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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema
UK / England
Rank 515 572 527
Rank change year-on-year +57 -45  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 68 45 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 42
Median daily rate £525 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +29.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 13203 13782 12955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.21% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9163 9665 8511
Median daily rate £425 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 214 176
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +29 31 £588 +9.30% 2
East of England +11 17 £503 +36.73%
South East +32 13 £444 +10.93% 2
North West +30 3 £500 -
South West -1 2 £430 +14.66%
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
XML Schema
UK

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 134 (100.00%) XML
2 81 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (50.75%) Java
4 64 (47.76%) Oracle
5 59 (44.03%) JavaScript
6 58 (43.28%) SQL
7 55 (41.04%) SOAP
8 53 (39.55%) Web Services
9 50 (37.31%) HTML
10 48 (35.82%) XSLT
11 41 (30.60%) CSS
12 40 (29.85%) Git (software)
13 37 (27.61%) DevOps
14 36 (26.87%) J2EE
15 35 (26.12%) JIRA
16 34 (25.37%) ETL
16 34 (25.37%) REST
17 30 (22.39%) Data Modelling
18 29 (21.64%) Finance
18 29 (21.64%) Banking
19 28 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (20.90%) JSP
20 27 (20.15%) Linux
20 27 (20.15%) UML
20 27 (20.15%) OO
20 27 (20.15%) jQuery
20 27 (20.15%) Scrum
20 27 (20.15%) Spring
21 26 (19.40%) Jenkins
22 25 (18.66%) Oracle Database

XML Schema
Top Related 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 14 (10.45%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.70%) Confluence
3 12 (8.96%) Apache
3 12 (8.96%) JBoss
4 8 (5.97%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.48%) Drupal
5 6 (4.48%) SilverStripe
6 5 (3.73%) Mule
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.75%) IIS
10 1 (0.75%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.73%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.70%) SaaS
3 6 (4.48%) Force.com
4 5 (3.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) HTTP
2 8 (5.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.75%) FTP
4 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) Oracle Database
2 19 (14.18%) DB2
3 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
4 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
5 15 (11.19%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (8.21%) MySQL
8 10 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (7.46%) DB2 UDB
8 10 (7.46%) MongoDB
9 9 (6.72%) DataStage
10 8 (5.97%) RDBMS
11 7 (5.22%) QlikView
12 6 (4.48%) Big Data
13 5 (3.73%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (2.24%) CouchDB
14 3 (2.24%) Neo4j
14 3 (2.24%) Riak
15 2 (1.49%) Couchbase
15 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (29.85%) Git (software)
2 35 (26.12%) JIRA
3 26 (19.40%) Jenkins
4 24 (17.91%) Eclipse
4 24 (17.91%) Subversion
5 23 (17.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 21 (15.67%) Maven
7 14 (10.45%) Oracle APEX
8 13 (9.70%) PowerDesigner
9 11 (8.21%) Ant
10 10 (7.46%) ERwin
11 8 (5.97%) Hudson
11 8 (5.97%) PVCS
11 8 (5.97%) Selenium
11 8 (5.97%) WebDriver
12 7 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (3.73%) Bitbucket
13 5 (3.73%) Mercurial
13 5 (3.73%) Mockito
13 5 (3.73%) WebStorm
General
1 29 (21.64%) Banking
1 29 (21.64%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Investment Banking
3 9 (6.72%) Back Office
4 5 (3.73%) Publishing
5 4 (2.99%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (65.67%) Developer
2 41 (30.60%) Architect
3 40 (29.85%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Analyst
4 15 (11.19%) Salesforce Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Data Architect
5 12 (8.96%) Salesforce Architect
5 12 (8.96%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Integration Developer
7 9 (6.72%) ServiceNow Developer
8 7 (5.22%) ETL Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.48%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.48%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Digital Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Integration Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.73%) ITSM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (100.00%) XML
2 55 (41.04%) SOAP
3 53 (39.55%) Web Services
4 50 (37.31%) HTML
5 48 (35.82%) XSLT
6 41 (30.60%) CSS
7 36 (26.87%) J2EE
8 34 (25.37%) REST
9 28 (20.90%) JSP
10 27 (20.15%) jQuery
10 27 (20.15%) Spring
11 24 (17.91%) Hibernate
11 24 (17.91%) RESTful
12 22 (16.42%) JSON
13 21 (15.67%) Visualforce
14 20 (14.93%) HTML5
14 20 (14.93%) XSD
15 16 (11.94%) Struts
16 13 (9.70%) JPA
16 13 (9.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) CMDB
1 11 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.46%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.72%) SWIFT
4 6 (4.48%) User Experience
5 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.99%) Animation
6 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.99%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.49%) APACS
8 2 (1.49%) Wiki
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.15%) Linux
2 10 (7.46%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) Unix
3 6 (4.48%) VME
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.61%) DevOps
3 34 (25.37%) ETL
4 30 (22.39%) Data Modelling
5 28 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (20.15%) OO
6 27 (20.15%) Scrum
6 27 (20.15%) UML
7 21 (15.67%) TDD
8 18 (13.43%) Open Source
9 17 (12.69%) Data Analysis
10 16 (11.94%) Data Management
10 16 (11.94%) SOA
10 16 (11.94%) Software Engineering
11 15 (11.19%) Automated Testing
11 15 (11.19%) MVC
12 14 (10.45%) Data Migration
12 14 (10.45%) Migration
12 14 (10.45%) Workflow
13 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) Java
2 59 (44.03%) JavaScript
3 58 (43.28%) SQL
4 21 (15.67%) Apex Code
5 14 (10.45%) SOQL
6 13 (9.70%) Perl
7 9 (6.72%) C++
7 9 (6.72%) Groovy
7 9 (6.72%) Scala
8 8 (5.97%) XPath
9 7 (5.22%) PHP
10 6 (4.48%) SOSL
11 5 (3.73%) Python
12 4 (2.99%) Ruby
13 2 (1.49%) C
13 2 (1.49%) C#
13 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.75%) COBOL
14 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.24%) PMP
5 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) ISO20022
2 7 (5.22%) QA
3 4 (2.99%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.49%) SEPA
5 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) MOM
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (47.76%) Oracle
2 23 (17.16%) Talend
3 21 (15.67%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (11.19%) Informatica
5 12 (8.96%) ServiceNow
6 11 (8.21%) BMC
6 11 (8.21%) HP
6 11 (8.21%) Remedy
7 7 (5.22%) IBM
7 7 (5.22%) Tableau
8 5 (3.73%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.99%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.99%) webMethods
10 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.24%) Pega
10 3 (2.24%) Siebel
11 2 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.75%) Google
12 1 (0.75%) WorldPay