Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 208 172
Rank change year-on-year +31 -36 -5
Contract jobs citing XML Schema 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.046% 0.066% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
West Midlands median daily rate £381 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.66% -36.67% -20.00%
England median daily rate £459 £382 £375
% change year-on-year +20.09% +1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.93 - £39.73

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 West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1069 1520 1212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.34% 25.17% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 950 755
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -12.86% +12.51%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.45 £12.21
90th Percentile £40.33 £39.50 £42.92
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
% change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XML Schema as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XML Schema in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Schema in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Schema in the West Midlands

XML Schema
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
XML Schema
England

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

1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework

XML Schema
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) FNZ
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sun