Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 739 803
Rank change year-on-year -45 +64 -67
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 107 132 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 61
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £293 £263
90th Percentile £613 £631 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +20.25% +5.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £11.93 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.93 -

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 35,181 30,573 31,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.92% 32.21% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,745 21,091 22,089
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 386 404
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.08 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.88 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +1.35%

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 16 July 2018.

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 13 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 16 July 2018. 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 -44 99 £500 +5.26% 12
UK excluding London -47 59 £475 +20.25% 10
London -47 48 £535 +1.90% 2
East of England 0 26 £550 +57.14% 2
North of England -16 17 £438 +16.67%
North West -19 14 £450 +23.29%
Wales -9 6 £423 -
South East -41 4 £350 -20.00% 7
West Midlands -17 3 £550 +44.26%
Midlands -18 3 £550 +44.26%
North East - 3 £250 -
Scotland -39 2 - -
South West +1 1 £475 +41.79% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML Schema also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 107 (100.00%) XML
2 57 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (50.47%) SQL
4 40 (37.38%) Java
5 39 (36.45%) Web Services
6 35 (32.71%) ETL
7 33 (30.84%) REST
8 30 (28.04%) HTML
8 30 (28.04%) Oracle
9 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
9 26 (24.30%) CSS
9 26 (24.30%) JSON
10 25 (23.36%) MVC
10 25 (23.36%) Data Modelling
11 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
12 23 (21.50%) SOAP
12 23 (21.50%) TDD
12 23 (21.50%) Spring
13 20 (18.69%) Finance
13 20 (18.69%) Middleware
13 20 (18.69%) Data Quality
14 19 (17.76%) Data Mapping
14 19 (17.76%) Data Integration
14 19 (17.76%) XPath
15 18 (16.82%) DataStage
16 17 (15.89%) XSLT
16 17 (15.89%) Linux
16 17 (15.89%) Maven
17 16 (14.95%) C#
17 16 (14.95%) Git (software)

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 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.54%) CMS
3 6 (5.61%) Alfresco
3 6 (5.61%) Liferay
3 6 (5.61%) Magnolia
4 3 (2.80%) Confluence
4 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) Mule
6 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) Line 500
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.87%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.80%) SaaS
5 2 (1.87%) Boomi
5 2 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) GitHub
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) FTP
2 10 (9.35%) HTTP
3 3 (2.80%) DNS
3 3 (2.80%) X.509
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) DataStage
3 15 (14.02%) DB2
4 13 (12.15%) Informix
4 13 (12.15%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (11.21%) QualityStage
6 10 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (9.35%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (7.48%) MySQL
7 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database
7 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.74%) Power BI
10 3 (2.80%) Bigtable
10 3 (2.80%) Blockchain
10 3 (2.80%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Maven
2 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.15%) JUnit
4 11 (10.28%) PowerDesigner
5 10 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (9.35%) IntelliJ
5 10 (9.35%) Mockito
6 9 (8.41%) Subversion
7 7 (6.54%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.54%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.61%) JIRA
8 6 (5.61%) SonarQube
8 6 (5.61%) Toad
8 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.67%) Ant
9 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
9 5 (4.67%) WebStorm
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.80%) TestNG
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Legal
3 7 (6.54%) Marketing
3 7 (6.54%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.67%) Electronics
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.80%) Games
6 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.87%) Back Office
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 25 (23.36%) Architect
3 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Data Architect
5 12 (11.21%) ETL Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) DataStage Developer
7 10 (9.35%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Integration Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.67%) XML Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Designer
10 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.74%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (36.45%) Web Services
3 33 (30.84%) REST
4 30 (28.04%) HTML
5 26 (24.30%) CSS
5 26 (24.30%) JSON
6 23 (21.50%) SOAP
6 23 (21.50%) Spring
7 20 (18.69%) Middleware
8 17 (15.89%) XSLT
9 14 (13.08%) .NET
9 14 (13.08%) DOM
9 14 (13.08%) J2EE
9 14 (13.08%) SAX
10 13 (12.15%) HTML5
11 12 (11.21%) Hibernate
12 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
13 10 (9.35%) Ajax
13 10 (9.35%) WCF
14 9 (8.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.54%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.54%) Reference Data
4 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.67%) NHS
6 4 (3.74%) Fintech
6 4 (3.74%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.87%) DataPower
8 2 (1.87%) Wiki
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.93%) IPTV
9 1 (0.93%) MPEG
9 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 2 (1.87%) AIX
4 2 (1.87%) CentOS
4 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) ETL
3 25 (23.36%) Data Modelling
3 25 (23.36%) MVC
4 23 (21.50%) TDD
5 19 (17.76%) Data Integration
5 19 (17.76%) Data Mapping
6 15 (14.02%) Scrum
7 14 (13.08%) BDD
7 14 (13.08%) Data Management
7 14 (13.08%) SOA
7 14 (13.08%) UML
8 13 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (12.15%) Data Architecture
8 13 (12.15%) SDLC
9 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.21%) Migration
9 12 (11.21%) Workflow
10 11 (10.28%) Data Migration
10 11 (10.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.47%) SQL
2 40 (37.38%) Java
3 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.76%) XPath
5 16 (14.95%) C#
6 10 (9.35%) Groovy
7 8 (7.48%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.54%) Scala
9 5 (4.67%) Java 8
9 5 (4.67%) Python
10 4 (3.74%) Ruby
11 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.80%) Korn
11 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.87%) ABAP
12 2 (1.87%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.87%) C
12 2 (1.87%) C++
12 2 (1.87%) Perl
12 2 (1.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
1 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.80%) PMO
3 2 (1.87%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.87%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) SEPA
3 2 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.87%) MOM
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 1 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) Oracle
2 14 (13.08%) IBM
3 13 (12.15%) Teradata
4 11 (10.28%) Citrix
5 9 (8.41%) HP
5 9 (8.41%) SAP
6 7 (6.54%) Informatica
7 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.74%) Alteryx
8 4 (3.74%) Capita
9 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.87%) Apple
10 2 (1.87%) Dell
10 2 (1.87%) Google
10 2 (1.87%) OpenText
10 2 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.87%) Remedy
10 2 (1.87%) Sage
10 2 (1.87%) Talend
10 2 (1.87%) webMethods