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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema
England / South West
Rank 134 139 143
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.034% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.14% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £430 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +24.66% -  
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 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 738 711 770
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.67% 24.50% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 472 503
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Dorset - 1 £525 -
XML Schema
England

XML Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Lucene
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) MagicDraw
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) SPARQL

XML Schema
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
1 1 (33.33%) MagicDraw
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Lucene
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MOF
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) RDF
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle