The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 232 254 264
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.087% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.37% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2046 2168 2316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.40% 23.69% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1458 1343
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the South East

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in the South East

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Oxfordshire - 8 £444 - 2
Berkshire +18 4 - -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) ETL
4 15 (57.69%) SOAP
4 15 (57.69%) Java
5 14 (53.85%) Oracle
5 14 (53.85%) JIRA
5 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (53.85%) Talend Open Studio
5 14 (53.85%) RESTful
5 14 (53.85%) Talend
6 13 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 9 (34.62%) Integration Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Web Services
9 8 (30.77%) JBoss
9 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
9 8 (30.77%) Spring
9 8 (30.77%) Apache CXF
9 8 (30.77%) Apache Camel
9 8 (30.77%) JPA
10 7 (26.92%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
10 7 (26.92%) JSON
10 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
11 6 (23.08%) RDF
11 6 (23.08%) XSLT
11 6 (23.08%) MySQL

XML Schema
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 6 (23.08%) Drupal
2 6 (23.08%) SilverStripe
3 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.85%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.85%) Perch
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) JIRA
1 14 (53.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Integration Developer
4 7 (26.92%) ETL Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Integration Architect
6 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Talend Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) SOAP
3 14 (53.85%) RESTful
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) Apache Camel
5 8 (30.77%) Apache CXF
5 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 8 (30.77%) JPA
5 8 (30.77%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) Java EE
7 6 (23.08%) XSLT
8 5 (19.23%) Laravel
8 5 (19.23%) REST
8 5 (19.23%) Symfony
9 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
9 1 (3.85%) J2EE
9 1 (3.85%) OpenLayers
9 1 (3.85%) Spring Integration
9 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) ETL
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Integration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
5 7 (26.92%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (23.08%) Data Management
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (23.08%) RDF
6 6 (23.08%) Release Management
6 6 (23.08%) Secure Coding
7 5 (19.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Informatics
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) XPath
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
1 14 (53.85%) Talend
2 4 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 4 (15.38%) webMethods
3 1 (3.85%) Google