Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 May 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 202 238
Rank change year-on-year +3 +36 -24
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 21 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.092% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
North West median daily rate £438 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.86% +12.31% -14.75%
10th Percentile £349 £328 £313
90th Percentile £525 £495 £338
England median daily rate £475 £486 £463
% change year-on-year -2.31% +5.14% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,982 1,728 2,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.05% 31.75% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,150 1,355
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £267
90th Percentile £540 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 52 72
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +64.44%
10th Percentile £12.83 £20.00 £16.97
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.00 £47.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.19% +10.00%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML Schema in the North West

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the North West

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in the North West

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Manchester -3 21 £438 +24.11% 1
XML Schema
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 21 (100.00%) Web Services
1 21 (100.00%) XML
1 21 (100.00%) REST
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) TDD
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (80.95%) HTML
3 17 (80.95%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) SAX
4 15 (71.43%) SOAP
4 15 (71.43%) DOM
5 14 (66.67%) Ajax
6 13 (61.90%) Node.js
7 12 (57.14%) MVC
7 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
8 11 (52.38%) Java
8 11 (52.38%) SQL
9 10 (47.62%) .NET
9 10 (47.62%) C#
9 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
9 10 (47.62%) WCF
10 8 (38.10%) Pair Programming
11 7 (33.33%) MySQL
11 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
11 7 (33.33%) SonarQube
11 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 7 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket

XML Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (14.29%) Couchbase
5 2 (9.52%) CouchDB
5 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
5 2 (9.52%) Riak
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) eggPlant
4 3 (14.29%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.76%) git-flow
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (4.76%) Mocha
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) REST
1 21 (100.00%) Web Services
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 17 (80.95%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) DOM
3 15 (71.43%) SAX
3 15 (71.43%) SOAP
4 14 (66.67%) Ajax
5 13 (61.90%) Node.js
6 10 (47.62%) .NET
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 10 (47.62%) WCF
7 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) LINQ
8 6 (28.57%) XSLT
9 4 (19.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 7 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Pair Programming
5 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Kanban
7 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Web Development
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) CRM
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) Workflow
9 3 (14.29%) ATDD
9 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) XPath
5 5 (23.81%) Groovy
5 5 (23.81%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
5 5 (23.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle