Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 761 774 720
Rank change year-on-year +13 -54 +67
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 78 73 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 58
England median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £394 £350 £313
90th Percentile £610 £600 £604
UK median daily rate £450 £410 £438
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £100.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 - £21.50

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 31,520 29,779 28,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.52% 32.46% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,391 21,438 19,475
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 321 312
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.10 £18.00 £15.34
90th Percentile £59.50 £52.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +21 22 £531 -11.46% 8
South East -5 16 £448 +27.86% 3
South West -24 15 £425 -10.53% 3
North of England -12 12 £205 -52.74% 2
Midlands +12 11 £450 - 2
West Midlands -13 11 £450 - 2
North East - 10 £205 -
East of England -1 2 £525 +10.53%
North West -12 2 - -
XML Schema
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 78 (100.00%) XML
2 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.72%) SQL
4 35 (44.87%) .NET
5 34 (43.59%) JSON
5 34 (43.59%) REST
6 31 (39.74%) Java
7 29 (37.18%) SQL Server
8 28 (35.90%) Microservices
9 26 (33.33%) Middleware
10 25 (32.05%) C#
11 22 (28.21%) IBM
11 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (25.64%) UML
14 19 (24.36%) .NET Framework
14 19 (24.36%) Use Case
15 18 (23.08%) WSDL
15 18 (23.08%) T-SQL
15 18 (23.08%) Migration
16 17 (21.79%) HTML
16 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
16 17 (21.79%) Web Services
17 15 (19.23%) SOAP
17 15 (19.23%) Oracle
17 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
17 15 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
18 14 (17.95%) Software Architecture
18 14 (17.95%) DataPower
18 14 (17.95%) XSLT

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 11 (14.10%) NServiceBus
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (3.85%) Confluence
6 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (1.28%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.85%) Line 500
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.82%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (11.54%) PaaS
3 9 (11.54%) SaaS
4 4 (5.13%) iPaaS
5 3 (3.85%) Apigee
5 3 (3.85%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.85%) Boomi
5 3 (3.85%) Serverless
6 2 (2.56%) GitHub
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 3 (3.85%) SSL
2 3 (3.85%) X.509
3 2 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.13%) SAP HANA
9 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (3.85%) Bigtable
9 3 (3.85%) Blockchain
9 3 (3.85%) MS Access
9 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.85%) Power BI
10 1 (1.28%) DB2
10 1 (1.28%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
5 5 (6.41%) Maven
5 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.13%) MSTest
6 4 (5.13%) NUnit
7 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.85%) Toad
8 2 (2.56%) Subversion
9 1 (1.28%) Ant
9 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.28%) Selenium
9 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (14.10%) Publishing
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Designer
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Integration Developer
8 6 (7.69%) BPM Designer
9 5 (6.41%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Middleware Developer
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.13%) SAP Developer
10 4 (5.13%) SAP PI Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) XML
2 35 (44.87%) .NET
3 34 (43.59%) JSON
3 34 (43.59%) REST
4 26 (33.33%) Middleware
5 19 (24.36%) .NET Framework
6 18 (23.08%) WSDL
7 17 (21.79%) HTML
7 17 (21.79%) Web Services
8 15 (19.23%) SOAP
9 14 (17.95%) XSLT
10 13 (16.67%) CSS
10 13 (16.67%) OAuth
11 11 (14.10%) .NET Core
12 10 (12.82%) Spring
13 9 (11.54%) J2EE
13 9 (11.54%) OAuth2
14 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
14 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (10.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (17.95%) DataPower
3 8 (10.26%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) Reinsurance
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) Microservices
3 20 (25.64%) UML
4 19 (24.36%) Use Case
5 18 (23.08%) Migration
6 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
7 14 (17.95%) Defect Management
7 14 (17.95%) SOA
7 14 (17.95%) Software Architecture
7 14 (17.95%) Validation
8 13 (16.67%) BPMN
8 13 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 13 (16.67%) Sequence Diagram
8 13 (16.67%) TDD
9 12 (15.38%) API Development
10 11 (14.10%) CRM
10 11 (14.10%) Issue Tracking
10 11 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (14.10%) SDLC
11 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) SQL
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 25 (32.05%) C#
4 18 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.82%) XPath
7 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.13%) ABAP
9 3 (3.85%) Python
9 3 (3.85%) VBA
10 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.28%) VBScript
11 1 (1.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PMO
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Docker
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) HP ALM
2 5 (6.41%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.13%) MOM
4 1 (1.28%) Control-M
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) IBM
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) HP
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.41%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.13%) Remedy
6 4 (5.13%) SAP
7 3 (3.85%) Dell
7 3 (3.85%) Sage
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Sun