The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema
England / London
Rank 372 389 369
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 30 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 24
Median daily rate £588 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.30% +34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £330 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £469
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6686 6989 6301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.81% 31.78% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 5229 4550
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML Schema in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in London

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in London

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in London

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +4 5 £600 +9.09%
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 65 (100.00%) XML
2 35 (53.85%) Oracle
3 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (44.62%) SQL
4 29 (44.62%) Web Services
5 28 (43.08%) Banking
6 27 (41.54%) Java
7 25 (38.46%) SOAP
8 24 (36.92%) HTML
9 23 (35.38%) DevOps
10 21 (32.31%) JIRA
10 21 (32.31%) Visualforce
10 21 (32.31%) Apex Code
10 21 (32.31%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (32.31%) XSLT
11 20 (30.77%) CSS
11 20 (30.77%) Finance
12 19 (29.23%) Data Modelling
12 19 (29.23%) REST
13 17 (26.15%) Linux
14 16 (24.62%) XSD
15 15 (23.08%) SOA
16 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
16 14 (21.54%) Oracle APEX
16 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
16 14 (21.54%) SOQL
16 14 (21.54%) UML
16 14 (21.54%) OO
16 14 (21.54%) Data Analysis

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (7.69%) Mule
5 4 (6.15%) JBoss
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (3.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) SaaS
2 6 (9.23%) Force.com
3 5 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) DataStage
2 9 (13.85%) DB2
3 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.77%) QlikView
5 6 (9.23%) Big Data
5 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) OLTP
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) JIRA
2 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (13.85%) ERwin
4 9 (13.85%) Maven
4 9 (13.85%) PowerDesigner
4 9 (13.85%) Subversion
4 9 (13.85%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (12.31%) Hudson
5 8 (12.31%) Selenium
5 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.08%) Rational Software Modeler
8 1 (1.54%) Ant
8 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (43.08%) Banking
2 20 (30.77%) Finance
3 11 (16.92%) Investment Banking
4 9 (13.85%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Salesforce Developer
4 14 (21.54%) Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Data Architect
5 12 (18.46%) Salesforce Architect
6 10 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
7 9 (13.85%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C++ Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (7.69%) ITSM Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.15%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
10 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Consultant
11 3 (4.62%) Java Architect
11 3 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (44.62%) Web Services
3 25 (38.46%) SOAP
4 24 (36.92%) HTML
5 21 (32.31%) Visualforce
5 21 (32.31%) XSLT
6 20 (30.77%) CSS
7 19 (29.23%) REST
8 16 (24.62%) XSD
9 13 (20.00%) XSL
10 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
10 12 (18.46%) GWT
11 10 (15.38%) HTML5
11 10 (15.38%) J2EE
11 10 (15.38%) RESTful
12 9 (13.85%) .NET
12 9 (13.85%) XML Messaging
13 7 (10.77%) Middleware
14 6 (9.23%) EJB
14 6 (9.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) CMDB
2 9 (13.85%) SWIFT
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
7 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.62%) Reference Data
7 3 (4.62%) Virtual Team
8 2 (3.08%) APACS
8 2 (3.08%) User Experience
9 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) DevOps
3 19 (29.23%) Data Modelling
4 15 (23.08%) SOA
5 14 (21.54%) Data Analysis
5 14 (21.54%) OO
5 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.54%) UML
5 14 (21.54%) Workflow
6 13 (20.00%) ETL
6 13 (20.00%) XML Parsing
7 12 (18.46%) ITIL
7 12 (18.46%) ITIL V3
7 12 (18.46%) ITSM
8 10 (15.38%) CRM
8 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
8 10 (15.38%) Migration
8 10 (15.38%) Scrum
9 9 (13.85%) Investment Management
9 9 (13.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
2 29 (44.62%) SQL
3 27 (41.54%) Java
4 21 (32.31%) Apex Code
5 14 (21.54%) SOQL
6 9 (13.85%) C++
7 7 (10.77%) Perl
8 6 (9.23%) SOSL
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) C#
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) Python
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
1 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.62%) PMP
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO20022
2 7 (10.77%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.08%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) MOM
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Oracle
2 21 (32.31%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (21.54%) Informatica
4 12 (18.46%) ServiceNow
5 11 (16.92%) BMC
5 11 (16.92%) HP
5 11 (16.92%) Remedy
6 9 (13.85%) Talend
7 7 (10.77%) IBM
7 7 (10.77%) Tableau
8 5 (7.69%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.62%) Pega
9 3 (4.62%) Siebel
10 2 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (1.54%) WorldPay