The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 123 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing XSD 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.95% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£488 £450 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +227.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - £32.00
XSD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 614 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 23.75% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 333 266
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XSD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XSD across the Berkshire region.

XSD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XSD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XSD across the Berkshire region.

XSD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

XSD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 1 - -
XSD
South East

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XSD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSD.

1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) webMethods
4 3 (42.86%) WSDL
4 3 (42.86%) Software AG
4 3 (42.86%) JDBC
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) EAI
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XMLSpy
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XSD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) webMethods Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Software AG
1 3 (42.86%) webMethods
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
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