The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 28 June 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.

XML Schema
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 136 132
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.51% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £335 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £326 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £346 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +5.33% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 - £19.46

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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 723 792 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.44% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 547 553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.63 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.97% -0.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the South West

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in the South West

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in the South West

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Devon - 3 £210 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
XML Schema
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) XSD
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) JAX-RS
5 3 (37.50%) Dropwizard
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Service Design
6 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Struts
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (25.00%) JSF
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) BPMN
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Pentaho

XML Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Liquibase
1 1 (12.50%) MagicDraw
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Dropwizard
4 3 (37.50%) JAXB
4 3 (37.50%) JAX-RS
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) XSD
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) JSF
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) Lucene
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) BPMN
2 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Lineage
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
3 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) SPARQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle