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 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 588 582
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6  
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 44 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 47
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £523 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -1.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £39.73
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 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 14826 15294 15382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.05% 28.44% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10246 10766 10266
Median daily rate £426 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 181 209
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £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

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 24 June 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 24 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
England +40 42 £420 +5.00% 12
London +14 15 £475 +8.57% 5
East of England +3 10 £288 -28.12% 1
South East +16 6 £475 -2.06% 6
South West +7 6 £335 +1.51%
Cambridge +8 5 £400 +3.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £400 +3.22% 1
Luton -1 4 £288 -45.23%
Bedfordshire -4 4 £288 -45.23%
City of London - 4 - - 2
Exeter - 3 £210 -
Brighton - 3 £250 -
East Sussex - 3 £250 -
Devon - 3 £210 -
West Midlands +25 2 £381 +100.65%
North West - 2 £353 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £353 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Scotland +43 1 £425 +21.42% 2
Berkshire +23 1 £544 +50.06% 3
West Yorkshire +20 1 £420 +13.89%
Leeds +19 1 £420 +29.23%
Yorkshire +17 1 £420 +13.89%
Hampshire +14 1 - - 1
Glasgow +2 1 £425 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire -13 1 £475 -7.31% 2
Essex - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 115 (100.00%) XML
2 78 (67.83%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (54.78%) Oracle
4 57 (49.57%) Java
5 44 (38.26%) HTML
6 41 (35.65%) JavaScript
7 37 (32.17%) SQL
7 37 (32.17%) CSS
8 36 (31.30%) Scrum
9 35 (30.43%) SOAP
9 35 (30.43%) ETL
9 35 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 34 (29.57%) J2EE
11 32 (27.83%) Web Services
12 31 (26.96%) Data Modelling
12 31 (26.96%) JIRA
13 29 (25.22%) JSON
13 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (25.22%) Banking
13 29 (25.22%) UML
14 26 (22.61%) OO
14 26 (22.61%) XSLT
15 25 (21.74%) Linux
15 25 (21.74%) Spring
15 25 (21.74%) jQuery
15 25 (21.74%) HTML5
16 24 (20.87%) REST
16 24 (20.87%) TDD
16 24 (20.87%) Finance
17 23 (20.00%) Salesforce.com

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 15 (13.04%) Apache
1 15 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 12 (10.43%) Confluence
2 12 (10.43%) JBoss
3 7 (6.09%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.35%) Mule
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.74%) IIS
7 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.87%) Drupal
8 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.87%) Jetty
8 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.74%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 10 (8.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.22%) Force.com
5 5 (4.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) HTTP
2 10 (8.70%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.61%) LDAP
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.74%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.87%) DNS
5 1 (0.87%) FTP
5 1 (0.87%) Skype
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) Relational Database
2 20 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 18 (15.65%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.17%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.30%) DB2
6 12 (10.43%) DataStage
7 11 (9.57%) RDBMS
8 10 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
9 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (6.09%) Big Data
10 7 (6.09%) MySQL
11 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (5.22%) QlikView
12 3 (2.61%) CouchDB
12 3 (2.61%) Neo4j
12 3 (2.61%) Riak
13 2 (1.74%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.74%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 35 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 31 (26.96%) JIRA
3 22 (19.13%) Jenkins
4 21 (18.26%) Subversion
5 20 (17.39%) PowerDesigner
5 20 (17.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 19 (16.52%) Maven
7 17 (14.78%) Eclipse
8 16 (13.91%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (11.30%) ERwin
10 10 (8.70%) Hudson
10 10 (8.70%) Selenium
10 10 (8.70%) WebDriver
11 8 (6.96%) JUnit
11 8 (6.96%) PVCS
12 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (5.22%) IntelliJ
12 6 (5.22%) Mercurial
12 6 (5.22%) Mockito
12 6 (5.22%) WebStorm
General
1 29 (25.22%) Banking
2 24 (20.87%) Finance
3 13 (11.30%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.43%) Back Office
5 5 (4.35%) Retail
6 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.87%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (47.83%) Developer
2 44 (38.26%) Architect
3 29 (25.22%) Java Developer
4 21 (18.26%) Analyst
5 16 (13.91%) Salesforce Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Technical Architect
7 12 (10.43%) Data Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Salesforce Architect
8 9 (7.83%) Data Architect
8 9 (7.83%) Integration Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Digital Architect
9 7 (6.09%) UI Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (5.22%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Integration Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Banking Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Java Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Lead Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (100.00%) XML
2 44 (38.26%) HTML
3 37 (32.17%) CSS
4 35 (30.43%) SOAP
5 34 (29.57%) J2EE
6 32 (27.83%) Web Services
7 29 (25.22%) JSON
8 26 (22.61%) XSLT
9 25 (21.74%) HTML5
9 25 (21.74%) jQuery
9 25 (21.74%) Spring
10 24 (20.87%) REST
11 23 (20.00%) Visualforce
12 22 (19.13%) XSD
13 21 (18.26%) Hibernate
14 20 (17.39%) JSP
15 19 (16.52%) Middleware
15 19 (16.52%) RESTful
16 15 (13.04%) JPA
17 14 (12.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) SWIFT
2 8 (6.96%) Animation
2 8 (6.96%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.96%) N-Tier
3 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.22%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.74%) APACS
8 2 (1.74%) Wiki
9 1 (0.87%) Clustering
9 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.87%) DataPower
9 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Linux
2 15 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) VME
4 2 (1.74%) Solaris
4 2 (1.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.87%) AIX
5 1 (0.87%) HPUX
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (67.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Scrum
3 35 (30.43%) ETL
4 31 (26.96%) Data Modelling
5 29 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (25.22%) UML
6 26 (22.61%) OO
7 24 (20.87%) TDD
8 23 (20.00%) DevOps
9 22 (19.13%) Data Analysis
9 22 (19.13%) Test Automation
10 20 (17.39%) Data Migration
10 20 (17.39%) Migration
11 18 (15.65%) SOA
12 16 (13.91%) MVC
13 15 (13.04%) Configuration Management
14 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
15 13 (11.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 13 (11.30%) Translating Business Requirements
15 13 (11.30%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.57%) Java
2 41 (35.65%) JavaScript
3 37 (32.17%) SQL
4 23 (20.00%) Apex Code
5 16 (13.91%) SOQL
6 11 (9.57%) Scala
7 10 (8.70%) Groovy
8 6 (5.22%) SOSL
9 4 (3.48%) C#
9 4 (3.48%) C++
9 4 (3.48%) Python
9 4 (3.48%) Ruby
9 4 (3.48%) XPath
10 1 (0.87%) COBOL
10 1 (0.87%) Erlang
10 1 (0.87%) Haskell
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.61%) PMP
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) ISO 20022
2 11 (9.57%) QA
3 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.74%) SEPA
5 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) MOM
2 1 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (54.78%) Oracle
2 23 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (17.39%) Talend
4 19 (16.52%) Informatica
5 7 (6.09%) IBM
6 6 (5.22%) Tableau
7 5 (4.35%) Fujitsu
7 5 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.48%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.48%) webMethods
9 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.61%) Pega
9 3 (2.61%) Siebel
10 2 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.87%) CA
11 1 (0.87%) FNZ
11 1 (0.87%) McAfee
11 1 (0.87%) SAP
11 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.87%) Sun
Scotland
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Rate: £450.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago