Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 771 814
Rank change year-on-year +8 +43 -93
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 112 125 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 48
UK median daily rate £420 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.95% +1.87% -
10th Percentile £263 £229 £313
90th Percentile £600 £519 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
UK median hourly rate £11.93 £21.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.51% -34.85% -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.93 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year -44.51% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32518 31826 32407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22959 22067 22211
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 364 554
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.19 £15.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XML Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 12 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England -2 93 £420 +6.67% 4
UK excluding London +37 69 £375 +7.14% 3
London -55 40 £525 +27.27% 1
South East +14 24 £395 +8.97% 2
East of England -1 19 £388 - 1
Wales +20 11 £275 +49.86%
South West +7 6 £330 +1.54%
Scotland -1 5 £475 +35.71%
North of England +50 2 - -
West Midlands +27 2 £375 -
Midlands +21 2 £375 -9.09%
North West - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 112 (100.00%) XML
2 59 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (49.11%) SQL
4 45 (40.18%) Java
5 44 (39.29%) Scrum
6 37 (33.04%) JSON
7 35 (31.25%) Web Services
8 32 (28.57%) Oracle
9 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
9 31 (27.68%) REST
10 29 (25.89%) XSD
10 29 (25.89%) ETL
11 28 (25.00%) SOAP
12 26 (23.21%) Git (software)
13 25 (22.32%) HTML
14 23 (20.54%) CSS
14 23 (20.54%) Data Analysis
15 21 (18.75%) Subversion
16 20 (17.86%) .NET
17 19 (16.96%) Internet
17 19 (16.96%) Kanban
17 19 (16.96%) JIRA
18 18 (16.07%) Maven
18 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (16.07%) SOA
18 18 (16.07%) Relational Database
19 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
19 17 (15.18%) Spring
20 16 (14.29%) UML
20 16 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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 13 (11.61%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.79%) Mule
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) Jetty
5 1 (0.89%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.89%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) SaaS
2 10 (8.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (8.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.36%) IaaS
4 6 (5.36%) PaaS
5 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.89%) Boomi
8 1 (0.89%) Force.com
8 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Internet
2 15 (13.39%) HTTP
3 11 (9.82%) FTP
4 9 (8.04%) SMTP
4 9 (8.04%) SSL
5 5 (4.46%) LDAP
6 4 (3.57%) DNS
6 4 (3.57%) X.509
7 2 (1.79%) CTI
8 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.89%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) Relational Database
1 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (11.61%) MongoDB
5 12 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 11 (9.82%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.57%) DataStage
7 4 (3.57%) DB2
7 4 (3.57%) GIS
7 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.68%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.79%) Redis
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.75%) Subversion
3 19 (16.96%) JIRA
4 18 (16.07%) Maven
5 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 13 (11.61%) Selenium
7 10 (8.93%) Eclipse
7 10 (8.93%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (8.04%) Hudson
8 9 (8.04%) JUnit
8 9 (8.04%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.14%) Vagrant
9 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 7 (6.25%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
13 4 (3.57%) Moq
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Publishing
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Back Office
4 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (52.68%) Developer
2 15 (13.39%) Analyst
2 15 (13.39%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.71%) Architect
4 10 (8.93%) Integration Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Consultant
5 9 (8.04%) Salesforce Developer
6 7 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Data Integration Developer
8 5 (4.46%) ETL Developer
9 4 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Java Applications Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Linux Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (33.04%) JSON
3 35 (31.25%) Web Services
4 31 (27.68%) REST
5 29 (25.89%) XSD
6 28 (25.00%) SOAP
7 25 (22.32%) HTML
8 23 (20.54%) CSS
9 20 (17.86%) .NET
10 17 (15.18%) Spring
11 16 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 15 (13.39%) Ajax
13 14 (12.50%) Middleware
14 13 (11.61%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (11.61%) XSL
15 12 (10.71%) RESTful
16 11 (9.82%) Visualforce
16 11 (9.82%) XHTML
17 9 (8.04%) ebXML
17 9 (8.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.04%) DataPower
3 8 (7.14%) CMDB
4 7 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.36%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.57%) NHS
8 3 (2.68%) Derivative
8 3 (2.68%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (2.68%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.68%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.89%) APACS
10 1 (0.89%) Blog
10 1 (0.89%) Clustering
10 1 (0.89%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.29%) Scrum
3 29 (25.89%) ETL
4 23 (20.54%) Data Analysis
5 19 (16.96%) Kanban
6 18 (16.07%) SOA
7 16 (14.29%) UML
8 15 (13.39%) OO
8 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
9 14 (12.50%) EAI
9 14 (12.50%) ITIL
9 14 (12.50%) MVC
10 13 (11.61%) TDD
11 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.71%) DevOps
11 12 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (9.82%) API Development
12 11 (9.82%) Data Security
12 11 (9.82%) High Availability
12 11 (9.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.11%) SQL
2 45 (40.18%) Java
3 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.61%) C#
5 11 (9.82%) Apex Code
6 10 (8.93%) SOQL
7 9 (8.04%) ActionScript
7 9 (8.04%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (8.04%) ActionScript 3.0
8 8 (7.14%) XPath
9 6 (5.36%) Python
10 5 (4.46%) ES6
10 5 (4.46%) Scala
10 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.46%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.57%) C
11 4 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) MCSD
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) RosettaNet
2 6 (5.36%) QA
3 5 (4.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.68%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.89%) MiFID
5 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.61%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (9.82%) ServiceNow
4 11 (9.82%) webMethods
5 9 (8.04%) IBM
6 4 (3.57%) ESRI
7 3 (2.68%) Informatica
8 2 (1.79%) Avaya
8 2 (1.79%) Talend
8 2 (1.79%) Teradata
9 1 (0.89%) Citrix
9 1 (0.89%) FNZ
9 1 (0.89%) HP
9 1 (0.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.89%) Twitter