
6 7 (7.45%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Data Integration Developer
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Java Middleware Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Linux Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) XML
2 35 (37.23%) JSON
3 33 (35.11%) Web Services
4 29 (30.85%) REST
5 26 (27.66%) HTML
5 26 (27.66%) SOAP
6 24 (25.53%) CSS
7 19 (20.21%) .NET
8 18 (19.15%) XSD
9 16 (17.02%) Ajax
10 14 (14.89%) AngularJS
10 14 (14.89%) Spring
11 13 (13.83%) Middleware
11 13 (13.83%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (13.83%) XSL
12 11 (11.70%) Visualforce
12 11 (11.70%) XHTML
13 10 (10.64%) RESTful
14 9 (9.57%) cXML
14 9 (9.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.57%) DataPower
3 8 (8.51%) CMDB
4 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.19%) Derivative
7 3 (3.19%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (3.19%) Reference Data
7 3 (3.19%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.06%) APACS
9 1 (1.06%) Clustering
9 1 (1.06%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.06%) Fintech
9 1 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.55%) Scrum
3 20 (21.28%) Data Analysis
4 18 (19.15%) ETL
5 17 (18.09%) Kanban
6 16 (17.02%) SOA
7 15 (15.96%) OO
8 14 (14.89%) ITIL
9 13 (13.83%) EAI
9 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.83%) UML
10 12 (12.77%) MVC
10 12 (12.77%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (11.70%) API Development
11 11 (11.70%) DevOps
11 11 (11.70%) High Availability
11 11 (11.70%) ITIL V3
12 10 (10.64%) TDD
13 9 (9.57%) Data Integration
13 9 (9.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) Java
2 41 (43.62%) SQL
3 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.77%) C#
5 11 (11.70%) Apex Code
6 10 (10.64%) SOQL
7 9 (9.57%) ActionScript
7 9 (9.57%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (9.57%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (7.45%) XPath
9 6 (6.38%) Python
10 5 (5.32%) ES6
10 5 (5.32%) Scala
10 5 (5.32%) TypeScript
11 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.26%) F#
11 4 (4.26%) Perl
11 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) RosettaNet
2 5 (5.32%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.26%) QA
4 3 (3.19%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.06%) MiFID
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Oracle
2 13 (13.83%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (11.70%) ServiceNow
3 11 (11.70%) webMethods
4 9 (9.57%) IBM
5 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.26%) ESRI
7 3 (3.19%) Informatica
8 2 (2.13%) Talend
8 2 (2.13%) Teradata
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix
9 1 (1.06%) FNZ
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) TIBCO