Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 781 750 763
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +45
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 70 91 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.100% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 50
England median daily rate £469 £420 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +11.63% +0.33%
10th Percentile £339 £281 £260
90th Percentile £575 £625 £511
UK median daily rate £475 £420 £369
% change year-on-year +13.10% +13.90% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £100.50 £11.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +742.41% - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £11.93 £21.50
% change year-on-year +742.41% -44.51% -31.76%

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 33,393 29,718 30,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.37% 32.52% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,756 21,017 21,097
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.82%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 355 358
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +1.24%
10th Percentile £16.40 £18.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.67% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -13 33 £525 - 5
North of England -6 14 £339 -19.35% 1
North East - 10 £339 -
East of England -3 9 £550 +57.14% 1
South East -27 9 £445 +9.20% 5
South West -23 5 £425 +28.79% 2
North West - 4 - - 1
XML Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 70 (100.00%) XML
2 32 (45.71%) SQL
3 30 (42.86%) Java
4 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (37.14%) Web Services
6 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 25 (35.71%) HTML
7 24 (34.29%) Oracle
8 23 (32.86%) CSS
9 22 (31.43%) J2EE
10 18 (25.71%) TDD
11 17 (24.29%) REST
11 17 (24.29%) UML
12 16 (22.86%) SOAP
12 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
12 16 (22.86%) .NET
12 16 (22.86%) Middleware
12 16 (22.86%) Spring
13 15 (21.43%) IBM
13 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
13 15 (21.43%) Scrum
14 14 (20.00%) C#
14 14 (20.00%) XSLT
14 14 (20.00%) JSON
14 14 (20.00%) Use Case
14 14 (20.00%) Oracle Database
15 13 (18.57%) PL/SQL
15 13 (18.57%) MVC
15 13 (18.57%) Data Modelling
16 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) Alfresco
2 6 (8.57%) Liferay
2 6 (8.57%) Magnolia
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.43%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.29%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.86%) Line 500
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) iPaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Azure Functions
3 3 (4.29%) Boomi
3 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.29%) Serverless
4 2 (2.86%) Apigee
4 2 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.71%) DataStage
7 3 (4.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.29%) DB2
7 3 (4.29%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (2.86%) MS Access
8 2 (2.86%) MySQL
8 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.86%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Maven
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) JUnit
3 5 (7.14%) Mockito
3 5 (7.14%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (5.71%) MSTest
4 4 (5.71%) NUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.71%) Toad
4 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Electronics
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.14%) XML Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Data Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Designer
5 4 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) XML Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.29%) CMS Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Integration Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (37.14%) Web Services
3 25 (35.71%) HTML
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
5 22 (31.43%) J2EE
6 17 (24.29%) REST
7 16 (22.86%) .NET
7 16 (22.86%) Middleware
7 16 (22.86%) SOAP
7 16 (22.86%) Spring
8 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 14 (20.00%) JSON
9 14 (20.00%) XSLT
10 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
10 11 (15.71%) HTML5
11 10 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (14.29%) CSS3
11 10 (14.29%) JSP
11 10 (14.29%) Taglibs
12 9 (12.86%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.57%) DataPower
4 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Reinsurance
4 4 (5.71%) SWIFT
4 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Unix
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) TDD
3 17 (24.29%) UML
4 15 (21.43%) Scrum
5 14 (20.00%) Use Case
6 13 (18.57%) Data Modelling
6 13 (18.57%) MVC
7 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.71%) SOA
9 10 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
9 10 (14.29%) High Availability
9 10 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
9 10 (14.29%) Service Design
9 10 (14.29%) Web Development
10 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.86%) CRM
10 9 (12.86%) Migration
11 8 (11.43%) ETL
11 8 (11.43%) RUP
11 8 (11.43%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) C#
5 13 (18.57%) PL/SQL
6 12 (17.14%) XPath
7 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.29%) ABAP
8 3 (4.29%) Groovy
9 2 (2.86%) C
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) Korn
9 2 (2.86%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.86%) VBA
10 1 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PMO
2 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 20022
3 2 (2.86%) SEPA
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP ALM
2 3 (4.29%) MOM
2 3 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 15 (21.43%) IBM
3 9 (12.86%) SAP
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.71%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) Dell
6 3 (4.29%) Remedy
7 2 (2.86%) Informatica
7 2 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.86%) Sage
7 2 (2.86%) Talend
8 1 (1.43%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) hybris
8 1 (1.43%) Perforce