The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 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.

XML Schema
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 606 529
Rank change year-on-year +71 -77  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 70 42 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.078% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.28% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 54
Median daily rate £503 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.23% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £610 £475
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the UK

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML Schema in the UK

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in the UK

XML Schema
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +76 66 £508 +19.41% 9
London +35 29 £600 +11.62% 2
East of England +13 17 £503 +36.73%
South East +23 13 £444 +10.93% 4
Essex - 11 £525 -
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £513 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £444 - 4
City of London -5 5 £600 +9.09%
Kidlington - 5 £438 -
Berkshire +24 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £300 -
North West +31 3 £500 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £500 -
Luton - 3 £300 -
Cambridge +9 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
South West -5 2 £430 +14.66%
Scotland - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £525 -
Oxford - 1 £485 - 2
Nottingham - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 141 (100.00%) XML
2 83 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (46.81%) Java
4 65 (46.10%) Oracle
5 61 (43.26%) SQL
6 56 (39.72%) JavaScript
7 54 (38.30%) SOAP
8 50 (35.46%) Web Services
9 48 (34.04%) HTML
10 46 (32.62%) XSLT
11 42 (29.79%) ETL
12 40 (28.37%) CSS
13 39 (27.66%) Git (software)
14 37 (26.24%) DevOps
15 35 (24.82%) JIRA
15 35 (24.82%) J2EE
16 33 (23.40%) Data Modelling
17 32 (22.70%) REST
18 31 (21.99%) Finance
19 30 (21.28%) Banking
20 28 (19.86%) Scrum
20 28 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (19.15%) jQuery
21 27 (19.15%) Spring
21 27 (19.15%) XSD
21 27 (19.15%) UML
22 26 (18.44%) Linux
22 26 (18.44%) JSP
22 26 (18.44%) Oracle Database
23 25 (17.73%) Jenkins

XML Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (9.93%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.22%) Confluence
3 12 (8.51%) Apache
3 12 (8.51%) JBoss
4 8 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.96%) Drupal
6 6 (4.26%) SilverStripe
7 5 (3.55%) Mule
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.71%) IIS
11 1 (0.71%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.84%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.42%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.22%) SaaS
3 6 (4.26%) Force.com
4 5 (3.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) HTTP
2 8 (5.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) Oracle Database
2 20 (14.18%) DB2
3 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (12.06%) Relational Database
5 15 (10.64%) NoSQL
6 12 (8.51%) MySQL
7 11 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (7.09%) DataStage
8 10 (7.09%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
10 8 (5.67%) RDBMS
11 7 (4.96%) Big Data
11 7 (4.96%) QlikView
11 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (2.13%) CouchDB
13 3 (2.13%) Neo4j
13 3 (2.13%) Riak
14 2 (1.42%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 35 (24.82%) JIRA
3 25 (17.73%) Jenkins
4 24 (17.02%) Eclipse
4 24 (17.02%) Subversion
4 24 (17.02%) Talend Open Studio
5 21 (14.89%) Maven
6 15 (10.64%) PowerDesigner
7 14 (9.93%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (7.80%) Ant
8 11 (7.80%) ERwin
9 8 (5.67%) Hudson
9 8 (5.67%) PVCS
9 8 (5.67%) Selenium
9 8 (5.67%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (3.55%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.55%) JUnit
11 5 (3.55%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (21.99%) Finance
2 30 (21.28%) Banking
3 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.09%) Back Office
5 5 (3.55%) Publishing
5 5 (3.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Advertising
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (64.54%) Developer
2 43 (30.50%) Architect
3 38 (26.95%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.35%) Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Salesforce Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Technical Architect
7 12 (8.51%) Data Architect
7 12 (8.51%) Salesforce Architect
8 11 (7.80%) Data Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Integration Developer
11 8 (5.67%) ETL Developer
11 8 (5.67%) ServiceNow Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Digital Architect
13 6 (4.26%) Applications Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Digital Technical Architect
13 6 (4.26%) Integration Architect
13 6 (4.26%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.55%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (100.00%) XML
2 54 (38.30%) SOAP
3 50 (35.46%) Web Services
4 48 (34.04%) HTML
5 46 (32.62%) XSLT
6 40 (28.37%) CSS
7 35 (24.82%) J2EE
8 32 (22.70%) REST
9 27 (19.15%) jQuery
9 27 (19.15%) Spring
9 27 (19.15%) XSD
10 26 (18.44%) JSP
11 24 (17.02%) Hibernate
11 24 (17.02%) RESTful
12 21 (14.89%) JSON
12 21 (14.89%) Visualforce
13 19 (13.48%) HTML5
14 16 (11.35%) Struts
15 13 (9.22%) .NET
15 13 (9.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) CMDB
2 10 (7.09%) Mainframe
2 10 (7.09%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.26%) User Experience
5 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.84%) Animation
6 4 (2.84%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.42%) APACS
8 2 (1.42%) NHS
8 2 (1.42%) Wiki
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Linux
2 11 (7.80%) Windows
3 6 (4.26%) VME
4 4 (2.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.79%) ETL
3 37 (26.24%) DevOps
4 33 (23.40%) Data Modelling
5 28 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (19.86%) Scrum
6 27 (19.15%) UML
7 24 (17.02%) OO
8 21 (14.89%) TDD
9 19 (13.48%) Data Analysis
10 17 (12.06%) Open Source
11 16 (11.35%) Data Management
11 16 (11.35%) Data Migration
11 16 (11.35%) Migration
11 16 (11.35%) SOA
12 15 (10.64%) Automated Testing
12 15 (10.64%) MVC
12 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.22%) Configuration Management
13 13 (9.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.81%) Java
2 61 (43.26%) SQL
3 56 (39.72%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.89%) Apex Code
5 14 (9.93%) SOQL
6 11 (7.80%) Perl
7 8 (5.67%) Groovy
7 8 (5.67%) Scala
7 8 (5.67%) XPath
8 7 (4.96%) C++
8 7 (4.96%) PHP
9 6 (4.26%) SOSL
10 5 (3.55%) Python
11 4 (2.84%) Ruby
12 3 (2.13%) C#
13 2 (1.42%) C
13 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.71%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.13%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) ISO20022
2 8 (5.67%) QA
3 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) MOM
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (46.10%) Oracle
2 24 (17.02%) Talend
3 21 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (11.35%) Informatica
5 11 (7.80%) ServiceNow
6 10 (7.09%) BMC
6 10 (7.09%) HP
6 10 (7.09%) Remedy
7 7 (4.96%) IBM
7 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.96%) Tableau
8 5 (3.55%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.55%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.84%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.84%) webMethods
10 3 (2.13%) Pega
10 3 (2.13%) Siebel
11 2 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.71%) SAP
12 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
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